Helping Provide Safe Housing to Those in Need

Improve the safety and security of families around the world

For the poor in developing countries, obtaining a safe home is often a dream beyond reach. Many families live in run-down shanties because it is all they can afford. Often cobbled together by tarps, cardboard and mud – these structures simply cannot provide families with safe and secure housing. We believe safe housing is a foundational component to spiritually and materially transform the poor and their communities.

Cross Catholic Outreach is again partnering with Bishop Jose Grullón Estrella in the Catholic Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana to build new homes in the rural areas of the Dominican Republic. These new homes provide much needed privacy, personal security, and safety from inclement weather.

Will you partner with us and not only provide safe and secure housing to families in the Dominican Republic, but to many other families in countries like Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti and Mozambique? You can be part of making their dreams a reality!

Concerned for his family, Angel saved what he could and bought rebar and concrete blocks to build a better house. When emergencies arose, Angel found himself having to sell the materials to cover other expenses.

Angel’s family is hoping to be among among 110 Dominicans receiving new homes through the partnership between Cross Catholic Outreach and the Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana. When Angel heard the news, he was deeply moved and began to clear the way for the construction and the new blessing. Will you join us and help provide families like Angel’s with safe housing?

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Proceeds from this campaign will be used to cover any expenditures to provide safe and secure housing incurred through June 30, 2019, 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.