Housing Projects

United Nations global surveys have revealed that an estimated 100 million people are homeless around the world and that at least 1.6 billion lack adequate housing. Housing for the poor is often difficult to access and afford, leaving families to fend for themselves in dirty slums, makeshift shanties, and on unsafe streets.

Building homes for the poor is one of our primary missions at Cross Catholic Outreach, especially in rural areas with limited resources and following devastating natural disasters. Our housing for the poor projects build sturdy and sustainable homes in impoverished communities to help families thrive while supporting spiritual development and offering the love of Jesus Christ.

Featured Project

1003 - Diocese of St. George’s Housing - Grenada

Project 1003

Housing in Grenada

Diocese of St. George’s Housing

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Far from the white sand beaches tourists love, the poor of Grenada suffer. Many live in rickety shacks with leaky roofs and decaying wood walls. Some of these homes were badly damaged by hurricanes more than a decade ago.

Others have been scarred by fires. Local Catholic leaders care deeply for the impoverished families living in these terrible conditions, and they have reached out to Cross Catholic Outreach to help create safe living conditions for these humble people. With your gift, a diocese outreach team can build four hurricane-resistant homes and repair three existing homes for seven families most in need.

Our Global Work

In everything we do, we remain focused on the Lord, serving with humility, fervor and love, and advancing Catholic evangelization. We work in partnership with church-based ministries and other faith-based organizations, creating an ideal synergy for the greatest impact.

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Financial Accountability

At Cross Catholic, we meticulously honor the intent of our donors. All proceeds are restricted for the specific project for which they are raised. In that rare event that more funds are received than are required for a specific project, the additional funds will be used to meet the most urgent needs.

Fundraising & Administrative Expenses 5.05%

More than 94% of all organizational expenses, including donated goods, went directly to programs that help the poor.

Audited Financials FY2020

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Our mission is to mobilize the global Catholic Church to transform the poor and their communities materially and spiritually for the glory of Jesus Christ. Your gift empowers us to serve the poorest of the poor by channeling life-changing aid through an international network of dioceses, parishes and Catholic missionaries. This cost-effective approach helps break the cycle of poverty and advance Catholic evangelization.

Proceeds from this campaign will be used to cover any expenditures incurred through June 30, 2021, the close of our ministry’s new fiscal year. In the event that more funds are raised than needed to fully fund the project, the excess funds, if any, will be used to meet the most urgent needs of the ministry.