Join the CCHD-STL Committee

  • Identify potential grant applicants
  • Review applications and evaluate project proposals
  • Help finalize funding recommendations
  • Promote the annual CCHD collection
  • Educate parishioners
  • Represent your deanery

Learn and Grow

Part of CCHD’s mission is to provide education about poverty and its root causes. Contact us to schedule a presentation for any of the following:

  • Schools
  • Parishes
  • Social justice ministries
  • Justice-minded organizations/individuals
  • Community partners

Explore Poverty USA

Find out how to address the root causes of poverty. Visit CCHD’s “Poverty USA” website for:

  • Stories of Hope
  • Maps and Data
  • Poverty Quiz and Facts
  • Policies That Help
  • Classroom Resources
  • Catholic Teaching

Enter the Annual Art Contest

Students in grades 7-12 can learn how to address poverty by participating in “Creating on the Margins,” CCHD’s annual student art contest. To learn more and view our CCHD-STL student art gallery!

Recruit Applicants

Know of any local organizations doing social justice work? Spread the word! CCHD-STL grants of up to $10,000 fund community and economic development projects located within the St. Louis Archdiocese.

Support the Mission

CCHD-STL accepts donations throughout the year, and its annual parish collection is taken up the weekend before Thanksgiving. Contact us to promote CCHD in your parish this Fall, including scheduling a speaker from a CCHD-funded organization!

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