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Volunteers from Chautauqua County Help Launch Appeal 2020
Sat, Jan 25th 2020 01:00 pm
About 25 parish volunteers, clergy, and Catholic Charities' staff attended a volunteer training workshop on Jan. 25 to help kick off Appeal 2020 for Catholic Charities in Chautauqua County.
Volunteers from Allegany and Cattaraugus Counties Help Launch Appeal 2020
Tue, Jan 21st 2020 12:00 pm
About 44 parish volunteers, clergy, and Catholic Charities' staff attended a volunteer training workshop, Saturday, Jan. 18 to help launch Appeal 2020 in Allegany and Cattaraugus counties.
Appeal 2020 Launches for Volunteers in Tri-County Area
Tue, Jan 21st 2020 10:00 am
About 40 Appeal parish volunteers, clergy, and Catholic Charities' staff attended a volunteer training workshop on Jan. 8 to help kick off Appeal 2020 in support of Catholic Charities and the Fund for the Faith in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.
Catholic Charities Launches Appeal 2020
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 09:00 am
Catholic Charities today announced the launch of Appeal 2020 setting a goal of $10 million. This year's theme is "Think of Me."
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appoints New President and CEO
Mon, Dec 23rd 2019 02:00 pm
Following an extensive five month search by the Board of Trustees, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo and Chair of the Board of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, announces the appointment of Deacon Steve Schumer as the organization's new President and CEO, effective Jan. 6, 2020.
East Delavan Academy Construction & Trades Training Program Graduates Second Class
Fri, Dec 20th 2019 03:00 pm
The East Delavan Academy Construction & Trades Training Program, a collaborative effort between Catholic Charities Workforce and Education and 716 Ministries, graduated nine students today. This was the second graduating class from the Academy; the first group graduated in April.
Catholic Charities Renames Wellsville Pantry to Joyce Family Food Pantry and Outreach
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 03:00 pm
Catholic Charities' Wellsville Food Pantry and Outreach at its Wellsville office, 67 East Pearl St., officially bears a new name. During a Holiday Open House held earlier today, the pantry was designated as the Joyce Family Food Pantry and Outreach.
Silver Creek Church Offers Free Faith-based Respite Program
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 02:00 pm
Program is collaboration between Catholic Charities and Christ Chapel Wesleyan Church
Catholic Charities WIC Relocates Four Offices
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 10:55 am
Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program recently relocated three of its Erie County offices, with a fourth move planned for its Jamestown office in Chautauqua County this week. The effected Erie County offices were located in Buffalo, Cheektowaga and Blasdell.
Catholic Charities to Host Open House of Services Nov. 25
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 10:00 am
Catholic Charities' Wellsville office will hold a Holiday Open House from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the counseling office, 67 East Pearl St., Wellsville.
YMCA and Catholic Charities Partner to Expand Services of Kinship Caregiver Program in Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 11:00 am
Teaming up to help relative caregivers, the Olean and Wellsville YMCAs and Catholic Charities of Buffalo are proud to announce their strategic partnership to help provide further support to grandparents, relatives and friends who are raising and caring for children in Cattaraugus County and expand services to Allegany County.
Peaceprints of WNY, Catholic Charities of Buffalo and the Erie County Sheriff's Office Launch Collaborative Local Reentry Pilot Initiative
Fri, Oct 25th 2019 11:00 am
Peaceprints of WNY was recently awarded a $1,000,000 grant by the United States Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs Second Chance Act to implement Project Blue, a comprehensive reentry program for those returning from our local jail. Project Blue will provide intensive case management services for individuals being released from Erie County Jail and Holding Center. The program includes pre- and post-release services, evidenced based programming such as Ready, Set, Work! wraparound services, mentoring, housing coordination, comprehensive educational and employment services and access to healthcare services.
