Catholic Charities of Tennessee

Mission Statement

MISSION: Following Christ’s example, we recognize the dignity of all people and serve our neighbors. {Since 1962, Catholic Charities has assisted those in need discover paths to self-sufficiency and a better quality of life.}

VISION: As a living example of Christ, Catholic Charities of Tennessee is widely recognized and respected as a leading charitable organization, delivering sustainable impact throughout Middle Tennessee.

PURPOSE: To perform acts of love, goodwill, and kindness.

Serve the Poor: We have a preferential option to serve poor and vulnerable people, as we are called to do by Sacred Scripture, Catholic traditions, and our own over riding sense of justice and the unity of all humanity.
Respect: We honor the serenity of human life from conception to a natural death, knowing that every person, at every stage of his or her life, deserves to be treated with love, civility, courtesy, dignity, acceptance and tolerance.
Integrity: We demonstrate a steadfast commitment to the highest standards of quality in all that we do, thereby promoting trust, confidence, and faith between us and everyone we collaborate with or serve.
Compassion: We recognize that we are the same as the people we serve in the eyes of God, no matter what their circumstances or faults, or ours, and so we treat all people as ourselves would want to be treated.
Diversity: In everything we do, always mindful of staff, volunteers and all who seek assistance, we honor, respect and include all of God’s children, regardless of their religion, race, sect, language, differences or special needs.

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October 1, 2021