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Catholic Charities to Offer Children's Health Home Care Management through Encompass Family Health Home
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 09:00 am
Through a collaborative effort with Encompass Family Health Home and partners across upstate New York, Catholic Charities of Buffalo is now a Children's Health Home Care Management provider in the region. As a Children's Health Home Care Management provider, Catholic Charities will work alongside a network of other providers, health plans and community-based organizations to both enroll children in Encompass Health Home and coordinate services for children and their families.
Catholic Charities' Office Serving Wyoming County Moves to Larger, More Accessible Site in Perry
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 09:00 am
The Wyoming County office of Catholic Charities has moved to a larger, more accessible site and is now serving clients two days each week on the campus of Community Action for Wyoming County in Building #1, 6470 State Rt. 20A, Perry.
Free Respite Program Begun by Valley Chapel Free Methodist Church and Western New York Alzheimer's Caregiver Partnership
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 12:00 pm
Valley Chapel Free Methodist Church has partnered with the WNY Alzheimer's Caregiver Partnership (WNYACP) to offer a free, monthly respite program called Caring Hands and Hearts for persons with Alzheimer's or other dementia beginning March 9.
Catholic Charities Names Three to Director Positions
Wed, Feb 8th 2017 01:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo announces the appointment of three individuals to director positions within the agency. Meichle Latham, LCSW-R, has been appointed to the role of Catholic Charities Encompass Family Health Home Regional Director; Jackie Richter, LCSW-R, has been named School Based Services Director; and David Wirtner was appointed Director of Information Technology.
Volunteers from Erie County Gather in Buffalo for 2017 Appeal Workshop
Sat, Feb 4th 2017 01:00 pm
About 40 parish volunteers, clergy, lay leaders and Catholic Charities' staff attended a volunteer training workshop on Feb. 4 to help kick off the 2017 Appeal for Catholic Charities in Erie County.
Volunteers and Donors from Allegany and Cattaraugus Counties Gather in Allegany for Workshop, Luncheon to Help Launch 2017 Appeal for Catholic Charities
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 10:20 am
About 60 parish volunteers, clergy, lay leaders, donors and Catholic Charities' staff attended a luncheon following a volunteer training workshop on Jan. 28 to help kick off the 2017 Appeal for Catholic Charities in Allegany and Cattaraugus counties.
Statement: Catholic Charities of Buffalo Supports Immigrants, Refugees
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 01:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo, like the United States, has been "welcoming the stranger" since we were established in 1923. Similarly, our nation was instituted by those who were persecuted and fled their native lands out of fear for their lives.
Catholic Charities Celebrates Partners at Health Care Center Grand Opening
Thu, Nov 17th 2016 10:00 am
Catholic Charities celebrated the grand opening of its Health Care Center located on the Immigration and Refugee Assistance campus, 10 Herkimer St., Buffalo, Wednesday (Nov. 16), with officials expressing appreciation for its operating and funding partners, as well as for the legacy of those who were part of the former Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in which it is housed.
Health Care Center Grand Opening Nov. 16
Thu, Nov 10th 2016 04:00 pm
A Grand Opening to celebrate the completion of the Catholic Charities Health Care Center located on the Immigration and Refugee Assistance campus, now that both health care providers are operational, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the converted former Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 10 Herkimer St., Buffalo. Brief remarks will begin at 3:30 p.m. All are invited.
Home Visitation Program Welcomes Linda Chadderdon
Thu, Nov 3rd 2016 01:00 pm
Catholic Charities announced the recent appointment of Linda Chadderdon as the newest staff member of its Home Visitation Program serving Genesee County.
'Caregivers: This Day is for You' Nov. 5 - Free Workshops
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 02:00 pm
"Caregivers: This Day is for You" is the theme of a free day of workshops for caregivers set for (Saturday) Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Millennium Airport Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. The event is sponsored by the Western New York Alzheimer's Caregiver Partnership (WNYACP) and the Erie County Caregiver Coalition.
Two Niagara Falls Appeal Volunteers Receive Service in Love Award from Bishop Malone
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 05:00 pm
Two Niagara Falls parish volunteers who together have served the Appeal in support of Catholic Charities for 120 years were presented Service in Love Awards by the Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Bishop of Buffalo at the annual Appeal Mass of Thanksgiving and Leadership Reception on Sept. 9.
Home Visitation Program Staffer Linda Doll Makes Impact with Six Years of Service
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 01:00 pm
Linda Doll, a staff member with Catholic Charities Home Visitation Program in Genesee County, is retiring after six years of dedication to older adults and volunteers. Linda will be missed, especially for the energy, organization and compassion she brought to the program, the people and the volunteers.
Wellsville Food Pantry and Outreach Expands Space to Add Thrift Store
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 12:00 pm
A Thrift Store has been added to the variety of services offered to the community by Catholic Charities in Wellsville. The thrift shop opened in expanded space as part of the Food Pantry and Outreach program located at 67 East Pearl St.
Faith, Labor, Social Service Agency and Political Leaders Announce Program to Increase Diversity in Niagara Building Trades
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:00 pm
SPECIAL TO CATHOLIC CHARITIES from Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope (NOAH) Congressman Brian Higgins will join with the Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope {NOAH), Laborers' Local 91, Iron Workers' Local 9, Catholic Charities of Buffalo and the City of Niagara Falls at 12:45 pm on Friday, August 19th to announce an innovative Pre-Apprenticeship Program. The announcement will occur at the Laborer's Local 91 Union Hall, located at 4500 Witmer Industrial Estates Road in Niagara Falls.
