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CRS Rice Bowl

CRS Rice Bowl is a Lenten program of prayer, fasting, learning, and giving. The educational materials assist ongoing parish and school efforts in developing a spirituality of justice and solidarity with those most in need. Donations help fund CRS development projects in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America to produce more food, increase income and address poverty. 25% of contributions remain in this archdiocese for grants to parishes and organizations that help the poor in Western Washington.

How to Give
Donate Online
Donate Now
Give using check or cash
Checks payable to "CCAS" with "Rice Bowl" in the memo line.
Mail to:
Missions Office - Rice Bowl
Archdiocese of Seattle
710 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

CRS Rice Bowl Resources
CRS Rice Bowl Website
Ad for Rice Bowl 2018 in English
Ad for Rice Bowl 2018 in Spanish

2018 CRS Rice Bowl Prayers
Lenten Prayer in English
Lenten Prayer in Spanish
Lenten Prayer in Tagalog
Lenten Prayer in Creole

CRS Rice Bowl Grants
Rice Bowl Grants in the Archdiocese of Seattle
Seventy-five percent of Rice Bowl donations are used by CRS overseas, such as small loans for women in the poorest areas of the world. 25% of funds stay in each diocese for local projects.
A total of $512,375.93 in Lent 2017 donations was raised in this Archdiocese, and so $128,093.98 was available for over 270 grants in western Washington. That’s our second highest donation total ever and the most grants made in the history of Rice Bowl in this archdiocese. Grant results are available below.
View CRS website
2017 CRS Rice Bowl Grants List
Printer friendly PDF version: 2017 CRS Rice Bowl Grants
View Grants List
2017 Rice Bowl Grants Memo
The 2017 grant process closed on May 5, 2017. The Missions Office accepts grant applications from parishes, schools and organizations in western Washington that work toward the alleviation of hunger and poverty in the Archdiocese of Seattle area. Our grants process will open again in March of 2018.
2017 Rice Bowl Grant Criteria & Guidelines
2017 Rice Bowl Grant Application (fillable PDF)
2017 Rice Bowl Grant Application (Word doc)
2016 Rice Bowl Grant Report Form (fillable PDF)
2016 Rice Bowl Grant Report Form (Word doc)

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