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Catholic Charities Volunteers from Erie County Gather in Elma for First of Two Erie County 2016 Appeal Workshops
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 09:55 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2016 - About 50 parish and community volunteers, local clergy and lay leaders, and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, gathered Wednesday evening for a volunteer training workshop and reception to help kick off the 2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities in Erie County.
Catholic Charities Volunteers from Chautauqua County Gather in Dunkirk for 2016 Appeal Workshop
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 09:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2016 - About 35 parish and community volunteers, local clergy and lay leaders, and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, gathered today for a volunteer training workshop and luncheon to help kick off the 2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities in Chautauqua County.
Catholic Charities Volunteers from Eastern Niagara County Gather in Lockport for 2016 Appeal Workshop
Thu, Jan 28th 2016 09:35 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2016 - About 35 eastern Niagara County parish and community volunteers, local clergy and lay leaders, and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, gathered Wednesday evening for a volunteer training workshop and reception to help kick off the 2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities in the eastern part of the county.
Catholic Charities Volunteers from Western Niagara County Gather in Niagara Falls for 2016 Appeal Workshop
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 09:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2016 - Nearly 50 parish and community volunteers, local clergy and lay leaders, and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, gathered Saturday for a volunteer training workshop and luncheon to help kick off the 2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities in western Niagara County.
Catholic Charities Volunteers from Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties Gather in Olean for 2016 Appeal Workshop
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 01:00 pm
January 16, 2016 -- More than 50 parish and community volunteers, local clergy and lay leaders, and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, gathered Saturday for a volunteer training workshop and luncheon to help kick off the 2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities in Cattaraugus and Allegany counties.
Catholic Charities Volunteers from Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties Gather in Batavia for 2016 Appeal Workshop
Mon, Jan 11th 2016 10:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2016 - About 50 parish and community volunteers, local clergy and lay leaders, and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, gathered Saturday for a Tri-County volunteer training workshop and luncheon to help kick off the 2016 Appeal for Catholic Charities in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.
Catholic Charities Launches 2016 Appeal at its New Health Care Center on Buffalo's West Side; Sets an $11 Million Goal
Wed, Jan 6th 2016 01:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., January 6, 2016 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials and volunteer leaders today announced an $11 million goal for the 2016 Appeal. Monsignor David S. Slubecky, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Diocese of Buffalo, representing The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Bishop of Buffalo who was unable to attend, made the announcement at a kick-off event held at the new Catholic Charities Health Care Center for refugee clients and the community, located in the former Nativity Roman Catholic Church on Buffalo's West Side. The theme for the 2016 Appeal is "Find Good Within" and the patron saint of the 92nd annual Appeal is St. Nicholas.
Catholic Charities, Partners Embark on Collaborative Caregiver Initiative Designed to Expand Safety Net in Seven Counties
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 01:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2015 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo and its eight partners are mobilizing for a January 1 start for the comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, the result of a $7.5 million award announced recently by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
Catholic Charities WIC Program Celebrates Expansion to Chautauqua County with Open Houses in Dunkirk, Jamestown
Wed, Dec 9th 2015 01:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2015 - Area service providers, partner organizations, community members and Catholic Charities' officials were among those who attended two open house events in Dunkirk and Jamestown (Tuesday) Dec. 8 to celebrate the expansion of its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program to Chautauqua County.
Sabres Introduce 'Sabres Holiday Angels' Program for Upcoming Holiday Season
Tue, Nov 24th 2015 09:00 am
BUFFALO, NY, Nov. 24, 2015 - The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will be partnering with Catholic Charities of Buffalo to introduce the new Sabres Holiday Angels program for the upcoming holiday season. Sabres Holiday Angels is an adopt-a-family program that allows Sabres fans to participate by supporting our neighbors in need this holiday season.
Catholic Charities to Offer Financial Assistance Services to Older Adults through $10,000 Bank of America Grant
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 10:50 am
Buffalo, NY - Catholic Charities of Buffalo is partnering with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to help older adults in Erie County improve their financial outlook by connecting seniors to credit and debt counseling, employment, housing and other money management tools.
Open House, Recognition and Blessing Marks Official Introduction for Franklinville Outreach Site
Thu, Oct 29th 2015 04:00 pm
FRANKLINVILLE, NY, Oct. 29, 2015 - Volunteers, community members, partner organizations, area parishioners and Catholic Charities' officials were among those who attended this morning's official opening celebration for the Franklinville Outreach site, 28 Park Square (Route 16), a pantry established by Catholic Charities of Buffalo's Department of Parish Outreach and Advocacy. The Franklinville pantry is the eighth such service operated by Catholic Charities in Erie, Allegany and now Cattaraugus counties.
