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Bishop’s Gala to Raise $2 Million to Support North Texans in Need

More than 1,000 guests to attend an exciting evening of dinner and entertainment featuring the Grammy award-winning rock band, AMERICA! DALLAS – January 5, 2022 – Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD) will host its 24th Annual Bishop’s Gala at the iconic Hilton Anatole Hotel on Saturday, February 5, 2022, assuming no additional restrictions for community health concerns. Attendees will also participate in live and silent auctions to raise funds benefiting men, women, and children within the nine-county region [...]

2023-07-11T23:04:28-05:00News and Updates|

Mel Bangs

Thank you, Mel Mel Bangs has played an incredible, irreplaceable role at Catholic Charities Dallas through her gift of time, talent, and treasure. Since 2009, Mel has never ceased to contribute to the mission of Catholic Charities with a selfless heart. From her time with the Angels of Charity, Board of Directors, Mission Advisory Councils, and team of volunteers, she has consistently put others before herself and the community of Catholic Charities [...]

Catholic Charities Dallas receives $25,000 grant from Reliant to fund hunger programs

Media Contact: Jeremy Bermender Catholic Charities Dallas 469-801-8133 jbermender@ccdallas.org DALLAS – June 01, 2021 – Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD) has received a $25,000 grant from local retail electricity provider Reliant in support of its hunger services mission area, which distributes thousands of nutritious meals to families in need each week. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for food has increased as much as 300 percent. In the last year alone, CCD has distributed over 6.1 [...]

2023-07-11T23:06:50-05:00News and Updates|

Angels of Charity Luncheon 2021 – Recap

Angels of Charity Luncheon, May 18th, 2021 After moving last year's luncheon to a virtual event due to the COVID19 pandemic, the Angels of Charity held their annual luncheon in-person at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas.This year marked the 20th anniversary of the luncheon gathering more than 200 ladies from all parts of the Diocese of Dallas.The event started with Mass at the Cathedral Guadalupe Dallas celebrated by Most Reverend Edward J. Burns, Bishop of [...]

2023-06-01T19:35:20-05:00News and Updates|

Catholic Charities Dallas offers financial assistance for winter storm victims

Media Contact: Jeremy Bermender Catholic Charities Dallas 469-907-8401 jbermender@ccdallas.org DALLAS – May 3, 2021 – During the Winter storms in early 2020, Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD) launched a relief fund for individuals and families impacted by the crippling winter storm that hit Dallas in mid-February and subsequently caused significant damage to homes and businesses due to long-term power outages and burst pipes. CCD has raised $500,000 from private donors and grants from Toyota Motor North America, Catholic [...]

Catholic Charities Dallas receives $20,000 grant from Texas Bar Foundation to help with low-income DACA applicants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact:Jeremy BermenderCatholic Charities Dallas469-907-8401jbermender@ccdallas.orgDALLAS – April 28, 2021 – Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD) has received a $20,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to provide free or reduced-cost legal aid to those seeking initial or renewed Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.Since its inception in 1965, the Texas Bar Foundation has awarded more than $22 million in grants to law-related programs. Supported by members of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Bar Foundation [...]

St. Jude Center- Park Central Update

Catholic Charities in partnership with The Catholic Housing Initiative launched St. Jude Center - Park Central in December of 2020, as our next housing initiative for the chronically and temporarily homeless with 180 efficiency apartments. According to the Metropolitan Dallas Homeless Alliance 2020 Point-in- Time count, over 4,000 homeless individuals reside in Dallas and Collin Counties. Availability and costs of rental or owned property in the Metroplex continue to rise creating tens of thousands of housing-insecure individuals [...]

2023-06-01T19:35:25-05:00News and Updates|