National Projects

Habitat for Humanity

CDA partners with Habitat for Humanity to help build and provided finances for the house. CDA was one of the first women's organizaions to complete a house in Habitats' seven day "Blitz Build". 

Holy Cross Family Rosary

"The family that prays together stays together". Family Rosary seeks not only to fulfill the need to share the message of prayer with those who are unfamiliar with the Rosary but also to strengthen the prayer life of the devout.

The Laboure Society

St. Catherine Laboure is the patroness of this society, which financially encourages violations to religious communities.

SOAR (Support Our Aging Religious)

A non-profit organization of persons who are committed to assuring financially stability and personally secure futures for elderly and frail members of Catholic religious congregations.

National Center on Sexual Exploitation

Morality in Mediawas established in NYC to combat pornography. In 2015, the name was changed to its current name. They promote WRAP Campaign. (White Ribbon Against Pornography takes place at the end of October. 

10 National Charities


In addition to 5 major National Projects there are ten National Charities endorsed and supported by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Local courts are able to choose from the following charities:

North American College

Catholic Relief Services

Apostleship of the Sea

Covenant House

Mother Teresa

Tutwiler Clinic

Project Handclasp

Misericordia

The Disaster Relief Fund

Smile Train