2018 Award Honorees

Our work is fueled by this community. This year, we’re honored to introduce two incredible award honorees – who exemplify the commitment and generosity that bring our mission to life. Catholic Charities 2018 Life of Distinction Award We are proud to recognize Pat and Sandy Baldwin with our Life of Distinction Award! The Life of… (Read More)

“Food Justice” Documentary: Putting a Face to Hunger

Each year Catholic Charities provides more than one million meals to people in need across the Twin Cities. We believe that all people deserve access to healthful food—and we believe that it is our moral obligation to serve more quality, nutritious meals to our clients. This approach also helps build a healthier Minnesota:  when people… (Read More)

Catholic Charities announces new Sr. Director of Advocacy & Govt Affairs

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL, November 28, 2018 – Wendy Underwood has been named the new senior director of advocacy and government affairs for Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Underwood will direct the organization’s advocacy and government affairs work, engaging a network of thousands of advocates, volunteers, and community leaders. Underwood comes to Catholic… (Read More)

Philip is thankful to be at home again

Philip’s South Saint Paul apartment truly looks like a home. On a quiet street, the only sounds on a late summer afternoon are of neighborhood children at play. A short walk up a few stairs leads to his doorway. Once inside, a rosary lays on his neatly-made bed.  Hand washed socks are draped over a… (Read More)

“That night, everyone counted”: A Statewide Homelessness Survey

Statewide Homelessness Survey gathers data for researchers from the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, who have spent almost three decades trying to figure out not just how many Minnesotans are homeless, but how to get them home. Meet Jeannine, Kathy, and Dyland–residents and guests at Higher Ground Saint Paul–in this beautiful Star Tribune piece; we are… (Read More)