March 1, 2022

Mr. Boyd's Journey

William Boyd’s story is all too familiar. A veteran who once served our country, he had found himself without money, without a place to stay and few places left to go for help. His disability made it difficult for him to get around, which made getting the support he needed even more difficult. So, Mr. Boyd did the only thing he could: he rolled, slowly making his way to our Catholic Charities office in Oneonta by pushing himself along on the seat of his wheeled walker.At Catholic [...]

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February 28, 2022

CC MOVE Dates for March

Are you or someone you know in need? We’re teaming 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 March 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 ScheduleMarch 2022DateLocationAddressStart TimeVolunteerArrivalMarch 1Our Lady of Hope Church119 Reid Street, Fort [...]

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National Grid Foundation Commits $250,000 in Energy AssistanceFoundation awards massive grant to Catholic Charities in support of residents in need.ALBANY, NY – The National Grid Foundation is once again partnering with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany to support people struggling to pay their home energy bills. The Foundation is committing $250,000 toward helping area residents, matching last year’s fuel-neutral grant to aid families in need.Now in its fourteenth year, [...]

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February 20, 2022

Community PODS Update - Late February

CAPITAL REGION COMMUNITY PODSUpdated 2/22/2022Additional opportunities found using Date/TimeLocationVaccine AvailabilityMon/Tue/Thu/Fri9:00-3:00 PMInitial appointments, 3rd doses and boostersAlbany County Department of Health175 Green St.Albany, NYPfizer, J and J and ModernaEach Tuesday/Thursday2:00-4:00 PMCounty Office Building1600 7th Ave., 2nd floorTroy, NYPfizer, Moderna, J and JWednesdays 3-6pmHudson Valley Community College- Bulmer Center80 Vandenburgh AveTroy, [...]

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February 3, 2022

Ombudsmen Step Up

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) is a state-funded advocacy program operated by Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services across 10 counties of the Albany Diocese. LTCOP provides opportunities for residents and their loved ones to voice concerns and address problems that impact their quality of life and care.Marty Delmonico (pictured below) is a proud Ombudsman and counts herself among a small but dedicated group of volunteers that help ensure the welfare of [...]

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