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THE STORY OF CATHOLIC CHARITIES' FOUNDING

When Pedro Pan Came To Nashville

El Festival
Bombing Support
NashvilleStrong Support

Catholic Charities has provided $2 million in support to survivors of the Dec. 25 bombing. Help is still available.

Hunger
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

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Catholic Charities Working to Resettle 332 Afghans
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Our Mission

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

Our Impact
125

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

350

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

32,000

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
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

Disaster Recovery

From Executive Director Judy K. Orr Catholic Charities resettling 330 Afghans to Middle Tennessee Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville, has welcomed 330 Afghan refugees who were displaced by the largest evacuation in 50 years of people from their home country to the U.S. Our commitment to this segment of the 125,000 evacuees is now in its […]

Mar 07, 2022

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