Founded in 1923, Catholic Charities of Buffalo is the most comprehensive human service provider in Western New York, reaching all eight counties with 61 professionally staffed locations. Catholic Charities serves Western New Yorkers without regard to age, race or religious affiliation.
Believing all persons are created by God, we empower individuals, children and families to achieve and maintain meaningful, healthy and productive lives. We advocate for those in need — particularly those who are poor and most vulnerable.
|Number of Sites:||61|
|Number of Programs:||70|
|Number of Western New Yorkers Impacted:||nearly 153,000|
|Percentage of non-Catholics served:
*Numbers based on 2016-17 data
|more than 50%|
Program Expenses: 88.5%
Administrative Expenses: 8.1%
Fundraising Expenses: 3.4%
*Based on Catholic Charities' 2016 financial statements.
Plus, for every dollar donated, Catholic Charities is able to leverage $3 to $4 from other funding sources.
The agency continues to creatively partner with parents, schools, administrators, public agencies, corporations and government to bring new initiatives and cutting edge approaches to the challenges placed on individuals, families and our future.