Camden Diocese pays it forward in Louisiana

“It dumped the equivalent of 7.1 trillion gallons of water on the Baton Rouge area,” explained Mark Taylor, director of Veterans Services for Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, as he described the recent flooding that has devastated Southern Louisiana. “For comparison, Hurricane Katrina dumped about 2.3 trillion.” Taylor, along with...

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CCUSA: Advocacy, Rental Assistance and Encouragement for Sandy Survivors

This article was published by Catholic Charities USA, the umbrella organization that unites and serves Catholic Charities agencies across the country. When Esperanza and Patrick learned that their Superstorm Sandy-damaged home would have to be elevated and rebuilt after they had already repaired it, they were beyond discouraged. But a...

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Assisting Flood Victims in Texas

Two of our case workers, Miriam Tanguay and Rohan Allen. who have extensive disaster recovery experience through our Hurricane Sandy Disaster Case Management program have been deployed to our sister Catholic Charities agency in Texas, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston​. They’re helping the agency respond to the devastating floods that...

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Press of AC: Ex-casino workers get aid from Catholic Charities

Our Atlantic City Casino Closing response team was featured in this weekend’s Press of Atlantic City. Read the full text of the article here. DONNA WEAVER, Staff Writer ATLANTIC CITY — Since Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden Inc. launched the casino crisis team and the Atlantic City Casino Crisis Hotline last fall,...

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Mounting Troubles in Atlantic City

Frances Deserino easily looks 60, but she was actually born in 1944. That figure in the DOB section of many job applications, she thinks, makes a difference to employers. She’s been out of work since late August when Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino closed. She had been laid off...

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