Catholic Relief Services

Founding Year: 1943

Staff: 52000

Budget: ~$979.8m

Sean Callahan(President, CEO)

A faith-based organization that aims to assist the poor and vulnerable people outside of the US. They are motivated by Christian values to “preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice” by promoting human development and “responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies.”



Catholic Relief Services contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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