For Immediate Release April 18, 2011

Contact: Roger Conner (703) 236-6218 (301) 252-7912

Easter eCards from Catholic Charities USA—A Perfect Message and Gift for the Season
Alexandria, Va. - Honor your family and friends this Holy season with an Easter eCard from Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the responsible way to provide both an environmentally friendly message and a gift to help those in need—all with a quick and easy click or two. To select from a variety of Easter eCards, go to the CCUSA Web page (at www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/ecards). All the cards feature festive images and moving messages. Make a gift in any amount in the name of the card recipient. Funds raised from the eCards will be used to support Catholic Charities USA's work to reduce poverty in America and help disaster victims. "Easter gives us the opportunity to think and act anew, both individually and together as a faith community," said Fr. Larry Snyder, president of CCUSA. "The Gospel calls us all to find new ways to reduce poverty and offer each person dignity and respect." Send a Catholic Charities eCard today to share the Easter message with loved ones while providing help and hope for those who need it most. About Catholic Charities USA Catholic Charities USA is the national office for Catholic Charities agencies nationwide. Catholic Charities USA’s members provide help and create hope for more than 10 million people a year regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds. For almost 300 years, Catholic Charities agencies have worked to reduce poverty by providing a myriad of vital services in their communities, ranging from health care and job training to food and housing.

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