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Catholic Charities’ New Outreach Vehicle to Serve Rural AreasCatholic Charities, St. Mary’s Healthcare, and CDPHP to unveil CC MOVE - Tuesday 11/19 at 10am
What: Introduction of CC MOVE, a new initiative to support people in need who live in rural areas
Where: Centro Civico, 143 East Main Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010
When: Tuesday, November 19, [...]
ALBANY, NY – Vincent W. Colonno, CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, today announced the appointment of Robert J. Bellafiore (left), Jerome A. Mastrianni (right), and Joseph Watroba (center) to the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany.
“We are thrilled to have three extremely qualified individuals joining our Board of Trustees,” said Mr. Colonno. “Each brings a wealth of experience in their field and a strong belief in [...]
Albany, NY - Winter is never easy for people struggling to keep up with increased energy bills. The looming polar vortex has caused heating costs to rise, further increasing the burden on families as they try to stay safe from the cold. Unplanned home repairs or doctors’ bills can push an already strained budget over the edge. For Greg and his family, an unexpected medical condition left them struggling to make ends meet.
“I woke up the day after Christmas morning, and I [...]
ALBANY, NY – Catholic Charities Agencies throughout the Albany Diocese are available to assist furloughed federal workers. Through programs like food pantries, counseling, and information and referrals Catholic Charities can offer some assistance to workers who may be struggling at this time.
“We’re all hoping for a speedy resolution to this shutdown,” said Vincent W. Colonno, CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany. “To have people out of [...]
Toilet paper, shampoo, and Kleenex probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when thinking about holiday food pantry baskets, but these important staples are in high demand this time of year. The items are needed as Capital Region residents who receive Food Stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs) are not permitted to use those benefits to purchase personal hygiene products, which include deodorant, soap, shampoo, laundry detergent, razors and even toilet paper. Thanks [...]