In The News

Hope from Home Executive Leadership Team member, Joe Rockey, joined Rob Pratte on KDKA Monday night.
Now through Fathers Day, we’re working to collect 20,000 diapers to share with parents enrolled in our pregnancy and parenting programs.
Members of St. James Parish recently held a baby item collection drive for Catholic Charities. The St. James Parish Pro-Life Group coordinated the drive.
Hope from Home co-chair, Dan Onorato, and Catholic Charities Board President, Christopher Scoletti, joined KDKA to deliver the details on the month-long fundraising event.
The Richard King Mellon Foundation will award $499,000 to four Pittsburgh social-service agencies to serve up to 274 Ukrainian refugees.
Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh will receive $100,000 to provide mental health services, case management and similar services to 50 to 75 refugees.
Because no stranger in distress should be ignored we’re launching a series of programs and practical assistance to refugees forced from their homes due to war, crisis and conflict.
Thank you to those who ensured we could welcome each guest with warm meals, provisions to stay safe and an open invitation to come in permanently from the cold when they’re ready.
Through April 18, all gifts will be matched up to $100,000.
If you or someone you care about is struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other emotional concerns, please call 412-456-6999.
New frames installed by Energy Swing Windows
Ambassadors for CCPGH
Planned giving ensures help for future generations in their time of need.
We love the mountaintop experiences we share with Catholic Charities supporters – the thousands of diapers collected from diaper drives, the joy of delivering Christmas gifts to children and the deep satisfaction of developing strong mentoring relationships.
Pre-pandemic compared to 2021
This season, we invite you join us in prayer, worshiping our Father for who He is and lifting our neighbors throughout southwestern Pennsylvania.
In just a few more months, we’ll launch our most important fundraiser of the year: Hope from Home 2022.
Beginning next month, we’re offering a 40-day, Lenten prayer calendar.
For personal convenience, we also have two Amazon wish lists that support our basic needs assistance and pregnancy and parenting programs.
People from all backgrounds and stories come to our doors in Downtown Pittsburgh, but they all share two things: A desperate need for safe daytime shelter and a reminder of their worth. Meanwhile, Catholic Charities has a desperate need for volunteers to help us deliver both.
Catholic Charities' winter survival bags are made up of durable backpacks containing bags of underwear and socks, long underwear, a warm hat, gloves, a blanket, a hand warmer, toothbrush and toothpaste and hygiene lotion.
Catholic Charities say the extreme cold can be deadly for some
Catholic Charities is in desperate need of volunteers to keep our Winter Warming Station operational. The Winter Warming Station provides safe and warm indoor refuge for those who are homeless in downtown Pittsburgh.
2022 > 2021
Fourth Week of Advent
Third Week of Advent
Second Week of Advent
Outgoing President Steve Blanco and incoming President Christopher Scoletti with Rob Pratte on KDKA Radio
First Week of Advent
Executive Director Susan Rauscher with Larry RIchert and Kevin Battle
On October 22 and 23, Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center and Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh provided free dental care to over 950 patients.
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Catholic Charities' medical team has recently purchased and installed a new retinal camera with the help of Ed Kramer of Beitler McKee Instruments. This equipment expands our services to provide high-quality ocular care to our patients.
Everyone has something they can share. We’re looking for volunteers. No experience is required.
St. Joseph is getting a breath of fresh air. We are preparing to upgrade our facility windows – all 322 of them!
Many of our residents join our community without the most basic personal supplies or clothing. We urgently need the following new items. Please drop off your donations at St. Joseph House of Hospitality during normal business hours.
Please take a moment to send a birthday card (or two or three!) that we can share with each resident.
In order to meet with increasing demand, we need strong community support. Catholic Charities is searching for churches, schools, businesses, or other charitable organizations to host a Diaper Drive for our neighbors in need.
Catholic Charities is preparing to open our daytime winter warming station, and we’re looking for help to create an inviting and safe environment.
An urgent call for help. Catholic Charities is collecting baby and hygiene supplies to meet massive need for Afghan refugees, victims of Hurricane Ida, those affected by the earthquake in Haiti and, our own neighbors here at home.
Catholic Charities helped the woman in her pregnancy and parenting but asked for help in getting her parents who worked in the Dutch Embassy out of Afghanistan.
Event is in response to increased numbers of mental health challenges.
Proceeds to benefit those in need in southwestern Pennsylvania Campaign will also honor those in the region making a difference
Tom and Becky McGough named as event chairs Agency’s largest fundraiser to highlight growing need in region
Four area bands will hit the virtual stage during the annual bluegrass festival to benefit St. Joseph House of Hospitality, a homeless outreach program of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
My children and I moved from Tennessee to Pennsylvania when their estranged father was suddenly released from jail. Fleeing in panic, we took a few days to throw everything we owned into storage and then hit the road.
Kathleen Zamperini, our Director of Counseling, led a national audience of fellow therapists to a greater understanding of the connections between food and mental health, expertise she often shares with Catholic Charities’ clients in her role as counselor.