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Mission Statement

CATHOLIC CHARITIES MISSION

Enlighten...Serve...Empower SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK MISSION Targeting hunger to serve and educate through community partners.

VISION

Catholic Charities is committed to improve the quality of life for people; engage community support; and keep a particular commitment to serving families and those most vulnerable.

BELIEFS

Children should grow up in a loving and nurturing environment.

Families are the cornerstone of society needing help to provide care and instill values.

Providing help and compassion to the poor and vulnerable.

Elderly should be able to live with dignity.

Advocating for change in systems that cause human suffering.

To serve others is to serve Christ.

VALUES

RESPECT: Treating others, as we want to be treated. Accepting all persons for their unique gifts, circumstances and needs. Believing in the inherent worth and sacredness of each person.

INTEGRITY: Seeking to effect wholesomeness in all our relationships - individually and organizationally. Keeping our word, and being faithful to who we say we are.

COMPASSION: Caring and comforting in a personalized manner through our diverse presence as social service providers.

HOSPITALITY: Welcoming all, especially those most vulnerable and in need, to an environment of dignity, safety, warmth and a sense of being "at home".

EXCELLENCE: Consistently aiming to achieve highest quality outcomes while striving for innovation, collaboration and continuous quality improvement.

STEWARDSHIP: Making use of all our human, material, environmental and financial resources in a responsible and accountable manner.

Catholic Charities SWO is accredited by the Council of Accreditation of Services for Families and Children, Inc. As a member agency of United Way organizations throughout Ohio, Catholic Charities works to identify community concerns and provide programs and services to address needs in the locations it serves.

Catholic Charities SWO is a member of Catholic Charities USA. The national organization provides leadership, advocacy and technical assistance to 1,640 independent local agencies and organizations across the United States.

The Second Harvest Food Bank is a national network member of Feeding America. This collection of over 205 food banks and food rescue organizations nationwide get food to hungry children and families who need it most. Feeding America is the nation's largest non-governmental, domestic hunger relief organization.

The Second Harvest Food Bank is one of the 12 operations that comprise the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. This group lobbies within the state and brings Ohio grown fresh produce to our doors that would have otherwise been plowed under at the end of the growing season through the Ohio Agricultural Surplus Production Alliance. Additionally the egg farmers have made a large donation annually at Easter and the pork farmers are now donating! Together we represent Ohio's largest charitable response to hunger!

Description

The Second Harvest Food Bank is a national network member of Feeding America. This collection of over 205 food banks and food rescue organizations nationwide get food to hungry children and families who need it most. Feeding America is the nation's largest non-governmental, domestic hunger relief organization.

CCSWO provides a variety of programs and services to those in need in the Southwestern Ohio region, including the Su Casa Hispanic Center, mental health counseling, Senior Corps, the Caregivers Assistance Network, parenting education, refugee services, and the Second Harvest Food Pantry. All are affiliated with Catholic Charities USA.

Website

http://www.springfieldshfb.org

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