Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas
Rating: 4.61 stars 18 reviews
Issues: Disaster Aid, Human Services
Location: PO Box 829 Beaumont TX 77704 USA
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I am a professional fund raiser that worked with the Diocese of Beaumont in the past. I pay a lot of attention to how the funds are handled, in other words, how much is spent on administration and how much is being used for the cause. If I recall correctly it was a little bit over 5% which is the half of the regional average of 10%. This is proof of how well they manage their resources.
On the other hand, their goal is to serve the whole Diocese area which is from Corrigan, TX to Orange,TX; That is about 250 miles across. The chanllenge they have and I believe they need to improve is reaching out to the smaller communities. Most of their services are in Beaumont, Orange and Port Arthur.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Met some of the staff and worked with them in receptions to raise money for the capital campaign
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Out reach for the rural areas