Drought and conflict have left over 14 million people facing extreme hunger. We must act now.
We are working with Caritas partners on the ground and in neighbouring countries to provide food, water, shelter, medical care and protection for the most vulnerable.
The situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated rapidly, with economic downturn, long-term drought and a brutal winter leaving millions in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.
The people of Tonga are struggling to recover from the devastating volcano eruption, tsunami and ashfall. With your support, we can respond quickly to the changing needs of communities affected by natural disasters and crises in Tonga.
Become a Caritas Neighbour and help provide ongoing support to vulnerable communities around the world.
Get creative and host your own fundraiser to help vulnerable communities overcome poverty.
Include a gift in your Will to create a legacy of support that can help communities for generations to come.
Provide immediate support to communities impacted by emergencies and natural disasters.
As the Catholic Church's international aid and development agency, Caritas Australia works hand in hand with the most marginalised communities in Australia and overseas, to confront the challenges of poverty. Through locally-led programs, we work with all people, with shared hope and compassion, towards a world where all can thrive and reach their full potential.
Through partnerships with local organisations and Church networks, and as a member of Caritas Internationalis, one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world, we are able to reach where the need is greatest and work together for a just future.
Working together for justice and dignity. Building together a thriving future for all.
Read about Kirsty Robertson's, Chief Executive Officer at Caritas Australia, visit to Ethiopia and her recollections on the impact of the Africa Food Crisis on the people.
There is so much information about the world food crisis right now it might be hard to know where to start. Here's the first five things you should know when thinking about the world food crisis and how it affects us all.
We connect young Australians in Catholic schools with the Caritas Australia mission to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Our engagement team produces extensive educational and creative online resources for teachers and students.