Hammond, LA (April 25, 2012) -- In 2011, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge returned wages, goods and services valued at almost $675,000 to the people of Tangipahoa, according to a recent report released by the agency.
“Every dollar dedicated by the agency to Tangipahoa resulted in $3 of benefit to residents of our parish,” said Stephanie Schulte, CCDBR Tangipahoa Advisory Committee Chair. “That’s an amazing return on investment!” $223,000 spent delivered benefits in areas such as:
• $242,000 of wages
• $50,000 of savings in mental health services
• $276,000 VISTA generated volunteer hours and services.
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