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Support the Church in Northeast Ohio and make a difference with your gift.
Demonstrate your gratitude to God for all the gifts with which God has blessed you.
Catholic Charities Appeal
Angel Scholarship FundFund A DreamFaith & Values Appeal
Priestly FormationHeart of a Shepherd
Women’s Giving CircleNortheast Ohio Catholic MagazineTV MassDiocese of Cleveland Archives
Enrich lives in Northeast Ohio through spiritual, educational, and charitable support.
We help foster faith-based stewardship in the community for the spiritual, educational and charitable needs of all.

Our Impact

Everyone has a story in life. The personal stories shared here show how people's lives have been transformed by the power of giving and receiving. We hope you are inspired to a life of generosity, and that you will share your story as well as these with others.



Brandon has been receiving care and assistance from Catholic Charities since he turned 18 in 2018. Growing up under the care of Children’s Services, Brandon was prone to anxiety and depression and struggled with his... Read Story Brandon


“It’s a very comforting feeling knowing that you will have some influence on things after you are gone,” says Art Thomas, a lifelong Cleveland resident and a member of the Heritage Society, which recognizes individuals... Read Story Art

Tom and Janet Sadowski

Tom and Janet Sadowski have been parishioners at St. Bede the Venerable Parish in Mentor nearly the entirety of their 50+ years of marriage. They can’t remember a time when they didn’t hear about Catholic... Read Story Tom and Janet Sadowski


Some moments in life radically alter our path. For Alex Spenik, one of those moments occurred during his senior year of high school, just before the 5 p.m. Vigil Mass at Mother of Sorrows in... Read Story Alex


Wilma has lived in the Glenville neighborhood for over 18 years, and St. Martin de Porres Family Center has been an important part of her life ever since. Before the pandemic, Wilma frequented the Center and... Read Story Wilma

Brookside Gives Back Fund

Chris Anselmo believes in the importance of “giving back” and wanted a way to inspire others to give, as well. In 2017, Chris, who is president of Brookside Tax & Financial Group, LLC, harnessed his... Read Story Brookside Gives Back Fund


“Blessed is the Lord, that we have food to eat,” says Graciela, a woman who came to the United States from Peru more than 20 years ago. Just a few months ago, Graciela discovered Food... Read Story Graciella

Fr. Hollis

Fr. Mark Hollis sees his planned gift, which designates specific ministries of the Diocese, as an expression of gratitude for what the Church has done for him. “I am grateful for my Catholic education and... Read Story Fr. Hollis

Deacon Joe Robinson

My seminary experience was pretty awesome,” starts Deacon Joseph Robinson, who attended Saint Mary Seminary and is awaiting ordination to begin his assignment as parochial vicar for St. Peter Parish in North Ridgeville. “Living in... Read Story Deacon Joe Robinson


Sophie Kosem, a member of St. Mary Parish in Collinwood, has been extraordinarily generous to the Diocese of Cleveland. Both she and her brother, Fr. Frank Kosem, are members of the Heritage Society, having made... Read Story Sophie

Create Your Legacy

Demonstrate your gratitude to God for all the gifts with which God has blessed you.

Angel Scholarship Fund

Your participation in the Angel Scholarship Fund strengthens our schools - and our future - in countless ways.

Ways to Give

There are several ways you can support the ministries of the Church in Northeast Ohio and make a profound impact.