Giving Season

Support Your Neighbors in Need

The current economic situation has been devastating for so many families. This Giving Season we are raising money to help provide food, living assistance, shelter, and other basic needs to our most vulnerable neighbors. Consider supporting those in need by making a gift to our Hope and Resilience Fund.

Make a Donation

Your Gift Matters

Giving Season runs from November 15-December 31 and gifts to the Hope and Resilience Fund can be directed toward one of our five multi-service centers or to the area of greatest need.

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Your gift will help provide food, shelter, and basic needs to individuals and families within our communities.

Giving Help and Hope to Those in Need

Your support allows Catholic Charities to provide vital assistance in four key areas:
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Basic Needs

1 in 3 people in Eastern Massachusetts struggle with food insecurity and 57% lack the savings to cover unexpected bills.

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Family & Youth Services

Only 1 in 4 Boston children under 5 has access to high-quality childcare and school-aged children need supportive places to go after school.


Refugee & Immigrant Services

Upon arriving in Boston, individuals face daunting linguistic, economic, cultural, and legal challenges.


Adult Education & Workforce Development

The wage gap between natives and non-native speakers with the same skillset is $24,000.

“The last month before assistance I had to choose between food and clothes for my kids.”

Frequently Asked Questions

The Giving Season digital fundraising campaign officially launches on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 and concludes on Saturday, December 31, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. EST.


Phone: 617-464-8025

Check: Please make checks payable to ‘Catholic Charities of Boston’, include ‘Giving Season’ in the memo line, and mail to:

Advancement Office
Catholic Charities of Boston
275 West Broadway
Boston, MA 02127

Stock & Securities Transfers: Please contact Jerry Smith, Director of Annual Giving Programs, at or 617-454-8525 for directions on how to designate this gift.

Donor Advised Fund: Request a grant distribution through your Donor Advised Fund sponsor.

Matching Gifts: If you are making an online donation, please indicate your matching gift company in the ‘Gift Note’ box. If sending your donation in the mail, please indicate that your company will be matching the gift.

Yes! Your gift to Catholic Charities is 100% tax deductible. $.85 of every dollar donated to Catholic Charities supports our programs and services. You will receive a tax receipt via email after you make a gift. Please retain this emailed receipt for your tax purposes.

Your gift helps provide Catholic Charities with the funds to address the most urgent needs our neighbors are facing. Our programs includes hunger relief, rental assistance, adult education classes, family and youth services, refugee and immigration support, and other basic needs assistance.

Yes! You can help by sharing Catholic Charities’ Giving Season with your network.

Please contact email Jerry Smith, Director of Annual Giving at or 617-454-85225.

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