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Catholic Charities serves all persons in need regardless of their race, ethnicity, life style, or religious affiliation.

Catholic Charities provides food, housing, health services, emergency assistance, youth programs, maternity care, senior programs, employment advice, and disabilities services to those in need in 14 counties of upstate New York.

In 2014, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany provided services to 86,801 people.



CRS in Nepal

Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany and Catholic Charities Response to Nepal Earthquake

The Church around the world is responding to the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal. Catholic Charities is coordinating the local Diocesan response with an appeal, and 100% of the funds raised will go to support Catholic Relief Services (CRS), which is distributing emergency relief supplies. Click here to learn more and to donate.

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Catholic Charities 3rd Annual Night at the Museum Fundraiser

Please join us on Thursday, June 18th at the NYS Museum for our annual fundraising event, honoring Sr. Anne Bryan Smollin (posthumously) & John Daly.

For further event information, click here.

All proceeds benefit Catholic Charities programs assisting the poor and vulnerable in our towns and cities with heating & energy assistance, emergency assistance, food, clothing, and shelter throughout the fourteen counties of our Diocese.

Race for Catholic Charities

Race for Catholic Charities

The Hudson/Mohawk Marathon and Half-Marathon Registration opens on March 1st. Catholic Charities is a charity of choice for the race, so be sure to register and you can run for a great cause! Visit our Catholic Charities race page, or visit the Hudson/Mohawk Marathon website.

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Have an old car taking up space in your driveway? Donate it to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany!

We are pleased to introduce a new, hassle-free way to help those in need. Donate your car, truck, boat, jet ski, or other vehicle to the Catholic Charities CAR Donation program.

Call us. We tow the vehicle at no charge to you. We sell it. You receive a tax receipt.

Learn more here.

2014 Annual Report

Annual Report

Click here to read the annual report for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, and thank you for helping us make a difference in the lives of those in need!

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