Communications and Social Media Kit

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Communications and Social Media Kit

The Communications and Social Media Kit was created for you to use to inspire and educate your community on important issues while amplifying the voices of people in need around the world. We will continue to update the content for you to share throughout the year, so check back often.

How to Use Our Kit

Please follow these guidelines when using this content:

  1. Each photo is property of CRS and has the proper photo credit on it. Please do not crop out that information.
  2. Use the provided hyperlinks for each post.
  3. The content is written in English and Spanish so you can choose which language fits your community best. Feel free to shorten the message if needed for your platform or personalize it for your audience.
  4. Each post is created so that you may use it for social media, email and e-newsletters, on websites or in print.
  5. If you are using these posts for social media, please tag @catholicreliefservices on Facebook and Instagram and @CatholicRelief on Twitter and use the hashtag #OnePlanetOneFamily. Use emojis to make your social media post more visually appealing.

Follow These 5 Easy Steps:

  1. Browse below and locate the message you'd like to share.
  2. Save the image to your device by clicking Download Image.
    Additional images are available at the bottom of the page.
  3. Copy the message to your clipboard by clicking Copy Message.
  4. Paste the message in your communication platform or on your social media page and then add the image from your device.
  5. If using, link the YouTube videos in your communication so your community can learn about the issues of hunger and climate change.
  6. Share!

The featured section includes messages you can share with your community around key dates to create lasting change for our global family. It will be updated each month with new messages.

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World Day of Migrants and Refugees

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Communities across the world are experiencing life-threatening levels of hunger and malnutrition on an unprecedented scale. And people who are already vulnerable—including migrants and refugees and communities impacted by poverty—will be harmed the most.

World Day of Migrants and Refugees is Sept. 25. Urge your members of Congress to protect funding in the fiscal year 2023 budget for programs that help prevent and end global hunger and malnutrition! Send an email today: https://bit.ly/3oR01YN

#OnePlanetOneFamily

Option 2: Short Message - Twitter Friendly

World Day of Migrants and Refugees—a time to stand up for those experiencing life-threatening levels of hunger. Urge your members of Congress to protect funding for programs that help prevent and end global hunger. Get started: https://bit.ly/3oR01YN #OnePlanetOneFamily #WDMR

You pray for the hungry. Then you feed them. That's how prayer works. - Pope Francis

Act to Prevent and End Hunger

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Advocacy is one of the most effective ways to ease human suffering and build a more just world. Urge Congress to protect funding in the fiscal year 2023 budget for programs that help prevent and end hunger and malnutrition.

Act today: https://bit.ly/3oR01YN

#OnePlanetOneFamily

Option 2: Short Message - Twitter Friendly

Advocacy ➡ one of the most effective ways to ease human suffering and build a more just world. Urge Congress to protect funding in the fiscal year 2023 budget for programs that help prevent and end #hunger and malnutrition. Act today: https://bit.ly/3oR01YN #OnePlanetOneFamily

Mobilize

Use these messages and photos to invite your community to get involved in the movement to end global poverty.

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Join the Movement

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Calling faithful changemakers: It's your moment.

When we come together to act as one, we can make a difference in the lives of millions of people experiencing hunger, violence and other affronts to human dignity. Join @CatholicReliefServices' growing movement of people of faith and goodwill to sow more justice, peace and mercy in the world.

Join the movement today: https://bit.ly/3boSY6L

#OnePlanetOneFamily

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Together, we can make a difference in the lives of millions of people experiencing hunger, violence & other affronts to human dignity. Join @CatholicRelief's growing movement to sow more justice, peace and mercy in the world: https://bit.ly/3boSY6L #OnePlanetOneFamily

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Start a CRS Chapter or Club

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We are called to move mountains, together.

The world's problems are big and complex, but when we come together in faith and action our impact knows no bounds. Join or start a Catholic Relief Services' Chapter or Club and learn how taking actions like advocacy and fundraising create a more just and peaceful world.

Start today: https://bit.ly/3OQ2jC0

#OnePlanetOneFamily

Option 2: Short Message - Twitter Friendly

The world's problems are big and complex, but when we come together in faith and action our impact knows no bounds. Join or start a @CatholicRelief Chapter or Club and learn how to create a more just and peaceful world. Start today: https://bit.ly/3OQ2jC0 #OnePlanetOneFamily

Hunger

Communities across the world are experiencing life-threatening levels of hunger and malnutrition on an unprecedented scale. And these challenges come at an already challenging time as conflict, climate change, COVID-19 and rising food costs impact millions around the world. Use the hunger messages and photos to bring awareness to the global food crisis and invite your community to act today.

