Archbishop’s Benefit for Children 2022-07-08T10:37:55-04:00

Catholic Social Services’ 2022 Archbishop’s Benefit for Children

Motivated by our Catholic faith, Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) has been entrusted to provide children in the Greater Philadelphia region with the resources they need to learn and grow in a nurturing environment. Gifts made to the Archbishop’s Benefit for Children, an initiative of the Catholic Charities Appeal, support the daily operations and special projects of over a dozen CSS programs that provide help and create hope for thousands of children and youth each year, including children of veteran households and immigrant families. In addition, CSS offers a full range of support services for pregnant mothers and their newborn children.

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Your support makes a difference

Gifts made to the Archbishop’s Benefit for Children help fund and support vital programs operated by Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that enable children to develop and thrive, and that strengthen families so that their children receive the loving support necessary for them to realize brighter futures!

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News

From CatholicPhilly

Annual party brings Christmas magic and message to kids

From angels and alpacas to Santa and superheroes, the 66th annual Archbishop’s Benefit for Children Christmas party delighted hundreds of kids, while instilling in them the meaning of Jesus’ birth.

Christmas bash for kids shows Jesus is the real ‘superhero,’ says archbishop

Archbishop Nelson Pérez donned a red Superman cape Dec. 20 for the 66th annual Archbishop’s Benefit for Children party, where he reminded some 300 children that Christ’s love is the ultimate power.

From the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Casa Del Carmen Preschool Academy Honors Class Of 2022 With Drive-Through Graduation Celebration

Casa del Carmen Preschool Academy will mark the end of the 2021-2022 academic year by honoring 56 preschool graduates and their families with a special drive-through graduation celebration.

Catholic Social Services Recognized As “Service Provider Of The Year” By Real Alternatives For The 10th Consecutive Year

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) has been named as Pennsylvania’s “Service Provider of the Year” by Real Alternatives, the non-profit, charitable organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that administers the Pennsylvania Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services Program.

Catholic Social Services to Host 66th Annual Archbishop’s Benefit for Children Christmas Party for 300 Children and Youth

Children will enjoy a fun-filled and entertaining afternoon that showcases the magic of Christmas in a tradition tracing back to Cardinal John O’Hara in the 1950’s.

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