Charities of Southwestern Ohio has sent a check for $184,707.71 to Catholic
Charities USA to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Under the guidance of the Most Reverend Dennis R. Schnurr, Archbishop of
Cincinnati, many Archdiocesan parishes took up special collections for those
who suffered losses from Sandy. Contributions came from 902 generous individual
donors as well as 37 parishes, five schools, and seven other Catholic groups
such as religious congregations.
realize the full recovery will take several months and even years and that
Catholic Charities USA will continue to serve the vulnerable throughout the
recovery," Ted Bergh, Executive Director of Community Services for the
Archdiocese and Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities of Southwestern
Ohio, wrote to the national organization. "We hope that the gifts shared by the
Archdiocese of Cincinnati will assist you in the vital work that you do in