Catholic Charities' Foster Grandparents Luncheon Honors Outstanding Service Participants
Thu, Jul 28th 2016 01:00 pm
Two special awards and awards for years of service were presented July 21 to Foster Grandparents during the annual Catholic Charities' Foster Grandparents recognition luncheon held at Pearl Street Grill and Brewery.
First WIC Baby Festival set for Chautauqua Co. Aug. 5
Fri, Jul 15th 2016 04:00 pm
Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program is hosting a Healthy Baby Festival for the first time in Chautauqua County. The free event for families is set for 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 in Washington Park, Washington Avenue and Fifth Street, Dunkirk.
Buffalo, Niagara Falls Healthy Baby Festivals Offer Family Fun, Resources
Fri, Jul 15th 2016 03:00 pm
Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program will host 2016 Healthy Baby Festivals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 in Delaware Park in Buffalo and on Wednesday, Aug. 3 in Hyde Park in Niagara Falls. The free events will feature a family fun walk, children's activities, games, educational resources, prizes and giveaways.
Two Catholic Charities Leaders At Conference on Catholic Response to Domestic Abuse and Violence
Wed, Jul 6th 2016 03:00 pm
Mary Ann Deibel-Braun, LCSW, assistance coordinator with the Diocese of Buffalo, and Maria Picone, department director of Catholic Charities Family and Community Services, are attending this important training on the domestic abuse and violence hosted by the Catholic University of America.
2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities of Buffalo Ends on a High Note Surpassing $11 Million Goal
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 07:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., June 30, 2016 - The 2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities of Buffalo ended on a high note this evening as The Most Rev. Richard J. Malone took to the stage at Kleinhans Music Hall immediately prior to the Forte Tenors concert to announce this year's campaign surpassed its $11 million goal, with cash and pledges received totaling $11,108,356.45. Today was the final day of the Appeal and the organization's fiscal year.
Catholic Charities 2016 Appeal Goal is Within Reach at $10.5 Million
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 09:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., June 3, 2016 - With about four weeks remaining before the close of the 2016 Appeal in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, the annual campaign has raised $10,550,794.76 in cash and pledges, representing almost 96 percent of its $11 million goal. Appeal leaders are asking the community for their help in raising the remaining $449,205.24 still needed to reach the final goal by June 30.
Fidelis Care Awards $403,850 Grant for Catholic Charities In-School Social Work Program
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 12:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., June 1, 2016 - Donna, whose daughter Julia recently experienced a young negotiators program with a social worker through the Catholic Charities of Buffalo In-School Social Work Program (ISSWP), said the opportunity gave her the "chance to get to know her daughter better." In turn, Julia said she feels like a "different person" and can "hold my ground more and I have more confidence."
2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities Surpasses $10 Million Mark
Thu, May 12th 2016 05:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo today reported the 2016 Appeal has surpassed $10 million in cash and pledges. As a result, volunteers and campaign leadership must raise close to $1 million over trhe seven weeks in order to reach this year's $11 million goal by June 30.
CCHD National Leader Visits Buffalo, Catholic Charities
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:30 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Friday afternoon hosted a luncheon gathering with Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Executive Director Ralph McCloud, and VOICE Buffalo and Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope (NOAH) members.
One-Half Million Dollars Added to 2016 Appeal in Under Two Weeks
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 12:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., April 22, 2016 - Another one-half million dollars has been contributed to the 2016 Appeal in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, the organization reported today, bringing the annual campaign to $9.5 million in cash and pledges, representing nearly 87 percent of the $11 million goal. Less than two weeks ago on April 11, the Appeal reached $9 million.
Catholic Charities Presents Forte Tenors in Concert at Kleinhans Music Hall on June 30
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 10:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., April 20, 2016 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo, along with sponsor LPCiminelli, today announced an evening of music featuring the classical crossover-operatic pop trio Forte Tenors at Kleinhans Music Hall on Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities' 2016 Appeal, which concludes on the same day.
Catholic Charities to Host Two-Day Domestic Violence Training Focusing on New York Model for Batterers Program
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 11:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., April 15, 2016 - The National Training Institute on the New York Model for Batterer Programs will host "Domestic Violence Offender Accountability ~ What, Why and How to Get it Done" May 2 and 5 at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, 4369 South Buffalo St., Orchard Park, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities Surpasses $9 Million Mark
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 03:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., April 11, 2016 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo today reported the 2016 Appeal has surpassed $9 million in cash and pledges. As a result, volunteers and campaign leadership must raise close to $2 million between now and June 30 in order to reach this year's $11 million goal.
Catholic Charities Places Collection Barrels around Ken-Ton To Gather Linens for Ladies of Charity
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 11:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., March 23, 2016 - New and gently used linens are being sought to complete household "fresh start" packages for clients of Catholic Charities. Ladies of Charity of Catholic Charities is asking Kenmore and Tonawanda residents to gather items including blankets, sheets, comforters and towels and drop them in collection barrels at various organizations around town, including parishes and social centers.
Appeal Week 2016 Culimnates with $8 Million Raised
Tue, Mar 22nd 2016 12:25 pm
The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, provided his report on the progress of the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appeal today, revealing $8,028,684.29 has been raised to date, as Catholic Charities officials marked the close of Appeal Week 2016.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Elects Three Trustees
Mon, Mar 14th 2016 03:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., March 11, 2016 - Three new members have been elected to the Catholic Charities of Buffalo Board of Trustees. They are Joseph Feeley, CPA, Pastor James Giles and Julie Snyder.
Catholic Charities Awarded $192,000 Grant from U.S. Department of Housing
Mon, Mar 14th 2016 03:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., March 14, 2016 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo has been awarded a $192,245 grant from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to support its Rapid Re-housing (RRH) efforts, which aim to help individuals or families who are homeless secure and retain permanent housing through rental assistance and support services.
 

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