2022 Basic Needs

Basic Needs

Pedro Pan

When Pedro Pan Came To Nashville

Bombing Support
NashvilleStrong Support

Catholic Charities has provided $2 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 the last year.

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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

From Judy K. Orr, Executive Director Needlink moving to Catholic Charities at C.E. McGruder Partnerships are critical to the success of social service agencies like Catholic Charities. We are delighted that Needlink will move to the Catholic Charities Family Resource Center at C.E. McGruder in November. Needlink helps people meet basic needs in times of crisis, […]

Sep 20, 2022

New Americans

Catholic Charities has funding available to assist Ukrainians who have come to the United States while fleeing war in their home country. We can help individuals and families with housing, utilities, healthcare, employment assistance, education for school-aged children and a host of other services. This funding is available immediately but will expire on Oct. 31. […]

Sep 13, 2022

New Americans

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville is applying for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC) grant to support the Refugee Youth Program. Part of the application process is announcing it on social media. The Refugee Youth Program is a therapeutic afterschool program for refugee, asylee, and migrant children that have experienced complex trauma. The purpose of the program is […]

Apr 01, 2022