Catholic Charities Multisystemic Therapy Program Presents International Award to Niagara County Social Services Director
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 11:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2015 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo Multisystemic Therapy (MST) program supervisors in Niagara County recently honored Burt Marshall, director of Niagara County Social Services, with an international award for his support of MST for more than 15 years.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Receives Reaccreditation by the Council on Accreditation
Wed, Oct 7th 2015 09:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2015 - For a third consecutive time, Catholic Charities of Buffalo has been reaccredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), an international, independent, non-profit accrediting organization of community-based social and behavioral health care services. The human service provider was first given the four-year accreditation by COA in 2007, then again in 2011.
U.S. Department of Education Awards United Way of Buffalo & Erie County $2.5 Million Grant to Fund Education Initiatives
Mon, Oct 5th 2015 03:35 pm
Buffalo, N.Y., October 5, 2015 -- The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (UWBEC) today announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded the non-profit organization a $2.5 million Full Service Community Schools-Closing the Gap in Student Performance Consortium (FSCS-CTG) grant to support student achievement programming in the Buffalo Public Schools.
Catholic Charities Recognized as Healthy Place to Work
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 02:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2015 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo has been designated a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association, meaning it promotes physical activity and is committed to providing a healthy workplace for its employees.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appoints Donor and Event Coordinator
Tue, Sep 29th 2015 10:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2015 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo has appointed Frank Andzik as Donor and Event Coordinator under its Appeal Department, which oversees the agency's annual multi-million dollar fundraising campaign.
Catholic Charities Awarded Five-Year, $27 Million Contract To Administer WIC Program in Three Counties
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 10:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., August 28, 2015 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo has been awarded a five-year, $27 million contract to provide Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program services in Chautauqua County for the first time beginning October 1 and to continue providing WIC services across Erie and Niagara counties.
Foster Grandparent Program Volunteers Thanked for Service
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 02:00 pm
The 33rd annual Foster Grandparent Program Recognition luncheon honored participants of the Foster Grandparent Program with an afternoon of music and awards on July 15 at Classics V Banquet Center in Amherst.
Family Walks, Children's Activities, Parent Resources Set for Breastfeeding Walks, Healthy Baby Festivals on July 31, Aug. 5
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 10:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., July 23, 2015 - Family fun walks, children's activities, games, education, community resource tables and prizes are all part of the annual Breastfeeding Walks & Healthy Baby Festivals hosted by Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program. The events will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 31 in Delaware Park in Buffalo and on Wednesday, Aug. 5 in Hyde Park in Niagara Falls.
2015 Appeal for Catholic Charities of Buffalo Exceeds $10.9 Million Goal
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 02:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y., July 2, 2015 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials and volunteer leaders reported today the 2015 Appeal exceeded its $10.9 million goal, with cash and pledges received as of June 30, the final day of the Appeal and the organization's fiscal year, totaling $11,152,026.31.
Catholic Charities Receives $100,000 Grant from John R. Oishei Foundation for Nativity Healthcare Project
Fri, Jun 12th 2015 11:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., June 12, 2015 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo has received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the John R. Oishei Foundation to assist its Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program (IRAP) in establishing a multidisciplinary health care clinic to serve new arrivals at its campus on Buffalo's West Side.
Graduation Ceremony Held for First Hospitality and Tourism Training Institute Class
Tue, Jun 2nd 2015 04:00 pm
Twelve clients of Catholic Charities of Buffalo's Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program were conferred certificates today in a ceremony celebrating their completion of the first Hospitality and Tourism Training Institute (HTTI) class. The 10-week hospitality/tourism industry-focused training is in partnership with Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management Program.
Social Adult Day Programs to Host Open Houses
Tue, Jun 2nd 2015 10:00 am
ERIE COUNTY, NY— With Older Americans Month coming to a close, The Erie County Senior Services Department is pleased to announce an opportunity for caregivers and families that are taking care of older adults to learn more about Social Adult Day programs, which have helped older adults remain living and active in our community longer while alleviating stressors for caregivers. Six local sites with Social Adult Day programs will offer open houses on Saturday, June 13 to spotlight their programs, answer questions, and educate caregivers on opportunities available to them.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Program Receives $208,000 Grant from Fidelis Care
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 11:00 am
BUFFALO (May 21, 2015) - Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, announces the distribution of $208,000 from its Community Grant Fund to Catholic Charities of Buffalo and the Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo to support Catholic Charities' In-School Social Work program.
