Catholic Charities Annual Fall Giving Campaign 2019

The impact of our work is best understood in the words of those we have helped, staff, and volunteers.

Please view the videos below and discover how your compassionate contributions give hope to others.


“I have watched people come in with heads down…But I have seen the same people lift their heads up and walk out the door with a sense of “I can do this because someone listened to me – someone saw me.”  Lucy  is a Senior Aide Volunteer at our Riverside Regional Office.


Margherita is a senior who felt like there was nowhere to go when she lost her job and her rent was due. Take the time and listen to her story about how Catholic Charities provided her help when she needed it most.


Juana received help and hope through our San Bernardino Regional Office. Hear her story and how important it was for her to have an organization like Catholic Charities that not only helps, but understands the problems of the community.


Meet Yousif. After receiving his citizenship, he was able to study and begin a career as an airplane technician. Watch his video and hear about the help that he and his family received through Catholic Charities that changed their futures.


Michele is the Lead Clinical Supervisor for our Counseling Services. Listen to how taking the time to sit with clients and hear them out can change futures and restore dignity.


Dan is a victim of the Trona Earthquake. Hear his story about how Catholic Charities was there for him during his time in need.


Reggie is a client at our Riverside Regional Office. Learn how he feels Catholic Charities’ compassion changed his life.