CUP Celebrates Two Years of Allsup Charitable Services

“Our Time. Your Mission.” That motto of Allsup Charitable Services has carried Catholic Urban Programs so far in the last two years. We are blessed to be among five organizations serving East St. Louis receiving complimentary business consultative services from the...

Advancing Human Dignity Through Client Choice

The idea of transitioning to a client choice food pantry model had been circulating at CUP for several years. With the issue of food insecurity greatly magnified by the pandemic, our plans for this transition were accelerated. Planning began the midst of many...
An Everyday Miracle at Holy Angels Shelter

An Everyday Miracle at Holy Angels Shelter

Where were you when the country shutdown due to the pandemic? How did it change your life? The answers to these questions will undoubtedly be etched in our minds forever. While this year has been difficult, most could not imagine handling a burden like the one faced...