Catholic Charities clients up by 11%
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio served 91,056 people in Greater Cincinnati last year, the agency said in its recently released annual report. That represents an 11% increase in the number of people served the year previous.
The agency also resettled 228 refugees in the Cincinnati area, up 70% from 2014. Other highlights:
• 4,718,297 meals served through the Second Harvest Food Bank and mobile pantries.
• 1,767 children and 1,160 adults served through Early Childhood Mental Health consultations, a 32% and 53% increase.
• 1,719 clients provided mental health counseling services, a 25% increase.
• Welcoming 1,363 immigrant households with guidance on becoming self-sustaining community members.
“We’re continuously looking for ways to better meet the needs of the most vulnerable in the community and are increasingly finding ways to serve where the need is greatest,” said Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio CEO Ted Bergh. “Mental health counselors were placed in 15 schools last year, and this year our Food for All Pantry is visiting food deserts in rural communities.”
The report is here. You can find audited financials, form 990s and previous annual reports here.
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