Caller posing as Archdiocese asking for donations

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – A caller claiming to be affiliated with the Archdiocese of St. Louis allegedly tried to solicit funds for Typhoon Haiyan relief, according to a news release.

During the alleged incident, the caller asked the victim for a credit card number.

The Archdiocese of St. Louis is not soliciting donations over the phone for typhoon relief, according to a news release. Instead, it's accepting donations during special collections at Sunday Masses.

Donations can also be mailed to the following address:

Archdiocesan Finance Office

Attention: Catholic Relief Services—Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Relief

20 Archbishop May Drive

St. Louis, MO 63119

All donations collected by the Archdiocese of St. Louis will be directly turned over to Catholic Relief Services.


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