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Healthy Housing Initiative

“We are called to shelter the homeless and provide comfort and care to the afflicted with comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

2 Corinthians 1:4

Welcome Home

No matter what struggles we face in our lives, having a place to call home makes us whole. It is where we find warmth, safety, and calm regardless of what storm may be brewing outside.

Home is at the core of our humanity. It’s where we lay roots for ourselves and our families so we may begin and end each day together.

With a roof over our heads, life’s path forward is paved with greater hope and possibility. A home gives us freedom to heal, improve our health, pursue opportunities, and find belonging in a community.

Together, as neighbors in this great state, we must answer the call for those in need. For the love and support we give our fellow brothers and sisters is the light that connects us all.

“We say we are people of the Gospel, where Jesus is calling us to look after those most in need among us. As a Catholic community of faith, it’s important to be aware of our brothers and sisters. It could be any one of us given the right circumstances.”

Sister Donna Markham
OP, Ph.D., President & CEO of Catholic Charities USA

Articles

Volunteer Spotlight: University of Portland Nursing Students

Posted By | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator
At Catholic Charities of Oregon (CCO) we are blessed with a robust community of volunteers throughout our various programs. Today we would like to highlight the partnership between the University of Portland’s school of nursing and our resident services.

Gail's Story of Hope

Posted By | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator
Today is World Homeless Day. With the goal of transitioning to permanent housing, Catholic Charities of Oregon gives those living outside the resources and support they need to build lasting stability and self-sufficiency. In honor of World Homeless Day, today we’d like to share a story of hope.

Donor Appreciation Spotlight: Chris Duffin

Posted By | Catholic Charities of Oregon
We are fortunate to have extremely generous donors and volunteers who give their time, energy, support and resources to Catholic Charities. As part of our donor and volunteer appreciation campaign, we are recognizing individuals and organizations who share God’s love and help to spread light by partnering with Catholic Charities. Because of them, we are…

Donor Appreciation Spotlight: Leanne Mruzik

Posted By | Catholic Charities of Oregon
We are fortunate to have extremely generous donors and volunteers who give their time, energy, support and resources to Catholic Charities. As part of our donor and volunteer appreciation campaign, we are recognizing individuals and organizations who share God’s love and spread Christ’s light by partnering with Catholic Charities. Because of them, we are able…