February 8, 2018

VITA Tax Program Kicks Off

VITA Tax Program Kicks Off

Last week marked the kick-off of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for 2018. The program is a collaboration with CA$H Coalition of the Greater Capital Region, Catholic Charities Tri-County Services and United Way of the Greater Capital Region. VITA offers free tax preparation services from IRS trained and certified volunteer preparers to any family or individual with a household income not exceeding $54,000. Certified volunteers prepare tax [...]

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 National Grid Foundation Donates $120,000 to Catholic Charities for Energy Assistance

With another generous grant from the National Grid Foundation, Catholic Charities is able to provide emergency energy assistance to many individuals and families during the winter months. National Grid Foundation announced on Friday a grant of $120,000 for 2018 to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany to help people with heating assistance. Not only has the National Grid Foundation come forward with its 10th successive grant, but the increase in this year’s grant means that over [...]

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