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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.

 
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Checks payable to "Missions Office," with "Rice Bowl" in the memo line.
Mail to:
Rice Bowl - Missions Office
710 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

 
CRS Rice Bowl Resources
 
2016 resources for PARISHES
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2016 resources for SCHOOLS
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2016 resources in Spanish
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Stories of Hope VIDEOS
Watch these short videos and learn more about the featured countries.
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Photo gallery for stories, recipes, logos and graphics
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Memes for social media & web banners for email signatures, blogs & websites
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Download the CRS Rice Bowl mobile app - iPhone
Get daily reflections, meatless recipes, and track your Lenten sacrifices. FREE for iPhone.
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Download the CRS Rice Bowl mobile app - Android
Get daily reflections, meatless recipes, and track your Lenten sacrifices. FREE for Android.
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CRS Collection and CRS Rice Bowl FAQs
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CRS Rice Bowl Website
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How to Kickoff CRS Rice Bowl
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Rice Bowl Placemat - Seattle Archdiocesan Version
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Pope Francis' Lenten Message 2016
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2016 CRS Rice Bowl Prayers
 
Lenten Prayer in English and Spanish
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Lenten Prayer in Arabic
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Lenten Prayer in Tigrigna
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Lenten Prayer in Chinese
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Lenten Prayer in Korean
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Lenten Prayer in Lao
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Lenten Prayer in Tagalog
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Lenten Prayer in Vietnamese
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Lenten Prayer in Samoan
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Lenten Prayer in French
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CRS Rice Bowl Grants
 
Rice Bowl Grants in the Archdiocese of Seattle
Seventy-five percent of Rice Bowl donations are used by Catholic Relief Services overseas for development projects, such as small loans for women in the poorest areas of the world. (Visit the CRS website to learn more!) Twenty-five percent of the funds stay in each diocese for local projects.
$458,103.85 was raised in this Archdiocese through Rice Bowl in Lent of 2016, and so $114,525.96 was made available for over 260 grants in western Washington. The 2016 grant results are available below.
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2016 CRS Rice Bowl Grants
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2016 Rice Bowl Grants
The deadline for 2016 applications for Rice Bowl grants was April 29, 2016. The next grant cycle for Rice Bowl grants will open in March, 2017. Potential applicants are welcome to contact the Missions Office at any time of the year.
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.
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2016 Rice Bowl Grant Criteria & Guidelines
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2016 Rice Bowl Grant Application
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2016 Rice Bowl Grant Application
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2015 Rice Bowl Grant Report Form
Note for 2015 awardees: A report on how 2015 Rice Bowl grant funds were used, if a grant had been provided, must be on file before a 2016 application will be considered for funding.
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2015 Rice Bowl Grant Report Form
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