Tag: Catholic Charities

Lawmakers help homeless shelters in COVID-19 emergency bill

Lawmakers help homeless shelters in COVID-19 emergency bill

| March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Homeless shelters and food banks are among groups helping the needy who will receive assistance in a $330 million COVID-19 emergency response bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature March 26 and signed into law by Gov. Tim Walz.

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Catholic Charities CEO pleas for donations, volunteers

Catholic Charities CEO pleas for donations, volunteers

| March 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The president and CEO of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis put out a plea to supporters March 16 for donations and volunteers to meet financial costs of protecting the homeless, elderly, disabled, children and families from spread of the coronavirus and to help keep things running at shelters, kitchens and social service sites.

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Catholic Charities to expand housing for homeless in Minneapolis

Catholic Charities to expand housing for homeless in Minneapolis

| December 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

On the heels of finishing its $100 million Dorothy Day Place renovation and expansion of homeless shelter, apartments, meals and social services in St. Paul, Catholic Charities is expanding housing for the homeless in Minneapolis.

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Adoption offered gift of life; reunion 46 years later an unexpected gift

Adoption offered gift of life; reunion 46 years later an unexpected gift

| Theresa Laurence | December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thanks to the courage of a teenage birth mother and the work of Catholic Charities of Tennessee, St. Henry parishioner Matt Davis received the greatest of all gifts: the gift of life, and a loving adoptive family.

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Four more charged in fraud scheme against Catholic Charities

Four more charged in fraud scheme against Catholic Charities

| November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Investigation of a scheme to fraudulently obtain at least $684,000 from funds for the homeless at Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis has resulted in charges against four more people.

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Summer soccer clinics helping refugee youths feel like part of community

Summer soccer clinics helping refugee youths feel like part of community

| Ruby Thomas | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Through a new partnership between Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Louisville and the Louisville City Football Club — a professional soccer club — refugee youth are finding joy in a familiar past time.

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Like mother before her, Miss Minnesota shaped by faith

Like mother before her, Miss Minnesota shaped by faith

| Christina Capecchi | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kathryn Kueppers was shaking in the final moments before the 2019 Miss Minnesota was named June 22.

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Catholic Charities’ Higher Ground: Multi-service approach to homelessness

Catholic Charities’ Higher Ground: Multi-service approach to homelessness

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two large encampments of homeless people, one in St. Paul, another in Minneapolis, drew unprecedented attention this fall and winter to the plight of people unable to afford a home, including the working poor, unemployed, mentally ill and intellectually disabled.

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Shutdown finds Catholic Charities agencies working to meet growing needs

Shutdown finds Catholic Charities agencies working to meet growing needs

| Dennis Sadowski | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Robert Archie knows he’d be homeless if it wasn’t for the Rapid Re-housing program run by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey.

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From readers – January 10, 2019

From readers – January 10, 2019

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Where are the funds for charity?

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Catholic Charities strove to meet challenges of natural disasters

Catholic Charities strove to meet challenges of natural disasters

| Mark Pattison | December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hurricane, fire, flood and even earthquake, Catholic Charities agencies did their best to help thousands of their fellow residents through some of the worst natural disasters they had ever encountered.

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Catholic groups see major harm for immigrants in changing public benefits

Catholic groups see major harm for immigrants in changing public benefits

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A proposal by the Trump administration to deny green cards to legal immigrants using public assistance “will dramatically change the process of legal migration and make it increasingly difficult for low-income and working-class individuals to legally migrate to the United States.”

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