Explore the intersection of poverty and mental health in America. Keep reading to discover solutions to break the cycle and promote equity.
Criminal justice reform benefits everyone from victims to offenders. Read more to see how Florida groups are making change in their communities.
Cancer Alley is the epitome of environmental inequality, but it doesn’t stand alone. Read more to see how communities are resisting environmental inequality.
On the Seventh World Day of the Poor, we’re called to get personally involved. Read more to see how you can join the mission to end poverty.
On the Sixth World Day of the Poor, join CCHD’s mission to eradicate poverty. Read more to learn what you can do and ways to get involved.
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.
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...
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...
Boston and the neighboring city of Cambridge have been heralded as bastions of world-class education for ages. Prestigious schools can be found throughout the region -- and include 54 colleges such as Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Tufts University, and countless private schools, housing around 250,000 students...
For 50 years, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) has supported organizations in communities across the US that make positive differences in people's lives. By confronting the root causes of poverty and funding local groups that address systemic issues such as criminal justice, we aim to improve the lives of those who are marginalized. Every single person, as created in the image of God, is entitled to a happy and dignified life.
"Goodness, together with love, justice and solidarity, are not achieved once and for all; they have to be realized each day. It is not possible to settle for what was achieved in the past and complacently enjoy it, as if we could somehow disregard the fact that many of our brothers and sisters still endure situations that cry out for our attention.”
For 50 years now, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) has supported community organizations that address and remedy the root causes of poverty -- and we couldn't have done it without your help. Learn where your dollars have gone over the years.