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Straight from the heart: CATA partnerships lift vulnerable citizens

Thursday, June 27, 2024

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CATA serves people of every stripe and in all walks of life from students to families, professionals to retirees, and everyone in between. It’s no secret that many riders represent underserved andBlue heart graphic with silhouetted people inside. marginalized communities and supporting them is a collaborative effort. Lifting these vulnerable citizens isn’t just a strategic goal, it’s integral to CATA's core values.

CATA’s impact is greatly enhanced by its partnerships in the region. In fiscal 2023, the Authority supported over 53 non-profit organizations and local programs. CATA is grateful for the opportunity to assist agencies that provide essential social services to the region. CATA's support comes in various forms: donated bus passes, sponsorships and participation in community events.

Partnerships with the Refugee Development Center to welcome new residents, Habitat for Humanity to build homes and providing cooling or warming buses to local law enforcement during emergencies are just a few examples of how CATA supports the essential work of these organizations.

Learn more about how these partnerships are building a stronger, more resilient community at

This content has been published in the 2024 Community Report.  

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