Nov 16, 2020

How You Can Support Local Families for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Oct 26, 2020

Your Generosity is Helping Local Families Keep their Water Running

Oct 26, 2020

Martha & Mary House Overcoming Covid Restrictions to Keep Serving Homeless Population

Sep 18, 2020

Facing Fall & Winter Amid the Ongoing Pandemic

Sep 18, 2020

How Unemployment is Impacting our 8 County Region

Aug 21, 2020

A Mission of Many Faiths

Aug 21, 2020

Annual Second Collection: NOVEMBER 22

Aug 21, 2020

Never Alone, Even When Times Get Tough

Jul 24, 2020

Annual Summer Reminder to Check in with Neighbors

Jul 24, 2020

At the Ready to Help with Rent and Mortgage Payments

Jul 24, 2020

Helping Seniors Boost Their Budgets

Jun 25, 2020

Your Words: Donor Testimonials

May 18, 2020

Compassionate Assistance and Helpful Guidance

When you give to Catholic Charities, do you know the full scope of your generosity? First, your support makes sure our doors are open to all—anyone who needs help can seek our assistance, regardless of their faith. Catholic Charities does not exist to help Catholics, it exists to help donors of all faiths help their neighbors.

May 18, 2020

Making a Difference in Centre County

Thank you to the donors who helped Catholic Charities raise $3,410 in Centre Gives! This year’s Centre Gives event was one for the record books with 17,104 gifts totaling $1,839,143.

May 18, 2020

Re-opening Plans for Office Locations

Catholic Charities office locations have been temporarily closed to clients, but staff have been helping to fulfill requests by telephone and email. Counseling services have also continued by phone.

Apr 24, 2020

Save the Date for Centre Gives

No matter where you live, you can support Catholic Charities in Centre Gives, a 36-hour online fundraising event organized by the Centre Foundation.

Apr 21, 2020

Early Recognition for Matthew 25 Youth Award Winner

Catholic Charities received many worthwhile nominations for its Annual Recognition Dinner, which has now been postponed. We would like to recognize a Matthew 25 Youth Award winner now, as he is a high school senior and will be graduating this year.

Apr 21, 2020

Still Offering Help & Hope, Despite Office Closures

Thanks to your generous support, Catholic Charities can continue to be a beacon of hope for neighbors in need. Find out how we are still serving local communities, with your help.

Feb 26, 2020

Save the Date: Annual Recognition Dinner

Mark your calendar for this year’s Annual Recognition Dinner and the presentation of the Msgr. William M. Griffin Humanitarian Award and the Matthew 25 Youth Humanitarian Award. Get the details.

Feb 26, 2020

Nominations Open for Annual Recognition Dinner

Do you know someone in our Diocese—an adult or young person—who lives out their faith regularly through acts of service, volunteerism and charity? Send your nomination for the Annual Recognition Dinner. Find out how.

Feb 26, 2020

Requests Reveal Areas of Greatest Need in our Communities

As always, winter is a difficult time for the most vulnerable individuals and families across our 8-county Diocesan area. All three of Catholic Charities offices are receiving requests for emergency financial assistance to help in three key areas. Here they are.

Jan 9, 2020

Wine & Food Pairings will help neighbors in need

Dec 12, 2019

Sharing Christ's Love at Christmas

Your generosity helps individuals and families in your community afford basic necessities—food, shelter, heat, electricity. It also does something much more profound. Your generosity shares Christ’s love.

Nov 20, 2019

Don’t Forget to Give While You Shop!

Remember that there’s an easy way to contribute to Catholic Charities through Amazon Smile. Start your shopping at Amazon at and search and select Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown from the Charity List section. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.