NashvilleStrong Support

Catholic Charities has provided $1.94 million in support to survivors of the Dec. 25 bombing. Help is still available.

Hunger Relief

Catholic Charities’ Hunger Relief served more than 25,000 meals in 2020

New American
Afghan Resettlement

Catholic Charities is welcoming up to 300 Afghan families to Middle Tennessee

Disaster Recovery

Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery team is ready 365 days a year whenever our neighbors need us most

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Catholic Charities Working to Resettle 300 Families
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Our Mission

Following Christ's example,
we recognize the dignity of all people
and serve our neighbors.

Our Impact

community members benefited from classes offered in sewing, culinary, bilingual banking, and hospitality training in 2019.


refugees resettled across Tennessee in 2019, and 150 refugee youth were helped through our after-school programs.


meals served at Loaves and Fishes in 2019, and hundreds of food boxes distributed to those in need.

Catholic Charities Serves Neighbors
Serving our neighbors is the core of our mission. Your support, whether a donation or volunteering your time, will help us serve more people in need.
News & Events
Disaster Recovery

From Judy K. Orr, Executive Director The Latest on Afghan Refugee Assistance We so appreciate everyone who has reached out to help us welcome Afghans who have come to Nashville to start new lives. Our proud tradition of working with New Americans began in 1962. So far, 85 of the 300 people assigned to our […]

Nov 18, 2021

Job Training

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville’s Sewing Training Academy (STA) is hosting A Very Merry SewPOP, a holiday marketplace celebrating new and established Nashville artisans and makers. SewPOP will take place Dec. 3 and 4 at The Clay Lady Campus at 1416 Lebanon Pike, just two miles from downtown Nashville. The event showcases Nashville makers, which […]

Nov 12, 2021

New Americans

Tennessee Register had an excellent article highlighting the work of Catholic Charities’ case managers welcoming new Afghan arrivals. Case managers are responsible for helping Afghan families acclimate to their new lives in the U.S. Kellye Branson, Refugee and Immigration Services director, said the case managers are among the most essential parts of the department. “They’re critical. […]

Nov 11, 2021