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Save First Featured in "Catholic Charities sees success with Save First program"

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Save First Financial Wellness Director Molly O’Donnell discusses the program’s short- and long-term impact on financially vulnerable communities in this article by Hannah Sievert in the Portland Business Journal. Read the article to learn more about how Save First is addressing the immediate financial needs of the financially vulnerable and how Save First is using financial education as a solution to poverty across Oregon.

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Molly O'Donnell from Save First Financial Wellness

Save First Featured in "Catholic Charities sees success with Save First program"

Save First Financial Wellness Director Molly O’Donnell discusses the program’s short- and long-term impact on financially vulnerable communities in this article by Hannah Sievert in the Portland Business Journal. Read the article to learn more about how Save First is addressing the immediate financial needs of the financially vulnerable and how Save First is using…

Migration Services Featured in "'A blanket of fear’: How deportations affect children"

A recent article in the Catholic Sentinel discusses the destructive effects of deportations and detentions on children and families. The Catholic Sentinel’s Katie Scott spoke to Pope Francis Center Director Vanessa Briseño, Intercultural Counseling Center Manager Lucrecia Suarez, Immigration Legal Services Director John Herrera, and retired immigration judge Michael Bennett. Read the article on their…
A volunteer serves food at the St. Francis Dining Hall

Catholic Charities Featured in "Catholic Charities to take over St. Francis Dining Hall in Southeast Portland"

Catholic Charities is proud to expand our partnership with the St. Francis Dining Hall and build on what parishioners have been doing for decades. Read The Oregonian’s article to learn more about this collaboration with local parishes.
The Catholic Charities Clark Family Center

Catholic Charities Featured in "Since 1942, the Catholic Charities Appeal Has Sought to Fulfill the Needs of the Times"

Ed Langlois at the Catholic Sentinel delves into the history of Catholic Charities’ spring campaign, from its initial campaign in 1942 to the impact your support has. Read the full article at the Catholic Sentinel.
Catholic Charities agency staff welcomes refugees at Portland International Airport

Refugee Resettlement Services Featured in "Oregon may help offset federal cuts to refugee support"

The Catholic Sentinel’s Katie Scott reports on the importance of HB2508 for Catholic Charities and other resettlement agencies as well as for the refugee community in Oregon. Read the full article at the Catholic Sentinel.
Audience at Celebration of Hope

Celebration of Hope 2019 – Sharing Success

Catholic Charities of Oregon’ Celebration of Hope Gala raised over half a million in support of  programs that serve over 20,000 people annually.
Deacon Rick at Press Conference

Catholic Charities of Oregon Announces Healthy Housing Initiative

Hundreds to be served in a new proposal to slash chronic homelessness by 20 percent in Catholic Charities of Oregon, Archdiocese and Providence collaboration.