Provides funding for Catholic Relief Services’ food security projects which support agriculture, nutrition, education, and self-sufficiency in communities around the world. 75% is remitted to CRS for overseas projects and 25% is retained in the diocese for local antipoverty programs. For more than 35 years, CRS Operation Rice Bowl has offered Catholics in the United States a way to connect with other people in need around the world through the traditional Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. To learn more about Operation Rice bowl visit: http://orb.crs.org/.
Catholic Relief Services
Mr. Kenneth F. Hackett, President
228 West Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-3413