CRS Rice Bowl | Promoting Lenten Solidarity with Poor

Give to CRS Rice Bowl

Donations to CRS Rice Bowl can be mailed to:

The Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Green Bay, Inc.
P.O. Box 22128
Green Bay, WI 54305-2128

Phone: (920) 272-8344


CRS Rice Bowl Poster CRS Rice Bowl is an annual Lenten collection conducted in Catholic parishes to promote solidarity with our poor brothers and sisters -- both around the world and locally -- through prayer, fasting, learning, and giving.

The Diocese of Green Bay and Catholic Relief Services co-sponsor CRS Rice Bowl. Catholic Relief Services is the international humanitarian arm of the U.S. Catholic Church.


CRS Rice Bowl Collection Helps the Poor

Contributions to this national collection for the World's Poor are divided this way:

 75% of funds go for international relief and development projects

 25% go for projects within the Diocese of Green Bay that aid immigrant and refugee people struggling with basic material needs

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EricWeydtEric Weydt
Catholic Social
Justice Coordinator and Diocesan director for CRS Rice Bowl grants

(920) 272-8344

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2018 Grant Applications

Organizations based in the 16 counties of Northeastern Wisconsin within the Diocese of Green Bay are invited to submit CRS Rice Bowl grant applications.

CRS Rice Bowl funds projects that benefit Northeastern Wisconsin immigrant or refugee populations who are struggling to meet their basic material needs (such as food, shelter, healthcare, literacy, and counseling services).

CRS Rice Bowl Grant Criteria and Application
Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

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2017 Award Winners

In 2017, $13,000 was awarded to agencies at the local level to meet the basic material needs of immigrant and refugee people in northeastern Wisconsin. The 2017 Diocesan Rice Bowl award winners are:

This year's recipients are:

  • Alzheimer's Assn/Greater WI Chapter | Hispanic Outreach Project
  • EVA Mission, Inc. | Assistance to the Needy
  • House of Hope Green Bay, Inc. | Interpretation, Translation and Shelter Services
  • St. Vincent de Paul Green Bay | Energy Assistance Outreach to Hispanic Immigrants
  • Day by Day Warming Shelter, Inc. | Resource Coordination Program
  • St. Vincent de Paul Appleton | St. Vincent de Paul Appleton Voucher Program
  • Green Bay East High School | Strategies for Engaging Somali Families
  • Green Bay Preble High School | Preble Pride Hispanic Family Engagement
  • LEAVEN | Emergency Financial Assistance for Immigrants & Refugees
  • Habitat for Humanity | Hmong/Spanish Translation and Interpretation
  • Quad Parishes | St. Patrick's Food Pantry
  • Fox Valley Literacy Council | Educational Materials & Daycare for ELL Parents
  • Literacy Partners of Kewaunee County | Aspirations of Literacy Partners
  • Brown County Library | Welcome to the Library
  • Literacy Green Bay | Adult English Language Learner Classes
  • Casa ALBA Melanie | Green Bay Youth Training

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