Impact Statements for 2014
Served more than 54,000 in need.
More than 65,000 warm and nourishing meals were served to seniors by Catholic Charities staff and volunteers at our Eastside Neighborhood Center and John XXIII Multi-Service Center.
For 2/3 of the participants, this was their primary meal of the day.
Over 15,000 people were served by 3 staff and 46 dedicated Long Term Care Ombudsman volunteers who provided more than 6,325 hours of support and advocacy to frail elderly, chronically ill and isolated individuals in 370 nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Santa Clara County.
An annualized income of $5.7 million was put back into the economy by placing 247 participants into jobs through our Day Break Cares Home Care, Focus for Work, and Refugee Resettlement programs.
Tax refunds totaling more than $1.2 million were earned by over 877 working poor individuals and families through our free and low-cost tax services.
2,407 students served by the CORAL After-School program
• 93% of students who attended for at least three months improved at least one reading level.
• 90% of students feel that, “The CORAL staff want me to go to college.”
• 94% of students feel that, “The Activities at CORAL are fun.”
• More than 28,000 students served over 11 years.