Catholic Charities - Common Earth & Common Garden
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About Us

Catholic Charities, USA is the largest, private human services network in the United States, serving people of all religious, ethnic, social and economic backgrounds. Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc. is the largest, private human services agency operated by the Archdiocese. The Archdiocese of Louisville comprises twenty-four counties in Central Kentucky and serves a population of approximately 1.1. million.

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Mission Statement

Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc., a member of Catholic Charities USA and part of the Catholic Church in Central Kentucky, provides service for people in need, advocates for justice in social structures, and calls the entire Church and other people of good will to do the same.

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Common Table is a social enterprise focused on empowerment. Launched June 1, 2015, this Culinary Arts Program is designed to train refugees, former inmates, and other Louisville residents in need of job assistance.

The program supports itself through lunches served twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2234 West Market Street and through catering.

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Common Earth Gardens is dedicated to the empowerment and improved quality of life of refugee families and Louisville communities through agricultural opportunities.

The program bolsters mental and physical health, community integration, and access to healthy food and supplemental income. Common Earth Gardens supports self-reliance by facilitating access to land, culturally-appropriate training, community education, technical assistance, and opportunities for supplemental income in Louisville, KY.

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Vision

Together with the Universal Church, Catholic Charities of Louisville will lead our communities in addressing social justice issues through our ministry.

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