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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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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March's Employee and Volunteer of the Month

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 the staff and volunteers from Catholic Charities Senior and Caregiver Support Services' Meals on Wheels program. Our Meals on Wheels volunteers have really [...]

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March 13, 2020

Regarding COVID-19

A Word from the CEOVincent W. Colonno At Catholic Charities, we seek first and foremost to help the poorest and most vulnerable in our communities and we remain committed to our mission of providing critical services to those most in need. I recognize that many of the individuals we serve have an increased vulnerability when dealing with illnesses, especially in the case of the new coronavirus. We are following the guidelines provided by the CDC across our Catholic Charities system, and are [...]

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March 12, 2020

VITA Program Temporarily Suspended

  The CA$H Coalition of the Greater Capital Region to temporarily suspend VITA in-person tax preparation services, including at the site run by Catholic Charities in Albany. After assessing the potential risks associated with COVID-19 to our volunteers and clients, the CA$H Coalition of the Greater Capital Region is suspending in-person tax preparation services at all VITA sites effective close of business Friday, March 13 through March 27. The Coalition will reassess the situation and [...]

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