Alexandria, VA-Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Diocese of Brownsville, TX, helped nearly 30,000 victims of Hurricane Dolly in the first two days of operation at its four community resources.
These sites-which are expected to remain open through Saturday-are located in Cameron, Hidalgo, and Wilacy Counties. They are providing water, food, clean up buckets, rakes, shovels, gloves, personal care kits, and other items to meet the community's needs.
Catholic Charities agencies nationwide are working to meet the immediate needs of hurricane victims, as well as planning long-term recovery efforts. Click on a state to read a snapshot of these local efforts.
Catholic Community Services of Baton Rouge, LA (Updated Oct. 17) Catholic Community Services continues to partner with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New Orleans which has been welcomed in Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast.