End poverty. Promote justice. Uphold dignity.
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Caritas Australia has over 170 long-term development projects across the globe.
Discover how we empower communities so they can help themselves out of poverty.
Understand the issues that underpin human development and impact on poverty.
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Teaching resources for school teachers to help students learn about social justice and poverty. Resources for primary and secondary education schools.
The Movement to End Poverty shows our nation's leaders that we care about aid and we want Australia to do its fair share in ending extreme poverty.
Together, we can end extreme poverty.
Join us as we walk in solidarity with the world’s indigenous peoples to advocate for justice.
Promote ecological sustainability to minimise the impact of climate change for the world's poor.
We need your help to make sure the Government doesn’t divert any more aid in the 2013 budget.
Call for oil, gas and mining revenues to improve lives of citizens in resource-rich countries.
Support the fight for justice for women and children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Help finish what we started when we committed to the MDGs to halve extreme poverty by 2015.
Find out more about the Millennium Development Goals and Australia's role in foreign aid.
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Take part in a community event to help end poverty with Caritas. Find out what's on across Australia.
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Together we can help the poorest of the poor live a life of dignity, free from poverty. Every dollar makes a difference. Donations $2 and over are tax deductible.
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Become part of the global village. Choose from 6 charitable card gifts that make a real, lasting difference around the world.
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Leaving a charitable bequest in your will to Caritas Australia will help end poverty around the world.
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Donate to current emergency appeals - West Africa food crisis, Sri Lanka, Sudan, East Africa, Africa, DRC Congo, Pacific.
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Put your compassion into action by running the Sun Herald City2Surf for Caritas. Find out more
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Are you passionate about promoting justice for Indigenous Peoples around the world?
Why not host a Walk As One event for your community, school or parish!
07:00 - 09:30AM
, Canberra ACT
On 14 April, Anthony O'Connell ran the Canberra Half Marathon to fundraise for Caritas Australia. You can still support Anthony by donating online until 25 May.
08:00 - 03:00PM
Dorritt St Hall behind St Michael's Church, Dorritt St, Lane Cove NSW
Come along to Lane Cove's biggest ever garage sale at St Michael's Parish! Support Caritas Australia and pick up a wide variety of goods, from antiques and books, toys, even a new kitchen sink (literally!)
08:00 - 05:00PM
Over 100 schools, universities and community organisations, Mackay to the Gold Coast Queensland
In July this year, the Run to Better Days team will run 1400kms down the Queensland coast to fundraise for Caritas Australia and to inspire young people to take action against global poverty.
07:00 - 03:00PM
, Sydney CBD to Bondi Beach NSW
Put your compassion into action by running the Sun Herald City2Surf for Caritas.
Help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity:I like coming to the Centre because it helps me. I come to study and I get something I don’t get at school. What I enjoy most is making earrings and necklaces. - Ditosa, 12 years old, Mozambique
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Caritas is the international aid and development organisation of the Catholic Church in Australia. We are a member of the Fundraising Institute of Australia and the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID). We are endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient (ABN 90 970 605 069) with charity status. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.