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'Powerful Tools for Caregivers' Course to be Offered in Batavia
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 11:50 am
"Powerful Tools for Caregivers," a free caregiver education course, will start Aug. 24 and run through Sept. 28. The Genesee County Office for the Aging and the WNY Alzheimer's Caregiver Partnership (WNYACP) are sponsoring the six-week course.
Fidelis Care Awards $411,000 Grant for Catholic Charities' In-School Social Work Program
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 11:15 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo's In-School Social Work Program was the recent recipient of a $411,000 grant from Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan.
Catholic Charities WIC Program Hosts Four Healthy Baby Festivals in Three Counties in July and August
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 02:00 pm
Expectant and young families are invited to four Healthy Baby Festivals planned for three counties during July and August by Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program. The free events offer activities for children and information for parents and run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at sites in Buffalo, Dunkirk, Jamestown and Niagara Falls.
2017 Appeal Supporting Catholic Charities Exceeds $11 Million Goal; $11,069,168 Raised by June 30
Tue, Jul 11th 2017 09:00 am
Reverend Monsignor David S. Slubecky, vicar general and moderator of the curia of the Diocese of Buffalo, announced this morning the 2017 Appeal in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo met and exceeded its $11 million goal. After a very challenging Appeal, officials expressed gratitude for the incredible parish, community and corporate support, especially last-minute gifts, which brought the campaign total to $11,069,168.36.
Western New York Alzheimer's Caregiver Partnership, Indian Falls United Methodist Church to Offer Free Respite Program
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 04:00 pm
Indian Falls United Methodist Church in Corfu is joining the Western New York Alzheimer's Caregiver Partnership (WNYACP) to offer a free, monthly respite program for persons with Alzheimer's or other dementia. The program will begin Wednesday, June 21.
Catholic Charities' Chautauqua County Outreach, Volunteer Honored for 10 Years of Service
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 12:00 pm
Catholic Charities' Chautauqua County Outreach recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary of providing respite care and friendship to homebound seniors and nursing home residents in the county. A luncheon to thank the volunteers was held to mark the milestone.
Catholic Charities Celebrates New Wyoming County Office in Perry
Wed, Jun 14th 2017 11:25 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo began a new chapter on Monday (June 12) as the agency celebrated the grand opening of its Wyoming County office on the campus of Community Action for Wyoming County in Building #1, 6470 State Rt. 20A, Perry. About 25 guests attended the event, including Sister Mary McCarrick, Catholic Charities' diocesan director, and Rev. Richard Blazejewski of St. Isidore's Parish in Perry, who blessed the office.
Volunteers from Orchard Park Parish Thanked as One-Year Anniversary of Community Dinner in Lackawanna is Marked
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 04:05 pm
About 10 to 15 volunteers from Nativity of Our Lord Parish in Orchard Park take time out each month to provide a free, hot evening meal for Lackawanna residents at Catholic Charities Food Pantry and Outreach, 75 Caldwell St., Lackawanna. Recently, the group marked one year of service to the community.
Catholic Charities Appoints Four to Leadership Positions
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 03:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo has appointed two supervisors, one clinical supervisor and one program manager to its leadership team.
Bishop Malone and Catholic Charities' Officials Ask Community's Help in Reaching 2017 Goal as Appeal Enters Final Month nearly $1 Million Short
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 10:25 am
The Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, Bishop of Buffalo, and Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials are asking for help as the organization struggles to reach this year's $11 million goal with the 2017 Appeal entering its final month.
2017 Appeal Supporting Catholic Charities Reaches 82 Percent of Goal; Still Trending Behind Recent Years
Fri, May 5th 2017 01:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo today reported the 2017 Appeal has reached 82 percent of goal, or $9,078,297.96 million in cash and pledges, a little more than three weeks after reaching 72 percent of the $11 million goal, or $7.89 million as of April 11. Typically at this time, three weeks after the annual Appeal Week campaign in local parishes throughout the Diocese of Buffalo, the Appeal is at between 87 and 91 percent of the final goal.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appoints Seven to Leadership Positions
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo has appointed four supervisors and three coordinators to its leadership team.
Buffalo Woman Named, Celebrated as Catholic Charities USA Volunteer of the Year
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 03:00 pm
To kick off National Volunteer Week, Catholic Charities USA announced yesterday that Estelle Anderson of Buffalo was selected as the CCUSA 2017 Volunteer of the Year. Anderson, who is 95, has spent more than 30 years as a volunteer for the Layette Program at Ladies of Charity, a volunteer organization affiliated with Catholic Charities of Buffalo. For the program, Anderson sews crib linens and blankets, and has also hosted baby showers to collect items for the layettes.
Appeal Week 2017 Culminates with $7.89 Million Raised to Date for Annual Appeal
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 12:20 pm
The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, reported today on the progress of the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appeal, announcing $7,890,544.24 has been raised to date, as Catholic Charities officials marked the close of Appeal Week 2017 which ran from April 2-9 in parishes throughout the diocese.
Catholic Charities Appeal Week 2017 Opens, Continues Through Palm Sunday, April 9
Tue, Apr 4th 2017 02:00 pm
Appeal Week 2017, in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, began April 2 in celebration of the generosity of Western New Yorkers who have contributed to the 2017 annual Appeal for Catholic Charities and to encourage those who have not already donated to do so.
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.
 

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