August 5, 2020

Food for Thought

Catholic Charities' Trustee Robert Bellafiore steps in as a guest columnis for The Evangelist, sharing his experience volunteering during the pandemic. He has donated his time at nearly every Food Distribution in 2020 so far.   "I don’t know this woman’s life or her pressures or her pain," he writes, "but she allowed me to witness the kind of deep response people in need can have to a simple act of unexpected kindness."   You can read his full column here.

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July 31, 2020

On the Road: Summer Lunch Program

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties entered its seventh year providing lunches to the Oneonta community through the Summer Food Service Program. This year things have been different for our Summer Food Service Program as we had to change the program delivery to make sure we are following guidelines for safe program delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year the Summer Food Service Program is delivering meals for pick up to six sites throughout Oneonta, [...]

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June 17, 2020

Night at the Museum Goes Virtual

Night at the Museum Goes Virtual

Contact: Eileen Spath eileen.spath@ccrcda.org   Catholic Charities’ Night at the Museum goes virtual, will honor Tom Roohan, The Regional Food Bank Catholic Charities adapts its signature event and major fundraiser, Night at the Museum to a virtual model amid coronavirus concerns. Albany, NY – On Thursday, June 18, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany will be hosting its eighth Night at the Museum fundraiser as a virtual event. Each June, over 500 [...]

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January 27, 2017

Feeding our Neighbors

Feeding Our Neighbors By Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Albany is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Throughout its entire existence, providing food for the hungry has been one of the pillars of its Gospel-inspired mission. Food clearly plays an important role in the Christian narrative. Just one look at the Gospels tells us that. Accounts of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes or the wedding feast at Cana are the obvious examples; but, [...]

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