Hurricane Matthew Disaster Aid

When a natural disaster occurs in the United States, electronic donations may be directed to Catholic Charities USA. They and their member agencies respond to immediate emergency needs for such necessities as water, food, shelter and medical care, as well as to the long-term need to rebuild and recover after widespread destruction. They also assist the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops with pastoral and reconstruction needs of the Church. Their address information follows:

Catholic Charities USA Catholic Charities
Mail: Catholic Charities USA,
P.O. Box 17066
Baltimore MD 21297-1066
Phone 800.919.9338

When a disaster happens in another country, collections and individual donations should be directed to Catholic Relief Services (CRS):

Catholic Relief ServicesCatholic Relief Services
Mail: Catholic Relief Services,
P.O. Box 17090
Baltimore, MD 21297-0303
(Please write the specific incident in the memo line)
Phone: Call 877.Help.CRS

Hurricane Matthew’s impact is being felt both in the United States and internationally, so both relief organizations need your assistance.