The Catholic Relief Services Collection supports Catholic Church organizations that carry out international relief and solidarity efforts. Programs include relief and resettlement for victims of persecution, war, and natural disasters; development projects to improve living conditions for the poor; legal and support services for poor immigrants; peace and reconciliation work for people suffering from violence; and advocacy on behalf of the powerless.
The funds collected through the CRSC support vital Catholic programs that share in the Catholic mission of promoting the sacredness of human life and the dignity of the human person.Funds acquired from the CRS Collection are distributed to these organizations:
Catholic Relief Services for international relief and development.
Migration Refugee Services for refugee resettlement.
Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. (CLINIC) for immigration legal services.
Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development for advocacy.
Holy Father's Relief Fund for emergency relief.
Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church for evangelization and ministry