Key press and news stories from Catholic Charities Los Angeles. Click on links to view.

Catholic Charities earns the 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.

Catholic Charities earns coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator. Click here to enlarge.

Press

Throughout our regions, our programs are in the news at least weekly! We do our best to keep up with the media. Here you will find current news bulletin and also key stories and media hits from past years.

August 27, 2019
The Holy Mass for Migrants will be celebrated on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 3:00 p.m., at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. The pre-procession begins at 2:30 p.m. Archbishop José H. Gomez will be presiding.

The Mass will be held in collaboration with the Diocese of Orange, the Diocese of San Bernardino, and The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego. Every parish and religious ministry is invited to attend the Mass.

For more information, click here.

August 15, 2019
Association of Fundraising Professional Greater Los Angeles Chapter (AFP GLAC) chose Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. as the Outstanding Nonprofit for the 2019 National Philanthropy Day Awards. The event will take place on November 7, 2019 at the JW Marriot in downtown Los Angeles. The Award Luncheon is held in conjunction with the AFP GLAC Annual Conference. For more information about the event, please click here and for the registration for lunch, click here.

July 24, 2019
The City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Department posted a short video featuring Catholic Charities’ Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services’ (AYE) Worksource Center in South Los Angeles. To watch the video, click on the image below.

A tour of EWDD's South LA YouthSource Center at LA Southwest College

"These opportunities are golden" @LAEWDD South LA YouthSource center can assist young Angelenos from ages 14-24 by providing real world job experience. To learn more, visit our center at @LASCCampus.

Posted by Economic & Workforce Development Department on Monday, July 15, 2019

 

July 16, 2019
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles is celebrating its Centennial this year.  Below are the videos about Catholic Charities’ programs by Visionaries. To watch the videos, click on the links below.

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles – Where Charity and Love Prevail
Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services (AYE)
Esperanza Immigrants Rights Project
Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women and Children

June 24, 2019
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles recently held its 23rd Annual Catholic Charities Golf Tournament at the exclusive Annandale Golf Club in Pasadena on Monday, June 17, 2019. The event was a big success and benefited programs to house and assist the poor and homeless served by the agency in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. For more information about the event, please click here. 

May 24, 2019
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles was recently recognized for its transparency with a 2019 Gold Seal on its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than nine million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data to grow support for nonprofits. Donors explore charities and issues they want to support. Funders research grantees.

In order to get the 2019 Gold Seal, Catholic Charities shared important information with the public using our profile on www.guidestar.org. Now our community members and potential donors can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. Check out our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile here.

January 15, 2019
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. is celebrating its Centennial this year.  Below is a short trailer from a 30 minute video documentary by Visionaries that will be shown on PBS beginning in April.


December 31, 2018

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc.’s Our Lady of the Angels Region will hold an open house celebration of a new pregnant and parenting youth program, The Landing, at St. Robert’s Center in Venice, on Monday, January 28, 2019. For more information, click here

November 5, 2018
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. received a donation of 1,560 new Christmas books to benefit the boys and girls who will attend Catholic Charities’ annual Community Centers’ Christmas Parties for Children held throughout the month of December. The Molina Foundation generously donated the books as part of its 2018 Book Buddies program. These books will provide children at our centers with the tools they need to enhance their reading competencies, allowing them to achieve better success in school. Over the years, The Molina Foundation, a national nonprofit organization based in Southern California, has supported Catholic Charities through its Book Buddies program.

October 22, 2018
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles was recently recognized for its transparency with a 2018 Gold Seal on its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. In order to get the 2018 Gold Seal, Catholic Charities shared important information with the public using our profile on www.guidestar.org. Now our community members and potential donors can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. Check out our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile here.

September 1, 2018
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc.’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have, for the sixth consecutive time, earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. “This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way,” stated Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator. “Attaining a 4-Star rating verifies that Catholic Charities of Los Angeles exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work. Only 15% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 4 consecutive 4-Star evaluations, indicating that Catholic Charities of Los Angeles outperforms most other charities in America. The exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Catholic Charities of Los Angeles apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness,” he continued. “It is important that our donors can trust that we’re using our funding wisely to accomplish Catholic Charities’ mission,” explained Rev. Monsignor Gregory A. Cox, Executive Director.

August 17, 2018
Catholic Charities’ San Fernando Region will launch a new reading program, Read 2 Succeed, at Guadalupe Community Center on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The project was created by Sarah Benjamin for her Girls Scout Gold Award. For more information, click here.

August 2, 2018
Free Citizenship Application Workshops are offered by the Immigration and Refugee Services program of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. For workshop information and schedule, in English and Spanish, click on the dates below. Thursday, August 9, 2018 – Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. Thursday, August 16, 2018 – Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. Saturday, August 25, 2018 – St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Los Angeles, CA Wednesday, August 29, 2018 – Primerica in Bell Gardens, CA

July 20, 2018
Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project, a program of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc., is in urgent need of Pro Bono Attorneys to provide direct representation and community education to unaccompanied children and adults in detention. For more information, click here.

June 18, 2018
22nd Annual Catholic Charities Golf Tournament Held at the Exclusive Annandale Golf Club

June 19, 2017
21st Annual Catholic Charities Golf Tournament

December, 2, 2016
2016 City of Angels Christmas Gala

June 15, 2016
Mahar House Reopens as MYCLUB Program for Youth

August 31, 2015
ABC News Invites Catholic Charities of Los Angeles’ Good Shepherd Center to Talk to Pope Francis

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