In addition to Court St. Jane Frances de Chantal #2699 service projects, we answer the call to say, "YES", and support National projects and charities. We do so every year to help others in the service of Christ beyond our own community. Financial donations to National CDA are raised from our various fundraising activities throughout the year.
Court St. Jane Frances de Chantal #2699 donates a portion of proceeds raised from fundraising activities to ALL of the National Projects listed below.
Habitat's vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. It works towards its vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with families in need of decent and affordable housting. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.
Holy Cross Family Ministries (HCFM) believes every family needs and deserves access to high-quality prayer and faith experiences and resources. A mission-driven family of Catholic ministries, its mission is clear: We are dedicated to inspiring, promoting and fostering the prayer life and spiritual well-being of families throughout the world. Families are served through faith-based video series, prayer retreats, world-wide Rosary distribution, and numerous interactive and in-person engaging prayer experiences!
The Labouré Society encourages vocations to religious communities. They have financially helped aspirants who wish to enter a religious community. Sixty-five percent of their clients have been women who are unable to enter religious formation programs because of a financial impediment. Donations from CDA will help to make their vocation become a reality. St. Catherine Laboure is the patroness of this society.
Support Our Aging Religious, Inc. (SOAR!) raises funds and provides grants to help Catholic religious congregations in the United States care for their elderly and infirm members. These grants address practical immediate needs such as renovations for accessibility, automatic doors, hospital beds and assistive devices. This assistance ensures the safety, peace of mind, and dignity of aging and infirm Sisters, Brothers and Priests.
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is the leading organization exposing the links between all forms of sexual abuse and exploitation.
One of their many campaigns is WRAP (White Ribbon Against Pornography), which CDA promotes awareness each year at the end of October.
Court St. Jane Frances de Chantal #2699 donates a portion of proceeds raised from fundraising activities to ALL of the National Charities listed below.
The Pontifical North American College (NAC) is a national seminary for formation candidates. It is home to roughly 250 Roman Catholic seminarians, as well as numerous faculty members and graduate students, from across the United States, Canada, and Australia.
Catholic Relief Services assists impoverished and disadvantaged people overseas, working in the spirit of Catholic social teaching to promote the sacredness of human life and the dignity of the human person.
Apostleship of the Sea of the United States of America (AOS-USA) provide spiritual, physical, and psychological services to to serve those who are at sea such as Cruise Ship Priest and Port Chaplin.
Covenant House helps transform and save the lives of homeless, runaways and trafficked young people by offering housing and support services.
Its comprehensive program model builds a life-affirming bridge for young people by engaging youth on the street (Street Outreach) providing no-barrier, safe, short-term housing to meet their immediate needs (Immediate Care), and longer-term transitional housing (Rights of Passage) to assist those who are ready for more independent living.
The “Mother Teresa of Calcutta Center”,
established by the Missionaries of Charity, aims to promote and support authentic knowledge of and devotion to Mother Teresa by the study, development and dissemination of her work, spirituality and message.
The Tutwiler Clinic operates under the direction of Sister-Doctor Anne Brooks. It serves the poorest of the poor in the Bayou country. It runs totally through donations allowing medical help to those who do not have the ability to seek or pay for services. The Tutwiler Clinic is always happy to receive medical supplies/samples and over the counter medicines as well as clothes. Quilting and sewing supplies are always welcome. They sell quilting items in an attempt to become self-sufficient.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas maintain a National Disaster Fund to which our members contribute. At the request of the State Regent where a disaster occurs, monetary assistance is forwarded to the Bishop of that diocese for distribution.
The Smile Train is an international charity dedicated to helping the millions of children in the world who suffer from cleft lip and palate through free surgery for children, free training for doctors, and research to find a cure. This life-changing surgery is truly a modern day miracle. It gives these children a new smile and a second chance in life. 100 % of the donations goes for the program and 0% to overhead. The average cost per surgery is presently $250 and takes about 45 minutes.
Catholic Extension assists Catholics in remote areas lacking church buildings and resources by raising money to help bring the Catholic Church to these isolated communities.
Catholic Extension serves 87 “mission dioceses”, funds approximately 2,000 projects annually throughout the United States and its territories.
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is a Catholic church dedicated to the patroness of our nation, is a place of worship, pilgrimage, evangelization, and reconciliation.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas helps maintain this beautiful Basilica in Washington, D.C. with monetary donations.