Joint Statement from the Western New York Refugee and Asylee Consortium Opposing the FY2020 Refugee Resettlement Cap
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 03:00 pm
Yesterday, the Trump administration announced that the refugee resettlement ceiling will be set at 18,000 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. This is the lowest number since the U.S. resettlement program was established nearly 40 years ago. The Trump administration has reduced the annual ceiling from 110,000 (in the last year of the Obama Administration), to 45,000 in 2018, and 30,000 in 2019. These cuts have broken with the longstanding tradition of bi-partisan support for refugee resettlement in the United States.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo to Open Kenmore Food Pantry and Outreach September 9
Thu, Sep 5th 2019 03:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo will open its ninth food pantry and outreach site Monday, Sept. 9, 9:30 a.m., at Catholic Charities' 3370 Delaware Ave., Kenmore site.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Partners with Christ Chapel Wesleyan Church to Offer Free Respite Program in Silver Creek
Thu, Aug 29th 2019 01:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo has partnered with Christ Chapel Wesleyan Church in Silver Creek to offer a free, monthly respite program for people living with Alzheimer's or other dementias beginning Saturday, Oct. 19.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Receives Expedited Reaccreditation by the Council on Accreditation
Fri, Aug 2nd 2019 10:00 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo has achieved its third consecutive national reaccreditation - gaining it in an expedited process for the first time - through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA), an independent, non-profit accreditor of community-based behavioral health care and social service organizations.
Local Resettlement and Immigration Organizations, Joined by Community and Elected Representatives, Urge President to Reverse Reported Intent to Virtually Shut Down Refugee Admissions
Fri, Jul 19th 2019 04:00 pm
Leaders of local immigration and resettlement organizations led the call this afternoon for Trump administration officials to reverse its apparent proposal to virtually shut down the refugee resettlement program in Fiscal Year 2020, at a time when the world faces its worst refugee crisis in history. A total of 1.4 million refugees are in need of resettlement globally and 40,000 of those already are approved for resettlement in the United States.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Partners with Immaculate Conception Church to Offer Free Respite Program in Ransomville
Fri, Jul 19th 2019 09:00 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo has partnered with Immaculate Conception Church in Ransomville to offer a free, monthly respite program for people living with Alzheimer's or other dementias beginning Thursday, Sept. 12.
Leaders express gratitude as 2019 Appeal achieves $9.3 million
Tue, Jul 16th 2019 11:00 am
Catholic Charities officials announced today that the 2019 Appeal in support of Catholic Charities and the Fund for the Faith achieved a total of $9,308,843 in cash and pledges, representing 85% of its $11 million goal.
Oppression and Domestic Violence Topics of Conference Hosted by Catholic Charities, NOMAS, VCS Inc.
Fri, Jul 12th 2019 03:00 pm
Issues of oppression and their intersection with violence will be the focus of a two-day conference hosted by Catholic Charities of Buffalo's Domestic Violence Program for Men, in collaboration with the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) and VCS Inc. Domestic Violence Program for Men of New York City. The conference, titled "A Summer Gathering!," will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, and Friday, Aug. 2, at the Tewksbury Lodge, 249 Ohio St., Buffalo.
Community's response fulfills $100,000 match challenge made by Wellsville businessman
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 11:00 am
In less than two weeks, the generous Western New York community has responded to fulfill the match challenge made by a Wellsville businessman. As of June 26th, a total of $108,972 in contributions, large and small, have been received to exceed the goal set by Charlie Joyce on June 13 when he pledged another $100,000 as a match to help close the gap for the 2019 Appeal.
Catholic Charities, Ministry of Concern Mark Collaboration with Sign Installation in Batavia
Wed, Jun 26th 2019 02:00 pm
Following a year of increased collaboration, Catholic Charities installed a sign for Ministry of Concern in the waiting area of its 25 Liberty Street office on Wednesday morning. The occasion formally marked the agencies' partnership and to stand as a visible reminder to the community that Ministry of Concern services are available at that site.
