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Who Rescued Who?

March 10, 2015

Henry, a 2-year-old Australian Shepherd/Doberman mix, and his owner Cheryl Pliskin of Mt. Laurel, recently visited Providence House’s Safe House in Burlington County to take part in an afternoon of pet therapy for residents and their children (along with Providence House staff too)!

Henry’s journey to …

Catholic Charities is Honored for its Community Impact

February 27, 2015

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton will receive the Community Impact Award from the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce. For more than 20 years, the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce has recognized the most influential and accomplished individuals and organizations for outstanding achievements and contributions to the central …

A Bittersweet Farewell

February 23, 2015

After nearly 17 years of dedicated, conscientious and enthusiastic service, Executive Assistant Kathy O’Connor, has become a beloved “institution” at Catholic Charities, though she often jokes that she would be ready for an institution by her retirement. Well, Kathy’s retirement is commencing this Friday, February …

Help Extended for Those Impacted by Hurricane Sandy!

February 10, 2015

The Catholic Charities New Jersey Disaster Case Management Program has been given an extension so that it may continue providing help to households impacted by Sandy. Originally scheduled to close in January, this program will continue offering services through October 30, 2015.
If you have ongoing, …

Bishop David M. O’Connell Named Honorary Chair of the 2015 Walk of Hope

February 3, 2015

The Most Reverend David M. O’Connell, Bishop of the Trenton Diocese will serve as Honorary Chair of the 2015 Walk of Hope. “We are grateful for Bishop O’Connell’s support and excited to walk alongside so many of our friends at this community event,” said Marlene …

Mitzvah Project Benefits PHDVS Safe House

January 6, 2015

Special thanks to Marissa (pictured at right) who recently conducted a wish list drive to benefit Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities in Burlington County. As her Mitzvah Project with Adath Emanu-El of Mt. Laurel, she created 300 brochures explaining her project …

Help Teens Make New Choices!

December 1, 2014

Catholic Charities is launching its first social networking campaign to generate much-needed support for New Choices, an afterschool addiction treatment program with a 90% success rate.
Spread the word, visit http://igg.me/at/CCtrenton and share with your friends! You can also download the Indiegogo App and make a donation right …

IFSS Gives Thanks a Little Early

November 25, 2014

Catholic Charities’ Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) recently held its annual Thanksgiving gathering for IFSS families. Nearly 50 people, who are caregivers of relatives with mental illness, were treated to a special Thanksgiving meal and provided a few hours of respite along with a chance …

2015 Walk of Hope Planning Kicks Off!

November 12, 2014

Planning has officially begun for the 2015 Walk of Hope to benefit Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton. Help Catholic Charities continue its mission of reducing poverty, promoting recovery and strengthening families by joining the 2nd Annual Walk of Hope!
This year’s Walk of Hope will be held …

Local Journalist Offers a Unique Perspective on Addiction

November 6, 2014

At Governor Christie’s press conference held at Catholic Charities in October announcing the NJ Addiction Task Force, scores of journalists asked questions regarding the new initiative.
However, one reporter listened quietly and left the press conference without asking any questions of the Governor. The story he …

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