June 1, 2021

May's CC Hero

May's CC Hero

At Catholic Charities, we're once again recognizing our “CC Heroes” – our staff and volunteers who work tirelessly in service of our neighbors. Each month, we're honoring a staff person and a volunteer from a different Catholic Charities agency and highlighting their work. This month, we're pleased to recongize Denise Alston from Catholic Charities Community Maternity Services: Denise was a Child/Family Care Worker at the Heery Center for Young Families [...]

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Food Farmacies: A Nutrition-Focused Approach to Health

Above: Valerie Veltri (left), Food Farmacy Case Manager in Montgomery County and Hana Chehade (center), Dietician, Albany Food Farmacy, help participants build healthier lives regardless of income level. Catholic Charities recently opened the doors of its third Food Farmacy program in as many years. The latest Food Farmacy is located at St. Mary’s Memorial Campus and will serve food-insecure individuals with health-related issues in Montgomery County. Catholic Charities oversees another [...]

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Volunteers Needed! Catholic Charities is looking for volunteers to assist in the packaging and distribution of food. Volunteers are asked to arrive at 8:15 AM. 6/1 - Centro Civico, 143 E. Main Street, Amsterdam at 9:30 6/11 - Macedonia Baptist Church, 26 Wilson Avenue, Albany at 9:30 6/14 - Metropolitan Church, 105 Second Street, Albany at 9:30 6/17 - Our Lady of Hope Church, 119 Reid Street, Fort Plain at 9:30 6/18 - Crosstown Plaza, 2330 Watt Street, [...]

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Capital Region Pop-Ups Announced Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend Below a listing of Community PODS that are operating over the weekend and for the next week.  All opportunities are walk in (or up) and are in addition to those opportunities found using http://www.vaccines.gov/.  As part of Governor Cuomo’s “Vax now, Play later” campaign, there will be a vaccine effort at Grafton State Park.  Those who get vaccinated at this, or other participating state parks, will [...]

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April 30, 2021

Our April CC Heroes!

At Catholic Charities, we're once again recognizing our “CC Heroes” – our staff and volunteers who work tirelessly in service of our neighbors. Each month, we're honoring a staff person and a volunteer from a different Catholic Charities agency and highlighting their work. This month, we're pleased to recognize Esi Ashun and Tara Madrid from Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services. Tara is a Case Manager in the LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) Program, where [...]

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