Catholic Charities of Central Florida Updates

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As a new school year begins the needs of children are at the forefront of our minds and hearts. At Catholic Charities of Central Florida, we believe in the importance of education to help children break the cycle of poverty, but for many children who are facing economic hardships, such as hunger and homelessness, learning is a challenge.

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As a new school year begins the needs of children are at the forefront of our minds and hearts. At Catholic Charities of Central Florida, we believe in the importance of education to help children break the cycle of poverty, but for many children who are facing economic hardships, such as hunger and homelessness, learning is a challenge.   We are committed to providing children with the necessities that will improve their lives and help them to succeed. Our programs and services touch the lives of over 86,000 people, including more than 3,500 children. Programs such as the Family Stability Initiative and ThinkSmart that help children to have a brighter future.In Polk County, SmilePak provides meals to 1,000 hungry children each weekend during the school year. Click here…