“Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.”—Matthew 25:40

Listen to real stories about people living in poverty, learn the facts about poverty in the United States, understand the root causes, and—just as important—how people are helping themselves and others out of Poverty USA.

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What Causes Food Insecurity and What are Solutions to It?

Imagine the entire state of California not knowing where their next meal will come from. For 38.3 million Americans—just shy of California’s 39.5 million population—this uncertainty is a reality of daily life. Learn more about food insecurity here.
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World Day of the Poor 2021: Striving for Economic Justice

Sunday, November 14, 2021, is the fifth World Day of the Poor. It is a time where we are reminded of our call to empower and uplift our brothers and sisters who are marginalized and fall victim to systemic poverty. As Catholics, it is our duty to intentionally encounter those experiencing poverty in order to understand it on a deeper level...
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Support For Immigrant Communities in San Antonio, TX

Around 12% (or 295,300 people) of the San Antonio population are immigrants. Located near the US/Mexico border, the city has been a beacon of hope to immigrants from around the world since the early 19th century. These vibrant communities have contributed not only billions of dollars to the local economy...

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The Web of Poverty

In the United States, tens of millions of people live in a web of poverty. This video offers a unique insight into the complexity of poverty, how it connects to everything that we do and the factors that keep so many people and families entrapped.
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Poverty USA

Learn more about the reality of poverty in the United States and find out how PovertyUSA.org can help you to join the work to address its root causes. 
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Two feet of Love in Action

As missionary disciples, we are called to respond to God’s love through both Charitable Works and Social Justice. This video on the Two Feet of Love in Action is perfect for sharing on social media and in your networks.