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CCUSA prepares to help communities impacted by Hurricane Ian; Launches devoted donation web page

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the official home aid company of the U.S. Catholic Church, launched a devoted catastrophe donation web page with one hundred pc of the monies raised going to help individuals impacted by Hurricane Ian and served by their native Catholic Charities companies.

“Whereas the dimensions of Hurricane Ian’s affect on our neighbors in Florida and the southeast U.S. will proceed to be realized over the following few hours and days, CCUSA is dedicated to the area for so long as it takes to get better,” mentioned Sister Donna Markham, President and CEO of CCUSA. “Catholic Charities workers and volunteers are standing by and prepared to answer probably the most urgent humanitarian wants as they evolve.”

Donations will present much-needed help — together with shelter, meals and different humanitarian wants — to these impacted by the catastrophe. Catholic Charities USA will direct one hundred pc of the funds raised by means of this effort to its companies which are working with residents impacted by Hurricane Ida.

CCUSA and its catastrophe response groups have an extended historical past of mobilizing shortly to fulfill the wants of these affected by catastrophic occasions within the U.S. and its territories. This work begins with direct aid to fulfill fast wants. It continues – generally for a few years – with long-term aid efforts that assist people and households rebuild their lives by means of housing and residential repairs, monetary help and disaster counseling.

To donate, please go to https://ccusa.on-line/Ian

A member of Caritas Internationalis, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) is the nationwide workplace for Catholic Charities companies nationwide. Catholic Charities USA’s members present assist and create hope to greater than 15 million individuals a 12 months no matter spiritual, social, or financial backgrounds. To study extra about CCUSA, please go to our web site at

SOURCE Catholic Charities USA

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