Welcome to Catholic Charities - Central California

We are here to empower the people of the San Joaquin Valley


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Donate Now

Make a difference right now in your own community! Click on the Catholic Charities site of your choice and pledge your support today. Fresno, Merced, and Bakersfield donations all stay in your community to help our brothers and sisters in crisis. .89 of every dollar helps individuals rise out of poverty and create lives of self-sufficiency. Your donation of any amount is greatly appreciated.

Fresno Merced Bakerfield


How Your Donations Help

Thank you for helping 141,869 of our brothers and sisters last year.

“I wish to congratulate Catholic Charities Diocese of Fresno on achieving our coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.”

– John P. Dugan, Founder and Chairman of the Charity Navigator Board


Harvest of Hope

Our Catholic Charities Women’s Guild holds an annual fundraiser to raise non-restricted funding. This type of funding goes directly to each site’s programs and services. Please click on the link below to see how you can support our largest fundraiser while helping your neighbors in your community.

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Families Served

Clients Served

2.1 Million lbs.
of Food Distributed