Annual Catholic Appeal 2013
April 20 - May 5, 2013
The Door of Faith is Always Open
Gifts made to the Annual Catholic Appeal support the many Archdiocese programs and ministries in the St. Louis area, directly assisting our parishes, priests, schools, food pantries, charitable organizations, and more.
Catholic Charities at a Glance -
Who we are and what we do
Catholic Charities of St. Louis has been helping people in need since 1912. Organized as a federaton of eight agencies, Catholic Charities operates over one hundred programs which assist more than 155,000 people annually at 50 sites in eight counties in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
Our Mission: In response to the teachings of Jesus Christ, our mission is to serve people in need, especially those who are poor and vulnerable; work to improve social conditions for all people in the community; and to call members of the Chruch and community to do the same.
St. Martha's Hall offers shelter, counseling and education to battered women and their children.
Queen of Peace Center is a recovery facility exclusively for women which provides comprehensive treatment services for addiction and mental illness.
Catholic Family Services is a professional counseling agency which provides community-based education and mental health services at numerous outreach locations.
Marygrove provides day and residential treatment for children and youth, including diagnosis, therapy and treatment, education and healthcare. Marygrove also provides crisis care, therapeutic foster care, transitional and independent living programs.
Good Shepherd Children & Family Services provides the highest quality foster care, adoption, expectant parent counseling, advocacy and residential services.
St. Patrick Center provides services to the homeless or those who are at risk of becoming homeless including food, housing, jobs, mental health and drug counseling and treatment.
Catholic Charities Community Services provides legal assistance, refugee services, housing crisis and homeless prevention to individuals and families in need.
Cardinal Ritter Senior Services provides a continuum of care to senior adults including social, health and housing services.
Oklahoma Tornado 2013 Relief
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of St. Louis is responding to the massive tornado that tore through the city of Moore, OK, which is in need of immediate assistance. Contributions will be directed to Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City, to support the relief and recovery efforts of those affected. If you are able to assist, please forward a check to:
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of St. Louis
PO Box 952393
St. Louis, MO 63195-2393
Or you may Donate here.
Thanks for your assistance and please keep those impacted in your prayers.
13th Annual "Go-to-Bat for Kids" -
The Gift of an Unforgettable Childhood Memory
Attending your very first Major League baseball game is a memory that will last a lifetime. Too many kids only dream about it and may never get the experience. Each year, because of the generosity of people like you, Catholic Charities is able to give children of low-income homes the chance to experience this unforgettable memory.
"Go-to-Bat for Kids" is an opportunity for you to give these children a fun-filled evening at Busch Stadum. On Friday, May 31, 2013, with your support, more than 2,000 children will cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals as they take on the San Francisco Giants! For many, this will be their first trip to the ballpark and a dream come true.
If you are able to "Go-to-Bat for Kids", please Donate Here or call 314.367.5500 x1120. We are still accepting orders.
of Catholic Charities of St. Louis
Loving God, source of all life,
We thank You for Your many blessings
and for calling us to love and to serve.
Your Son reminds us that whatever we do
for the least of our brothers and sisters,
we do for You.
May Your Spirit guide our mission
of serving those in need,
improving social conditions for all,
and calling others to do the same.
We ask this trust in Your loving care.
Providing Service for 100 Years
|St. Patrick Center: Irish Open Dinner Auction & Golf Tournament||
Catholic Charities could not offer our wealth of services without the time and talent of many committed volunteers. Our agencies as well as our administrative office depend upon the kindness of members in the community who offer their help.