Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico.
Transfiguration would like to extend our prayers and support to those affected by the catastrophic events of Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico.
When a natural disaster occurs in the United States, electronic donations may be made and parish collections may be directed to Catholic Charities USA. They and their member agencies respond to immediate emergency needs for such necessities as water, food, shelter and medical care, as well as to the long-term need to rebuild and recover after widespread destruction. They also assist the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops with pastoral and reconstruction needs of the Church. Their address information follows:
Catholic Charities USA
Mail: Catholic Charities USA, P.O. Box 17066, Baltimore MD 21297-1066
When a disaster happens in another country, collections and individual donations should be directed to Catholic Relief Services (CRS):
Catholic Relief Services
Mail: Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303 (Please write the specific incident in the memo line)