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CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY

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Rescuing food to combat hunger in Fairfield County

Rescuing food to combat hunger in Fairfield County

Six hundred pounds of food. Thirty boxes of produce. Dozens of bagels and containers of yogurt. Such surplus quantities of fresh and non-perishable goods could go uneaten and unused in Fairfield County, squandering resources and creating unnecessary waste. Instead, Catholic Charities programs such as the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport and New Covenant Center in Stamford are benefitting due to a variety of rescue efforts.

Hurricane Ian Disaster Relief

Hurricane Ian Disaster Relief

The button above will bring you to the official Catholic Charities USA website.100% of your gift will be distributed to assist with relief and recovery.   Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in homes, flooding streets...

Thomas Merton Center Participates in the House of Hope Food Drive

Thomas Merton Center Participates in the House of Hope Food Drive

Food insecurities are still a very real concern for many people in greater Bridgeport. With inflation many more people are going hungry. "It's heartbreaking to think that there are people right here in Fairfield County who go to bed hungry every single night," said...

New Covenant Center 5K Fundraiser Raises Over $26,000

New Covenant Center 5K Fundraiser Raises Over $26,000

For the 10th year, residents of the Stamford community came together for the annual 5K Miles for a Mission Race to raise funds for the New Covenant Center. The race took place at St. Francis Episcopal Church off Long Ridge Road.

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