Leaders from organizations across Minnesota providing emergency shelter and services to people experiencing homelessness came together in a recent news conference with an urgent call to action for to state, local and public officials: Our ability as a state to manage community spread, #FlattenTheCurve, and reduce pressure on hospitals will not be successful if we… (Read More)
Hear from Jessica Hancock-Allen, Catholic Charities nurse, how you can be the helper today. Give a financial gift, volunteer your time if you are well and able (Catholic Charities volunteers are considered essential during this time), donate critical supplies and spread the word to Be the Helper >>.
I’m writing today with a simple message and candid request. My message: As one of the state’s largest providers of emergency services to those most in need, COVID-19 is stretching us beyond our capacity. Our clients, increasingly elderly and with chronic health conditions, are among those most at risk. My Request: We need your help… (Read More)
Frequently Asked Questions: Catholic Charities Plans to Prevent and Respond to COVID-19 Like many other health care providers, businesses and households, Catholic Charities and other emergency shelter and service providers are preparing for the COVID-19 virus. We are working closely with the Minnesota Department of Health, Ramsey and Hennepin Counties to monitor and prepare for… (Read More)
For 150 years, Catholic Charities has been a beacon of hope, an advocate for justice and a safety net for those most in need. This is a powerful and bittersweet milestone. We lament the persistence of poverty, homelessness and injustice in our community. And yet, there is so much to honor and celebrate – the… (Read More)