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Catholic Charities of Oregon Says Thank You

Posted By | Meghan Blood

Every day, Catholic Charities supporters show their dedication to those in greatest need and our mission to solve some of Oregon’s toughest humanitarian challenges. Watch our Because of You video to see exactly how your hearts and hands make a meaningful difference to thousands of people across our state.

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Unsealing The Heart's Vision

Under the growing strain of months of COVID-19 isolation, millions of Americans, weary and glued to televisions for news of the pandemic, instead came face to face with a terrifying vision that redefined, in minutes, the way we will speak about racism in America forever.
Dr. Alma Trinidad – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Radical Love

Catholic Charities is committed to fighting injustice. We have asked members of our staff and board as well as our clients—most of whom represent communities of color from all around the world—to share their voices with us. Please join us in opening your hearts and minds, and offering your commitment to deepen your listening to…

Antibodies of solidarity: A message from Catholic Charities leadership

Read Executive Director Deacon Rick Birkel and Board Chair Alma Ouanesisouk Trinidad’s message in the Catholic Sentinel here.

A Message from Catholic Charities' Executive Director

Dear Catholic Charities of Oregon family, As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, Catholic Charities of Oregon remains a steadfast ally for our clients, staff, and volunteers. Since our founding in 1933, our organization has supported those in need through their most trying times to find stability and hope. Even now, we continue to serve our community and…

A Message of Care and Concern Regarding COVID-19

Catholic Charities continues to closely monitor the rapid spread and effects of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. In keeping with our mission, we are focused on ensuring the safety and well-being of the most vulnerable in our community, including the elderly, people with disabilities, and those with immune-suppressant health conditions. They are at the highest risk of…

The Challenge of Homelessness in Oregon - What's to be done?

As a leader in the community, Catholic Charities’ long-standing work and expertise in serving those experiencing homelessness led to a partnership with John Gould, Doug Walta, Steve Schell and Tuck Wilson. The diverse group of professionals came together to gather research and best practices over two years to produce their new report, The Challenge of…
Matthew Westerbeck

Refugee resettlement in the NW corner of the U.S.: “An honor and a privilege”

This post originally appeared on USCCB’s Faces of Migration blog.
John Herrera

I've Been Called a Lot of Things...But Never an Angel

John Herrera is the director of the Immigration Legal Services program at Catholic Charities. He gave these remarks at a Christmas party hosted by friends of Catholic Charities.