Fight Poverty in Mexico & Central America

This region is a major site of poverty in our world, especially in developing nations like Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The poverty rate has been over 59 percent in Guatemala and over 48 percent in Nicaragua in recent years. This means that families in these countries suffer from high maternal-child mortality rates, malnutrition, unlivable wages, and other devastating effects of poverty.

To meet these needs, Cross Catholic Outreach works in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and other Central American countries to keep children safe, provide nutritious food, train farmers to become successful and mentor students with a quality Catholic education.

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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Change Even More Lives

Giving monthly is a small way to have a big impact. Your regular support empowers our ministry to respond to urgent needs and fulfill our long-term projects across the world.

Become a Cross Mission Partner today and experience the joy of changing lives every month through your gift.

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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.