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Catholic Campaign for Human Development

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development is the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops, working to carry out the mission of Jesus Christ "... to bring good news to the poor ... release to captives ... sight to the blind, and let the oppressed go free."   (Luke 4:18)

CCHD has a complementary mission of educating on poverty and its causes. This strategy of education for justice and helping people who are poor speak and act for themselves reflects the mandate of the Scriptures and the principles of Catholic social teaching.

Funds for CCHD’s work come from a national collection, held each September in all parishes in the Archdiocese of Seattle.

CCHD Local Grants
CCHD National Grants
CCHD General Resources

CCHD General Resources

CCHD Links

CCHD - The Catholic Campaign for Human Development
A national program of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, supports the efforts of low-income people seeking to change the social, political and economic conditions that perpetuate poverty.
Poverty USA View

CCHD Collection

Bulletin Insert 1
For the weekend of August 30
Bulletin Insert 2
For the weekend of September 6
Bulletin Insert 3
For the weekend of September 13
CCHD grants in the Archdiocese of Seattle
Those funded organizations featured in the above three inserts, and others, with links to their websites for those wishing to learn more or to be in contact with the organizations, can be viewed at the links above (local and national CCHD grants).
Bulletin Announcements View
Bulletin and Pulpit Announcements View
Simple Steps & Intercessions View
CCHD Prayer Card - English View
CCHD Prayer Card - Spanish View
CCHD prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe – English and Spanish View
Clip Art View
CCHD multimedia contest for youth: “Caring for God’s Creation” View

How to Give

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Give using check or cash
Checks payable to "Missions Office," with "CCHD Collection" in the memo line.
Mail to:
CCHD Collection - Missions Office
710 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

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