Six-Week Educational Program Designed to Target Well-Being of Caregivers
Thu, May 28th 2015 03:00 pm
BUFFALO, NY, May 28, 2015 - Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week educational program focusing on tools a caregiver needs to take care of themselves, will begin June 1 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. The program is a collaboration among Catholic Charities Older Adult Services, Temple Beth Zion and the Erie County Department of Senior Services.
Catholic Charities Hosts Foster Grandparent Program Appreciation Event
Fri, May 22nd 2015 02:50 pm
BUFFALO, NY, May 22, 2015 - In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its Foster Grandparent Program in conjunction with Senior Corps Week May 18-23, Catholic Charities hosted a "50 and Feeling Fabulous" recognition event today at the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY, 1081 Broadway, Buffalo.
Two Religious Communities Unite in Shared Mission of Service
Thu, May 21st 2015 04:00 pm
GETZVILLE, N.Y., May 20 - Bishop Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, and Rabbi Gary Pokras, senior rabbi at Temple Beth Zion, presided over a Grand Opening celebration at the Town Square Food Pantry this afternoon, signifying an unprecedented partnership between two of Western New York's largest religious communities.
Catholic Charities Celebrates Senior Corps Week, 50th Anniversary of Foster Grandparent Program
Tue, May 19th 2015 04:00 pm
BUFFALO, NY, May 19, 2015 - In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its Foster Grandparent Program in conjunction with Senior Corps Week May 18-23, Catholic Charities will thank its 96 Foster Grandparent Program volunteers during its "50 and Feeling Fabulous" event May 22 at the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY, 1081 Broadway, Buffalo.
Catholic Charities 2015 Appeal Tops $10.5 Million; $367,000 Needed to Achieve $10.9 million Goal by June 30
Tue, May 12th 2015 11:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y., May 12, 2015 - With only seven weeks remaining before the close of the 2015 Appeal in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, the annual campaign has raised $10,532,335.48 in cash and pledges, representing 96.6 percent of its $10.9 million goal. Appeal leaders are asking the community for their help in raising the remaining $367,663.52 still needed to reach the final goal by June 30.
Catholic Charities Receives $75,000 Grant from James H. Cummings Foundation for Nativity Healthcare Project
Fri, May 8th 2015 02:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo's Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program (IRAP) recently received a $75,000 grant from the James H. Cummings Foundation to establish a multidisciplinary health care clinic to serve new arrivals at its campus on the West Side of Buffalo.
Catholic Charities 2015 Appeal Hits $10 Million
Tue, Apr 28th 2015 09:25 am
Less than one month after Appeal Week 2015 ended and less than two weeks after announcing this year's campaign surpassed $9.5 million, Catholic Charities of Buffalo today announced another milestone, reporting the organization has raised 10,096,782.40 in cash and pledges, representing 93 percent of the goal. As a result, volunteers for the annual Appeal must raise $900,000 more to reach this year's $10.9 million goal.
Catholic Charities to Host Two-Day Domestic Violence Training Focusing on New York Model for Batterers Program
Mon, Apr 27th 2015 11:00 am
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 4 and 5 at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, 4369 South Buffalo St., Orchard Park, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appoints Three to Leadership Positions
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 01:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo has appointed three new members to its leadership team. Judette Dahleiden has been named Director of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program, Beverly Eagan has been named Corporate Compliance Officer and Joseph Farrauto has been named Director of Human Resources.
Catholic Charities 2015 Appeal Reaches $9.5 Million Mark
Wed, Apr 15th 2015 10:00 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo today reported the 2015 Appeal has reached $9.5 million in cash and pledges, representing 87 percent of this year's goal. As a result, volunteers and campaign leadership must raise an additional $1.4 million between now and June 30 in order to reach $10.9 million.
Catholic Charities WIC Program Celebrates Expansion of Seton Professional Building Site with Open House on April 14
Tue, Apr 14th 2015 12:05 pm
Catholic Charities and Catholic Health System officials and staff, as well as partners and supporters, gathered this morning for an open house and reception to celebrate the recently completed renovations to expand its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) office inside the Seton Professional Building at Sisters of Charity Hospital, 2121 Main St., Suite 14, Buffalo.
Appeal Week 2015 Culminates with $8.54 Million Raised for 91st Annual Catholic Charities Appeal
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 12:05 pm
The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, provided his second report on the progress of the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appeal today, revealing $8,546,086.80 has been raised to date, as Catholic Charities officials marked the close of Appeal Week 2015.
Appeal Week 2015 Opens with $7.43 Million Raised Toward $10.9 Million Goal
Tue, Mar 24th 2015 12:00 pm
The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, announced today Catholic Charities' 91st annual Appeal has raised $7.43 million to date, representing 68 percent of the $10.9 million goal.
 

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