Connecting with the Community through Clay

Samrawrit’s hands meticulously folded around a block of clay as she carefully molded the nebulous wet blob into a specific design. The oddly shaped contours drew interest from another teen from Burma. “What is that?” he asked curiously. “It’s my home country of Ethiopia,” she explained, as she poured red,...

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Patrick Barry honored with ‘Employee of the Year’ Award by the Nonprofit Development Center of Southern New Jersey

Adelphia’s Ballroom in Deptford Township was packed on March 1, as nonprofit agencies, family and friends gathered from across the South Jersey area to recognize nine individuals selected by the Nonprofit Development Center of Southern New Jersey for their outstanding contributions to the local community. Among the award recipients was...

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A Muslim’s Response to Catholic Charities: “I heard about what you do here.”

  On Feb. 2, four SUVs pulled up to the Camden office of Catholic Charities. Their arrival was unexpected, and the occupants were strangers to the Catholic Charities staff. The four men had driven from Brooklyn, New York and Basking Ridge, N.J. They had come bearing gifts. Their vehicles were...

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