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Catholic Charities USA to Release Report on November 15th that Shows Challenges Facing America's Poor
Date:11/12/2007

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by Catholic Charities USA:

What: Catholic Charities USA will release Poverty in America: Beyond the Numbers, a report that offers a national and state-by-state snapshot of how and where local Catholic Charities agencies across the country are serving the greatest numbers of individuals in need of healthcare, food, employment, and housing services. Currently, the Catholic Charities network serves 1 in 10 persons living in poverty in the United States.

Who: Janet Valente Pape, chair of the Catholic Charities USA Board of Trustees and executive director of Catholic Charities of Wichita

Rev. Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA

Christene Dykes-Sorrells, director of emergency services for Catholic Charities of Chicago, IL

David Beckmann, president, Bread for the World

Catholic Charities guest from Sarah's House, Baltimore, Maryland

When: Thursday, November 15, 2007, 10:00 am

Where: The Hall of States, Room 383/385, 444 North Capitol St, NW, Washington DC

Catholic Charities is one of the nation's largest social service networks. Through their work, Catholic Charities agencies understand the consequences of poverty first-hand, and also know the solutions for helping individuals get on a path to self-sufficiency. Catholic Charities has launched a Campaign to Reduce Poverty in America, which is promoting public policy changes to help those living in poverty, with the goal of cutting the nation's poverty rate in half by 2020.

Catholic Charities USA's members -- more than 1,700 local agencies and institutions nationwide -- provide help and create hope for more than 7.8 million people a year regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds. For more than 280 years, local Catholic Charities agencies have been providing a myriad of vital services in their communities, ranging from day care and counseling to food and housing. For more information, visit http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org.


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