Catholic Charities out of $ for Gulf victims

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Posted: Aug 5, 2010 11:58 AM by Breanna Biehl
Source: WDSU

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Topics: fishermen, gulf, oil, aid, grants, money, Catholic, charities, BP, help, donations

The lifeline that supports thousands of fishermen and their families who are out of money say they've run out.

Catholic Charities received just over a million dollars from BP in May. It was supposed to last a month, but the charities stretched it for 3 months. But now they say, the funds have run dry.

Catholic Charities--along with 25 other non-profit groups.. are asking BP for 12-million for the next 3 months.

A spokesman says they have gotten no response from the oil giant.

If you would like to donate to catholic charities, visit or call 504-592-5688.

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