December 2, 2020

Holiday Giving - Wishlist by Agency

Holiday Giving - Wishlist by Agency

Catholic Charities Agencies throughout the diocese will be participating in Holiday Giving this year, in order to provide dinners and gifts to the poor and vulnerable throughout the area. Please see our wish list below for information on how you can donate and get involved! Community Maternity ServicesIn need of: Walmart, Target or Amazon gift cards or donations for foster care youth in residential placement.Contact Marsha at marsha@cccms.orgAnn at ann@cccms.org or [...]

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Catholic Charities Announces CC MOVE Schedule for December

Volunteers Needed! Catholic Charities is looking for volunteers to assist in the packaging and distribution of food. Volunteers are asked to arrive at 8:15 AM for morning distributions and 4:30 PM for afternoon distributions. Catholic Charities has released its food distribution schedule for the month of December: 12/1 - Centro Civico, 143 E. Main Street, Amsterdam at 9:30 AM12/3 - Boys and Girls Club, 501 4th Ave, Troy at 9:30 AM12/7 - Macedonia Baptist Church, 26 Wilson Ave, Albany at 9:30 [...]

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At Catholic Charities, our staff and volunteers – true “CC Heroes” – work tirelessly in service of our neighbors. Each month, we're honoring a staff person and a volunteer from a different agency and sharing with you a little more about some of the work they do, from placing orders for our food pantries to working on our finances to volunteering with fundraising efforts. This November, we're pleased to recognize Wayne Jones and Terry Lyons from Catholic [...]

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November 26, 2020

Thank You

A Word from the CEO Vincent W. Colonno Greetings, In my role with Catholic Charities, it is my privilege to work alongside so many people who approach each day with care and compassion for our neighbors. Our staff and volunteers – including our local board members and our hard-working Board of Trustees – work tirelessly in service of our community. This year they all have kicked it up an extra notch to serve those who come to us for help, oftentimes on the front lines of the [...]

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October 30, 2020

Catholic Charities Honors CC Heroes

At Catholic Charities, we rely on ?the incredible work of our "CC Heroes" - our staff and volunteers who work tirelessly in service of our neighbors. Each month, we'll be honoring a staff person and a volunteer from a different agency and sharing with you a little more about some of the work they do, from working with domestic violence survivors to volunteering in our food pantries to providing meals to students over summer break. This October, we're pleased to recognize Angie Smith and Patrick [...]

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