Share Your Story

You can help make a difference by sharing how Catholic Charities has made a difference in your life. Our mission is to bring to all the healing & empowering presence of Jesus. Catholic Charities is able to do this by offering programs that serve the needs of those in our local communities. By allowing us to share your story (anonymously, if you prefer) with our donors and grant funders, you help us generate support for our programs and ensure our services will be able to help more people in the future.

By submitting my story online, I give consent for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois to use any submitted photographs and video of myself in the promotion of Catholic Charities to use direct quotes of mine from any interviews I may grant to Catholic Charities.

  • I agree to allow only my first name and the first initial of my last name to be used for my identification.
  • I understand that such photographs/videos may be printed in brochures, used for education purposes or presented in the agency’s website and social media platforms for the promotion of Catholic Charities activities and services.
  • I understand that I am not entitled to, nor shall I receive, any compensation or royalties for appearing in these photographs/videos, nor for their subsequent use as described above.
  • I understand that my decision, as to whether or not to give this consent, has no impact on my eligibility for, or access to, Catholic Charities programs and services.