Ashley Harvey, 31, sat in Catholic Charities’ Westville office on March 20 as her case manager, John Seibel, prepared to close her case file for good. “We’re just finishing up some final paperwork,” said Seibel, as he sorted through files. “This is Ashley’s 12th and last month with us. She’s...

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Electric Bill Assistance: Atlantic City Electric Helping Hands rewards Catholic Charities with Grant

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden is pleased to announce that the agency has been awarded a grant from Atlantic City Electric Helping Hands, effective January 2017.  This new partnership will assist those in financial need with their electric bills, allowing Catholic Charities to continue to carry out its mission to...

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From saving, to earning, to paying forward

  For Benjamin Franklin, a penny saved was a penny earned. But for participants enrolled in the Catholic Charities Individual Development Account (IDA) program, a dollar saved is two dollars earned. The IDA initiative is a savings program for working, income-qualified individuals and families to build household assets and financial...

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Bishop Sullivan’s Latest Appeal

Bishop Sullivan speaks on KYW Newsradio 1060 throughout the year, with the message of the Catholic Church and his perspective, in bi-weekly, 60-second spots which reach Catholics and non-Catholics across the Philadelphia region. During this special season of caring and giving, Bishop Sullivan asks us to join the Diocese’s mission to care...

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Delicious, nutritious and thrifty: A Salem County food workshop

When you’re on a tight budget, it can be a real challenge to shop for food that is not only affordable and healthy but also tasty. Through the “Cooking Matters at the Store” Program, also known as the “Healthy Food on a Budget Grocery Store Workshop,” Salem County residents are...

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Diocese honors Saint Teresa with a day of service

In honor of Mother Theresa’s recent canonization, the Diocese of Camden remembered her with a Day of Service on September 10, 2016. Saint Teresa’s canonization was a highlight of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which was proclaimed by Pope Francis as a way of encouraging Catholics to rediscover the saving...

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Summer Happenings in Healthy Eating

During the summer months our Salem County Healthy Eating program has remained busy hosting events geared toward educating residents in health and wellness and making fresh foods more readily accessible. Throughout the year, the program hosts events like fresh food drives and their signature, “Roadshow,” presentations hosted by local emergency...

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