Charities – Catholic Charities, Diocese of Rockville Centre.
Since 1957, Catholic Charities has been serving friends and neighbors
in need and is one of the leading human service providers on Long
Island, serving those of all faiths, from all backgrounds, and at
every stage of life.
Relief Services - Catholic Relief Services was founded in 1943
by the Catholic Bishops of the United States. Our mission is to
assist the poor and disadvantaged, leveraging the teachings of
the Gospel of Jesus Christ to alleviate human suffering, promote
development of all people, and to foster charity and justice throughout
Hunger Site - The Hunger Site was founded to focus the power of
the Internet on a specific humanitarian need; the eradication
of world hunger. Since its launch in June 1999, the site has established
itself as a leader in online activism, helping to feed the world's
hungry and food insecure.
Harvest - The America's Second Harvest Network provides emergency food assistance
to more than 25 million Americans in need every year.
Island Cares Agency Services - Long Island Cares provides emergency
food where and when it is needed, sponsors programs that help families
achieve self-sufficiency, and educates the general public about
the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island.
for the World - seeks justice for hungry people through
research and education on hunger and development. Read our annual
Hunger Report, get an update on the ONE Campaign, or find out the
latest facts on hunger in the United States and around the world.
Network – A
National Catholic Social Justice Lobby. Network, a leader in the
global movement for justice and peace, educates, organizes and lobbies
for economic and social transformation. This website has links to
other advocacy, government, and social justice sites.
of Concern – Promoting
global justice and peace since 1971. The Center of Concern has offered
moral vision and provided effective leadership in the struggle to
end hunger, poverty, environmental decline, and injustice in the
United States and around the world.
Peace – Access
to Catholic social justice teachings.
for Social Justice – The mission of the Office for Social Justice is
to serve those most in need by calling for justice.
The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) helps people
to lift themselves out of poverty. We invest in the dignity of people
living below the poverty line. Our programs support self-sufficiency
and self-determination for people who are working to bring permanent
change to their communities.
Poverty – the
U.S. Census Bureau’s Poverty site for current poverty data.
Vatican – The
official Vatican website.
States Conference of Catholic Bishops - The USCCB is an assembly
of the Catholic Church hierarchy who work together to unify, coordinate,
promote, and carry on Catholic activities in the United States;
to organize and conduct religious, charitable, and social welfare
work at home and abroad; to aid in education; and to care for
Bishops Social Development and World Peace – Links to organizations,
events, letters to Congress and Bishops’ statements.
Law Services - a non-profit, community based poverty law program
which provides legal assistance in civil (non-criminal) matters
to low income people throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties in New
for Good – Network for Good is the Internet's leading charitable
resource, bringing together donors, volunteers and charities online
to accomplish good. At www.networkforgood.org, users can donate
to more than one million charities and search from among more than
36,000 volunteer opportunities.
Prayers – A link to Catholic Online Prayers page.