Cape May County Knights Rock for Kids

Dan Gilliam Junior, now Deputy Grand Knight of his Knights of Columbus council, Maris Stella # 3546, had been helping deliver the knights’ food donation bags to Catholic Charities’ Cape May County food pantry for a while when he began to notice a trend. “I saw that that food lasted...

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Burmese Family Finds Hope and Healing

Cinh Hoih Nuam, her husband Tu Za Sing, and their three children had just arrived in the United States as refugees. Political and religious persecution had forced them to flee their native Burma to Malaysia and then to the U.S. They stepped off the plane and Cinh Hoih Nuam was...

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Palestinian Intern Journals

  During the summer of 2014, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden was a host agency in a cross-cultural internship program sponsored by Catholic Charities USA. On May 30, Amjaad Musleh and Mariana Nazi, students from Bethlehem University in Palestine, arrived in the Diocese of Camden, where they stayed with host families for six weeks. During...

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Director elected to national post

Kevin H. Hickey, executive director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, Inc., was recently elected chair of Catholic Charities USA’s Council of Diocesan Directors. His appointment will take effect at Catholic Charities USA’s conference in Alexandria, Va., taking place from April 2-3. Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) is the national office...

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Summer in the City teen service project at the shore

  Thirty four teenagers from six counties in the Diocese of Camden participated in the Summer in the City service project sponsored by the Office of Lifelong Faith Formation: Youth Ministries that included a yard sale at the Catholic Charities facility. Read an article published by the Press of Atlantic City.

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AmeriCares Awards $200,000 for Sandy Relief in New Jersey

AmeriCares has awarded $200,000 in grants to help elderly, disabled and low-income New Jersey residents recover from Hurricane Sandy. As these vulnerable populations continue to repair and rebuild damaged homes along the Jersey Shore, AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Relief Program is providing funding for mental health counseling as well as case...

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Catholic Charities Transitions From Relief Sites, Begins Recovery Case Management

  A thousand thanks to everyone who has helped, donated to, volunteered with and supported Catholic Charities and the victims of Hurricane Sandy during the past three weeks. As our partners and stakeholders, we share this important update on relief and recovery efforts. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, has made...

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Hurricane Sandy Response Updates

  Catholic Charities USA Leaders Visit Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden Catholic Charities thanks Father Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA, and Ms. Kim Burgo, Senior Director at Catholic Charities USA for Disaster Operations, for visiting our disaster relief operations. Pictured with Father Snyder and Ms. Burgo are the...

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ESL Class for Refugees Teaches More Than Just Vocabulary

“Hello everyone! How are you?” As the teacher greets the class, she notices something special about one of the students. One of the students in her Adult ESL Class for Refugees is eight months pregnant. Students’ questions and real life situations routinely shape ESL classes at Catholic Charities. This class,...

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