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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.

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.
Over $553,000 in Lent 2018 donations has been raised in this Archdiocese, and so over $138,000 was available for over 280 grants in western Washington. This is our highest donation total ever and the most grants made in the history of Rice Bowl in this archdiocese. Grant results are available below.
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2018 CRS Rice Bowl Grants List
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2018 Rice Bowl Grants Memo
The 2018 grant process closed on May 4, 2018. 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.
2018 Rice Bowl Grant Criteria & Guidelines

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
Download the CRS Rice Bowl mobile app
Put Lent at your fingertips with new daily reflections and recipes, integrated social sharing and a new way to track your Lenten sacrifices! Available in English and Spanish in the Google Play and App stores.
CRS Rice Bowl and CRS Collection FAQs

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