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One in 10 are Hungry

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Communities across the world are experiencing life-threatening levels of hunger and malnutrition on an unprecedented scale. Families are struggling to meet their food needs due to the compound effects of conflict, climate change, COVID-19 and rising food costs. And when one of us suffers, we all do. Together, we can prevent and end hunger.

Help today: https://bit.ly/3QdglyG

#OnePlanetOneFamily

Option 2: Short Message - Twitter Friendly

Communities across the world are experiencing life-threatening levels of #hunger on an unprecedented scale due to the compound effects of conflict, #ClimateChange, #COVID19 and rising food costs. But together, we can prevent and end hunger. Help today: https://bit.ly/3QdglyG

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Hunger—It's a Global Problem

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Did you know 49 million people in 46 countries face extreme, life-threatening hunger and malnutrition? As missionary disciples, we are called to respond to this injustice. Urge Congress to provide foreign assistance to meet the needs for food security around the world. Your voice and the actions of constituents like you have the greatest impact on members of Congress and their decision making.

Act now: https://bit.ly/3cTDjwz

#OnePlanetOneFamily

Option 2: Short Message - Twitter Friendly

Did you know 49 million people face extreme #hunger and malnutrition? We are called to respond to this injustice. Urge Congress to provide foreign assistance to meet food security needs around the world. Act now: https://bit.ly/3cTDjwz #OnePlanetOneFamily

Climate Change

Despite contributing the least to climate change, communities affected by poverty are the most harmed by its impact. Use these messages and photos on the climate crisis throughout the year to encourage your community to protect our planet and global family.

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For Our One Planet, One Family

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If we fail to take action on climate change, are we truly loving our neighbors who are most affected by it? As people of faith, we must step up on behalf of our sisters and brothers and the common home we share. Ask Congress to address the impacts and root causes of climate change by investing in the Green Climate Fund.

Email Congress now: https://bit.ly/3oJfD0q

#OnePlanetOneFamily

Option 2: Short Message - Twitter Friendly

If we fail to take action on #ClimateChange, are we truly loving our neighbors who are most affected by it? As people of faith, we must step up. Ask Congress to invest in the #GreenClimateFund. Email Congress now: https://bit.ly/3oJfD0q #OnePlanetOneFamily

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Climate Change—It's Already Here

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The climate crisis is pushing thousands of our neighbors into poverty every day. Longer and more extreme droughts. More frequent and destructive storms. These and other consequences of climate change threaten communities around the world who have contributed the least to this global issue. As people of faith, it's time for us to push back.

Donate to Catholic Relief Services today and be a part of the solution: https://bit.ly/3OO1YzV

#OnePlanetOneFamily

Option 2: Short Message - Twitter Friendly

The #ClimateCrisis is pushing thousands of our neighbors into poverty every day, threatening communities who have contributed the least to this global issue. It's time to push back. Be a part of the solution and donate today: https://bit.ly/3OO1YzV #OnePlanetOneFamily

Library of Photos

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CRS in Bangladesh

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Over the past few years, Bangladesh has become home to the world's largest refugee settlement. We are called to provide immediate relief to migrants and refugees, including food, shelter and other basic necessities.

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Hispanic Catholic leaders pose for a picture after meeting with members of Congress to discuss prioritizing addressing the root causes of migration in Central America.

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CRS Chapters and Clubs

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University students use their leadership skills to advocate for people in need around the world. CRS Chapters and Clubs take meaningful action through Catholic Relief Services campaigns to eradicate global poverty and injustice.

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CRS in South Sudan

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Malnutrition is a major public health emergency in South Sudan, with about 1.8 million children and pregnant and nursing mothers acutely malnourished. Almost 70% of South Sudan's people need urgent assistance.

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CRS in Guatemala

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Jessica Valesca Saquic and her daughter Astrid López, age 3, are pictured in Momostenango, Guatemala, where she participates in a savings group and food security project offered by Catholic Relief Services. The project supports access to food for families so children are less likely to experience chronic malnutrition and promotes financial security so communities can become more resilient.

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Climate Change

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It is estimated that 1 in 7 people in Bangladesh will be displaced by 2050 because of climate change. Catholic Relief Services and Caritas Bangladesh implement a disaster risk reduction project through which families can learn to prepare for disasters, which are becoming more and more frequent due to the changing climate.

YouTube Videos

The CRS Campaigns playlist features videos on the world's most pressing issues, including climate change and global hunger. Videos are an engaging way to inspire your networks to learn more about these issues. Supplement your communications with any of the CRS Campaigns videos and help your audience connect on a more emotional level.

CRS Campaigns Playlist