Catholic Charities WIC Program to Host Five Healthy Baby Festivals in Three Counties in July and August
Mon, Jun 24th 2019 11:55 am
Expectant and young families are invited to five 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 Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.
Catholic Charities, Gerard Place and Northland Workforce Training Center Join to Host Summer Service Event
Tue, Jun 18th 2019 11:00 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo, Gerard Place and Northland Workforce Training Center are teaming up to host East Delavan Summer Service Social Event for residents of Buffalo's East Side. The free community event, slated for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 21, will be held in the parking lot across from Catholic Charities' Workforce and Education site at 1001 E. Delavan Ave., Buffalo.
Catholic Charities recognizes largest single donation in the 95-year history of the Appeal
Thu, Jun 13th 2019 09:00 am
With just over two weeks to go in the 2019 Appeal, Catholic Charities today recognized Charlie Joyce of Wellsville for his personal gift of $250,000, as well as his corporate gift of $100,000 from Otis Eastern Service LLC. At $350,000, this is the single largest personal and corporate donation in the 95-year history of the Appeal.
Two Catholic Charities' Immigration and Refugee Assistance staffers awarded fellowship by the Creative Education Foundation
Wed, Jun 12th 2019 04:00 pm
Suad Obsiye, a case manager, and Brittany Snyder, volunteer and donation coordinator, with Catholic Charities of Buffalo's Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program (IRAP) have been awarded a two-year Sidney J. Parnes Global Fellowship in Creative Problem Solving administered by the Creative Education Foundation.
East Side Community Rallies Support for 2019 Appeal
Thu, May 30th 2019 02:55 pm
With one month to go until the conclusion of the 2019 Appeal which supports Catholic Charities of Buffalo, ministry and community leaders representing Buffalo's East Side came together to rally support to help meet this year's goal of $11 million by June 30.
HOPE Day 2019 Nets Over Half Million for Annual Appeal
Mon, May 20th 2019 03:00 pm
HOPE Day, Catholic Charities' second annual day of giving to benefit the 2019 Appeal, brought in $374,362 on May 17. This total will be increased by another $147,000 in matching funds for a grand total of $521,362.
HOPE Day 2019 reaches $323,130
Fri, May 17th 2019 04:35 pm
As of 4:30 p.m., the second annual Catholic Charities day of giving, now called HOPE Day, being held today throughout Western New York to benefit the 2019 Appeal, has now reached a total of $323,130. This total will increase by another $147,000 in matching funds for a total of $470,130.
HOPE Day, Second Annual Day of Giving for 2019 Appeal, Scheduled for Friday, May 17
Fri, May 10th 2019 02:00 pm
The second annual Catholic Charities day of giving, now called HOPE Day, to benefit the 2019 Appeal, will be held Friday, May 17 throughout Western New York. The first $141,000 raised will be matched dollar-for-dollar in the ongoing effort to reach the annual Appeal's $11 million goal.
Catholic Charities Announces $7.2 Million Raised to Date for 2019 Appeal
Thu, May 2nd 2019 09:40 am
With less than two months to go, Catholic Charities today provided an update on this year's annual Appeal. To date, $7,238,244.21 million has been raised, representing 65% of this year's $11 million goal.
Financial Literacy Topic of Two Type of Free Workshops Offered by Catholic Charities
Wed, Apr 24th 2019 03:00 pm
Monthly sessions focus on influential women and minority entrepreneurs, and personal financial independence
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Partners with Hope Center of Le Roy to Offer Free Respite Program in Genesee County
Tue, Apr 2nd 2019 12:00 pm
The Hope Center of Le Roy has partnered with Catholic Charities of Buffalo to offer a free, monthly respite program for people living with Alzheimer's or other dementia beginning Wednesday, May 8.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Awarded Funding for Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program
Fri, Feb 15th 2019 11:00 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo was recently named a recipient of two grant awards totaling nearly $2.9 million, over five years, to support the services it provides through its Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program (IRAP), especially addressing barriers to employment and self-sufficiency.
 

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