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Passing on Hope

 
 A call to faith...          ...to believe that
lives can be restored.         
A call to hope...     
...for a bright future for those now in despair.                     
 A call to charity...   
...to respond to need with a heart of love.
Each year thousands of immigrants and refugees come to the United States seeking to make a new life for themselves. Some are victims of war, oppression, and political turmoil. Others are coming to join loved ones. All come seeking the opportunity to live in peace, safety, and freedom. Upon arrival in the United States, these new Americans face the challenge of starting lives anew, often with little more than just a few material possessions. They must immediately attend to basic needs, such as food, clothing, shelter and jobs, while learning a new language and navigating the many cultural variations in our society.

You can help us provide for the temporary needs of these individuals by contributing now.


Residents of Florida, New York, or the District of Columbia, donate online.

All others, or to make a donation via mail,  fill out the donation form and return to:


Passing on Hope Campaign
Resource Development--5th Floor
3211 4th St., NE
Washington, DC 20017.

Make your gift go further if your employer has a matching gift program.  List of matching gift employers.

For additional information, please e-mail jfichtel@usccb.org or call (202) 541-3214.


(We reserve the right to decline donations under certain circumstances.  All donations will be considered, accepted, and processed in the District of Columbia.)

MRS DONOR DIGEST

October 2012



The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an organization with 501(c)(3) status. Contributions are deductible as provided by law.






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