Lenten Alms Change Lives

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As Hunger Increases Worldwide, CRS Rice Bowl Provides a Way to Connect with God and Serve Our Sisters and Brothers Overseas Simultaneously



Each Lent, Catholic families across the country unite to put their faith into action through prayer, fasting and almsgiving.

Through CRS Rice Bowl, families learn about how our sisters and brothers across the globe overcome hardships like hunger and malnutrition, and how through Lenten alms, we have the power to make the world a better place for all.



Your lenten alms change lives globally and in your own community. Your donations help provide lifesaving support to more than 159 million people in more than 100 countries.

75% of your CRS Rice Bowl donation supports our work around the world. 25% of gifts stay in each U.S. diocese for hunger and poverty alleviation efforts.

What does your donation provide? $40 helps purchase infant scales to measure babies' growth. $80 helps raise chickens to provide eggs for protein and income. $120 contributes toward a household garden for family nutrition.


To make a donation online to help serve the needs of others, click here.

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