Bishop Kicks Off Catholic Charities’ Annual Drive

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Catholic Charities has kicked off its annual appeal drive.

Bishop Richard Lennon made the announcement at the Fatima Family Center in Cleveland’s Hough Neighborhood Friday.

It’s one of 60 locations within the Diocese of Cleveland that is funded through Catholic Charities.

The money raised in local parishes benefits people of all faiths and nationalities.

“That is what Catholic Charities is about,” said Lennon. “Helping people, supporting people, caring for people. To let them know that we respect their dignity and that we wish to enhance their lives on a regular basis.”

This year’s goal is to raise $10.5 million.

All money raised will go toward Catholic Charity programs within the eight-county area of the Diocese of Cleveland.

To learn more about the appeal, click here.