About CWS

who we are and how we do our work


CWS's work began in 1946, in the aftermath of the Second World War, with a mission to feed the hungry and help those in need.


CWS President and CEO Richard L. Santos leads an experienced and diverse staff from around the world.


See where our support came from – and how we used it – in Fiscal Year 2022 and get a copy of our IRS 990 form.


CWS is committed to transparency in our governance, our finances and our relationships with partner organizations.


CWS is an EEO/AA employer, dedicated to fostering a culturally diverse community.

Contact Us

Contact a CWS office in your area to learn more and support our life-changing work.