January 31, 2020

Meet Shanell

Shanell, 24, has a combination of intellectual disability with physical and mental health issues. Her mom had been her primary caregiver all her life. With little resources, they were living on the city streets. Together, they panhandled for money to buy food. When Shanell's mom became suddenly ill, she was placed in a nursing home and Shanell was left homeless, alone and suddenly without a caregiver.  Shanell came to Catholic Charities, where we arranged for her to live at one of our [...]

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Major Energy Assistance Grant to Provide Relief through Harsh Winter

Contact: Eileen Spath eileen.spath@ccrcda.org (518) 641-6842 (518) 935-8774 MEDIA ADVISORY: What: Press Conference –Major Energy Assistance Grant to Provide Relief through Harsh Winter When: Thursday, January 9, 12:30pm Where: Pastoral Center, 40 North Main Avenue, Albany, NY 12203 Who: Vincent W. Colonno, CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany Most Reverend Edward B. Scharfenberger, Bishop of AlbanyEdward H. White, Jr., Executive Director, National Grid Foundation Fund [...]

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