Catholic Charities USA Awards $77K Grant to Disaster Response Program

July 30, 2015

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) announced the award of a long-term disaster recovery grant to Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton totaling $77,630.14; funds will be used to provide ongoing disaster recovery support for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  This grant represents monies collected over the past several …

Community Services Receives Grant from Wells Fargo

July 29, 2015

The Ocean County-based office of Community Services of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton was awarded a $1,000 grant in July by Wells Fargo to support the organization’s mission of providing quality services to those most in need, to advocate on their behalf within the private …

United Way Helps Community Services Provide Hope

July 15, 2015

The United Way of Ocean County has generously awarded a grant of $25,000 to Ocean Community Services for its Caring Cupboard and Project Hope initiatives. This award funds programs that reduce hunger, improve food security and help economically struggling residents achieve income stability.

Golf Association Raises Over $14,500 for Providence House

July 14, 2015

Many thanks to the Greenbriar Oceanaire Women’s Golf Association and Greenbriar Oceanaire Men’s Club for recently hosting a “Partner in Peace” Golf Tournament. The event raised over $14,500 to benefit Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Ocean County. We are so grateful for everyone’s support …

Recent Tragedies Provide Valuable Lesson

June 25, 2015

Inspirational and heartfelt words regarding recent tragedies from Bishop O’Connell appeared today in The Times of Trenton.
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Disaster Response Program … a “Godsend”

June 11, 2015

Catholic Charities and its Disaster Response Program were featured today in the Star Ledger in a touching article that called our organization a “Godsend.”
The article details the homecoming celebration of the Axten family in Little Egg Harbor and the Febus family who are currently still …

Guardian Angel Dinner Dance Officially Kicks Off

June 5, 2015

Earlier in May, Catholic Charities held its annual Kick-off event for the upcoming Guardian Angel Dinner Dance (GADD) to be held on October 3. At the event, held at the Hyatt Regency Princeton, those who will be honored with awards were officially announced.
Sen. Peter Inverso, …

With Deepest Sympathy

May 26, 2015

John and Alicia Nash were extraordinary advocates for mental health and as such they were well regarded and admired by the Catholic Charities family and we extend our deepest sympathy to their family and friends. The members of Catholic Charities’ PACT (Program of Assertive Community …

Medi-Cool Program Now Screening for Applicants

May 13, 2015

With funding from the Mercer County Department of Human Services Office on Aging, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton and Rise, A Community Service Partnership of Hightstown, are currently screening applicants to determine eligibility for the Medi-Cool Program. The program provides air conditioning units to needy …

El Centro’s Roberto Hernandez Appointed to Latino Advisory Council

April 30, 2015

Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson recently announced the formation of a new Latino Advisory Council composed of a diverse group of leaders who will help Mayor Jackson’s administration better engage, serve and connect with the Latino community, which represents more than 30% of the city’s total …

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