Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal brings thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world's poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity.
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Our incredibly generous supporters have raised over $11 million for Project Compassion 2016!
As of 29 July
Your support will
bring lasting change to
around the world.
50 years of Project Compassion
In 2016, we celebrate 50 years since the first national appeal was held in Lent of 1965. The appeal raised the equivalent of $90,000 towards community 'self-help' projects in countries like Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Malaysia.
Take a trip down memory lane