CRS Annual Reports
As a leading international humanitarian agency, Catholic Relief Services works toward transformation at scale. Since 1943, we go where we are called—to the most remote places, to achieve the greatest impact, alongside the world’s most vulnerable people. We will not stop until all of God’s children can fulfill their human potential in thriving families and communities; just, peaceful and vibrant societies; and flourishing landscapes. Explore the CRS Interactive Annual Report to learn more.
2019 Annual Report
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic Church in the United States. Thanks to your support in fiscal year 2019, CRS touched the lives of more than 159 million vulnerable people in 114 countries around the world.
Fueled by our faith, there is no limit to the transformation we can achieve as one human family. The work you make possible saves lives, addresses the root causes and effects of poverty, promotes the sacredness and dignity of human life, and helps build more just and peaceful societies around the world. CRS also serves Catholics in the United States by inviting them to live out their faith in service to their brothers and sisters around the world.
CRS is one of the most efficient organizations in the world. In fiscal year 2019, 92% of our revenue was spent on programs that directly support the people we serve. CRS meets all 20 of the strict Charity Standards set by the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance and has an "A+" rating from CharityWatch.
The CRS Annual Report shows that, by supporting CRS, your partnership knows no bounds in creating a better world.