February 22, 2024

Veronica's Story

Veronica's Story

Goals. Dreams. A Future.Veronica's journey is one of resilience, courage, and unwavering determination. Despite the trials she faced growing up in a community marked by hardship and adversity, Veronica never let go of her dreams. In the midst of uncertainty and scarcity, she found solace and hope in the welcoming embrace of Sunnyside.Recalling moments of struggle with a poignant clarity, Veronica reminisces about the times when her mother worried about their safety and wondered where their [...]

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Columbia County Celebrates Opening of New Harm Reduction Vending Machine

Catholic Charities partners with MATTERS and MHACG to open new vending machine in response to overdose epidemicHudson, NY – On Wednesday, January 31st Columbia County officials and residents gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting of a new harm reduction vending machine, installed outside of the Mental Health Association for Columbia/Greene, to improve access to life-saving supplies for individuals with Substance Use Disorder.Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services, Medication for [...]

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January 3, 2024

Our 2023 in Review

Our 2023 in Review

As we jump into the new year, we want to thank you for supporting our neighbors in need. The work that we do all year is because of you and we couldn't do this without you. We are excited to see what the new year will bring and are happy to have you along for the journey! Take a look below at just a glimpse of what our 2023 looked like.2023 in ReviewNational Grid Foundation Commits $300,000 to Energy AssistanceExtending a huge THANK YOU to National Grid US and the National Grid Foundation [...]

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October 2, 2023

Our Employees of the Year!

Our Employees of the Year!

Care Coordination ServicesHonors Elizabeth Anelli!Liz consistently meets and exceeds the expectations of the agency. Over the last year, Liz has managed her own case load with excellence. She excels at advocating for her clients and utilizes her outstanding interpersonal skills to build relationships with community providers to ensure that no client ever gets overlooked or under-treated. Liz’s clients trust her and value her, and often Liz may be the only person they trust. She is [...]

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Celebrate World Refugee Day with our Community!

Join RISSE and community partners on June 20th for World Refugee Day!Donations will  be collected as followedHigh Priority Needs:Clothing: (Mostly mens clothing, all sizes)ShirtsPants/shortsSocksUnderwear (must be brand new and in unopened packages)Bras (ideally brand new, but cannot be stretched out, distorted, or with wires poking through)Shoes (new or minimal wear only)HatsHygiene/Personal Care: (New, unopened items only)Shampoo/ConditionerSoapLotionSunscreenNail [...]

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