Quan with students from his school. Photo credit: Phan Tam Lam

Give the gift of a child’s smile

This Christmas, give a life-changing gift to support vulnerable children worldwide.

Give a Global Gift

A Global Gift is a unique gift, one that can truly change lives! This Christmas, share with your loved ones a gift that keeps on keeping. 

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A child being checked for malnourishment at a clinic in Somalia. Photo: Miriam Donoghue / Trocaire, Caritas Ireland.

Millions facing extreme hunger in Africa

Drought and conflict have left record numbers of people in the Horn of Africa in urgent need of humanitarian aid.

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Floods causing destruction in Pakistan. Photo: Caritas Pakistan

Pakistan flood crisis

Devastating floods in Pakistan have claimed the lives of more than 1,100 people and affected 33 million people across the country. 

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Many buildings were destroyed by the magnitude 5.6 earthquake. Photo: Laz Harfa

Indonesia earthquake

Help provide urgent support to communities affected by the devastating earthquake in Indonesia. 

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Send a Global Gift

This Christmas, share a gift with your loved ones that will help bring hope to the world’s most vulnerable people. 

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Become a Regular Giver

Become a Caritas Neighbour and help provide ongoing support to vulnerable communities around the world.

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Get creative and host your own fundraiser to help vulnerable communities overcome poverty.

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Leave a Legacy of Love

Include a gift in your Will to create a legacy of support that can help communities for generations to come. 

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Caritas Australia is Compassion in Action

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.

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Compassion in Action

For more than 55 years, Caritas Australia has been working with vulnerable communities around the world to forge a path out of poverty. 

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25 Nov 22

Not only is Christmas a time for celebration, but also an important time of reflection on how we can give back to those in need. 

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Caritas Australia in solidarity with Indonesia after devastating earthquake

22 Nov 22

Caritas Australia stands in solidarity with the people of West Java in Indonesia after the devastating magnitude-5.6 earthquake which has killed at least 162 people, many of them children, and left hundreds more injured.

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Caritas Australia Solomon Islands staff are confirmed safe after 7.3 magnitude earthquake

22 Nov 22

Caritas Australia confirms that staff in the Solomon Islands office are safe after 7.3 magnitude earthquake. 

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Daily updates from COP27

21 Nov 22

Our Advocacy Associate Director Dr Damian Spruce is in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt at the 27th United Nations Climate Talks to represent Caritas Oceania.

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