Tag: Catholic Charities

‘As words fail’ after Floyd’s death, Catholic leaders share wisdom from MLK

‘As words fail’ after Floyd’s death, Catholic leaders share wisdom from MLK

| May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

“People often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they cannot communicate; they cannot communicate because they are separated.”

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Pandemic-surplus: Dairy cooperative donates 25,000 pounds of cheese to Catholic Charities

Pandemic-surplus: Dairy cooperative donates 25,000 pounds of cheese to Catholic Charities

| April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Enough cheese to make more than 320,000 sandwiches was delivered April 16 to Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis as one Wisconsin dairy cooperative’s way to help in the midst of a pandemic crisis.

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Archbishop Hebda helps serve noon meal to the homeless at Catholic Charities in St. Paul

Archbishop Hebda helps serve noon meal to the homeless at Catholic Charities in St. Paul

| April 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

After celebrating Easter Sunday Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Archbishop Bernard Hebda made an important stop in St. Paul.

He helped serve a noon meal to the homeless at Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Dorothy Day Place, which includes a shelter, social services and long-term, low-cost apartments for the needy. He and Tim Marx, president and CEO of Catholic Charities, who also helped cook the meal, worked with several others at the serving line April 12, with gloves and masks on to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.

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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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