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to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. Your involvement and support of our agency is integral to our ability to provide care for those most in need in our area. The Diocese of Springfield in Illinois has a population of over 1.1 million people and we are called to serve many. The Mission of Catholic Charities - to extend to all the healing and empowering presence of Jesus - is enfleshed in the work and dedication of our staff and volunteers on a daily basis. We are honored that you are interested in Catholic Charities.

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Recent Posts

Bishop Paprocki completes 21st marathon

Posted on September 16, 2015

Bishop Paprocki will run his 21st marathon to raise money for Catholic Charities Legal Services on Oct. 11th.

The 14th annual WSOY Food Drive held on Friday, Oct. 9, set an astounding new record of 1,271,080 pounds of food/dollars…

Catholic Charities, a non-profit agency committed to providing help and creating hope to people in need, is celebrating 90 years…

The Catholic Charities Mobile Food Pantry (MFP) program started in 2013 with two refrigerated trucks based out of the Effingham…

Upcoming Events


Trivia Night

Feb 6th 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Trivia Night to benefit St. Clare's Health Clinic
Madison County

Volunteer Info Night

Feb 26th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tri-Cities area Faith in Action is hosting a volunteer info night on February 26, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Church Parish Life Center, 2300 Pontoon Road, Granite City, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Madison County

Help on the Move

Feb 27th 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Madison County Catholic Charities will host its 16th annual fundraiser on February 27, 2016.
Cole, Douglas, Edgar Counties

Cruise into Spring

Feb 27th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Coles, Edgar and Douglas Counties will host its annual fundraiser on Saturday, March 5, at Unique Suites in Charleston.

Driving Down Hunger

Apr 8th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Springfield Catholic Charities Annual Benefit