Your gift provides short term and long term solutions for people who are hungry, experiencing homelessness and living in poverty or crisis. With programs for children, adults and families, Catholic Charities annually helps nearly 30,000 people, regardless of faith, background or circumstance and advocates on their behalf. With your help, we’ll work hard towards a better Twin Cities community by helping those of us most in need.
Join the Meal of the Month Club with a donation of $35 or more and help provide one millions meals and snacks each year. More details
Partner with Catholic Charities to serve people in need, regardless of faith, in the Twin Cities community. More details
Tribute and Memorial Gifts are a unique way to honor a loved one while supporting those most in need. More details
Ensure that your values continue beyond your lifetime and make a lasting impact in the lives of those most in need.
Gifts of stock and mutual funds have no minimum requirements and you receive a two-fold tax savings. More details
No. Catholic Charities is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit, registered in the State of Minnesota. All gifts to Catholic Charities are used solely for the programs and services impacting the thousands of people we serve each year. Contributions cannot be directed to the Archdiocese or any other organization or used for any other purpose. Gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
In 2014, Catholic Charities overall spending on administration and fundraising was approximately 18%, well below the Charities Review Council’s strict accountability standards recommended maximum of 30%.
In 2014, more than 17,000 individual donors and hundreds of organizations and churches funded nearly 35% of our work in the community. This includes grants from the United Way (4%) and a gift from the annual Catholic Services Appeal (3%). Public contracts, fees for services and investment revenue fund the remainder of our operations.
Your employer may be able to match your donation. Contact your human resources department to see if your employer has a matching gift program.
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