Disaster Relief Efforts

Catholic Charities USA, which has been commissioned by the U.S. Catholic Bishops to represent the Catholic community in times of domestic disaster, responds with emergency and long-term assistance as needed. Its Disaster Response Office connects the Church’s social service agencies and disaster planning offices across the nation.  Catholic Relief Services, the official US Catholic Bishops’ overseas relief and development agency, is the coordinating office for US Catholics’ response to overseas disasters.

Monetary donations are always welcome to support the ongoing work of the local, national, and global Church community in need of immediate disaster relief and long term reconstruction after a disaster. Donations are accepted online or can be mailed to:

Make checks payable to:
For Domestic Disasters: Catholic Charities/DOY
For International Disasters: Catholic Charities/CRS

Please put the name of the FUND on the MEMO LINE

 Diocese of Youngstown
Attn: “Please State Disaster Relief Effort/Fund You Wish to Support”
144 W. Wood Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44503


For more information or questions pertaining to any of the Disaster Relief efforts listed, please contact us at 330-744-8451.


Active Collections

2015 – Nepal Earthquake

Read the full press release here.

  • Ashtabula
  • Office of Social Services
  • Regional Agency
  • Portage & Stark