December 29, 2021

Our Year in Review

As we head into the new year, we want to thank you for standing with us in service of our neighbors. With your help and partnership, we have been able to continue to serve the most vulnerable through difficult times. Please know that we are thinking of you warmly and are excited to share what the new year will bring!2021 in ReviewJanuary | National Grid Foundation Commits $250,000 to Energy AssistanceWe started the year with good news The National Grid Foundation is committing a record [...]

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December 28, 2021

CC MOVE Dates for January 2022

Are you or someone you know in need? We’re reaming up with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to help neighbors like you!Stop by one of our drive-thru pantries during the month of January for a package of fresh, frozen and shelf-stable food items. These events are open to the public and no pre-registration is required.CC MOVE Food Distribution ScheduleJanuary 2021DateLocationAddressStart TimeJanuary 6Our Lady of Hope Church119 Reid Street, Fort Plain10:00January 7Crosstown [...]

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Rensselaer, NY - One of the region’s largest health care providers has given $10,000 to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany to help food pantries in Rensselaer County provide fresh, healthier options, including foods that are gluten-free, low sugar or meet other nutritional requirements. The donation is part of MVP Health Care’s commitment to support healthy options for people living in the region, regardless of income level. “At MVP Health Care, investing in [...]

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Catholic Charities CEO Announces RetirementVincent Colonno to step down after 11 years with the organization, caps a 48-year career of service. Albany, NY – Vincent Colonno, Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, announced that he will retire in July after leading one of the region’s largest and most active private social services organizations for more than a decade.  “I’ve been honored and blessed to serve the people of [...]

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December 2, 2021

Community Pods for December

CAPITAL REGION COMMUNITY PODSUpdated 12/2/2021 Additional opportunities found using www.vaccines.govDate/TimeLocationVaccine AvailabilityDaily9:00-3:00 PMInitial appointments, 3rd doses and boostersAlbany County Department of Health175 Green St.Albany, NYPfizer, J and J and ModernaEach Tuesday/Thursday2:00-4:00 PMRensselaer County Department of Health1600 7th Ave., 2nd floor, Troy, NYPfizer, Moderna, J and JEach Tuesday/Thursday3:00-6:00 PM/8:00-10:00 AMWhitney Young920 Lark Drive, Albany, [...]

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