Celebrating the Dyer Legacy

Latest News Catholic Charities Home Latest News Home About Us Contact Us Catholic Charities Assistant Director’s 12 Years Marked by Diversity Jennifer Dyer, assistant director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden for 12 years, has accepted the position of executive director for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Gary, Indiana. Her term as...

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Collaboration to Assist the New Face of Sandy

Frances Hallman’s home was still riddled with mold two years after Super Storm Sandy. Even though she had sustained considerable damages connected to the storm, as a mobile home resident she didn’t qualify for FEMA aid. The heavy rains of Sandy had caused her roof to buckle from water weight...

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Sandy Recovery Two Years After the Storm

In the days following the devastation of Super Storm Sandy, Miriam Tanguay, a Catholic Charities employee, remembers working seven days a week at distribution sites in Wildwood and Northfield giving out donated food and supplies to storm victims. She would return at the end of the long days in the...

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Celebrating World Refugee Day

By: Musleh Amjaad (AJ), Bethlehem University Student Intern On June 21, 2014 Catholic Charities of Diocese of Camden celebrated its annual salute to the courage of refugees at the 4th Annual World Refugee Day Celebration. World Refugee Day was established by the United Nations to honor the courage, strength and...

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Theatrical Debut for a Refugee Client

Theatrical Debut for a Refugee Client For over two decades, The Ritz Theatre in Oaklyn, New Jersey, has been putting on live quality performances for many to enjoy.  One refugee youth, Miss Oh Na Sa, was lucky enough to hone her skills at the Ritz Theatre’s “Summer Theatre Arts Camp”...

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Tall Pines Summer Camp

From Refugee Clients to Tall Pines Campers This summer, Burmese, Pakistani and Iraqi refugee youth were provided the opportunity to experience the beauty and wonder of childhood in New Jersey at Tall Pines Day Camp in Williamstown. This camp was a dream for the youth, as for many families have...

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A Focus on Housing to Reduce Poverty

Mariluz Rivera, a case manager who works with Catholic Charities’ Social Services for the Homeless (SSH) grant for Camden County, says the case in front of her is a typical one. A woman, who we will refer to as Tina Smith, comes to Rivera facing eviction from her apartment and...

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Catholic Charities Attends Annual Gathering

“My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I send you my warmest greetings of peace and abundant joy as you gather together in Charlotte, North Carolina, to celebrate the work and ministry of Catholic Charities in the United States of America. I really like your theme: “Setting the Pace: Changing...

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Guide to Salem County Food Pantries

In 2013, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden was awarded a grant from the Salem Health and Wellness Foundation to fund a new program, the “Salem Nutrition Initiative,” in Salem County, New Jersey.  This program, focused on improving access to and education about fresh fruits and vegetables among lower income, food...

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