Empowering immigrant girls topic for April 24 Catholic Charities event

Ah Sei Ma, 12 years old, came to New Jersey with her family six years ago from Burma. She has learned English, is an honor student, excels in math and science, and dreams of becoming a doctor. Her parents support her dream but they struggle to know how to help her achieve it. A girl […]

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    Hurricane Sandy construction set to begin – Catholic Charities in need of skilled volunteers

    Even since the days leading up to Hurricane Sandy, Catholic Charities has been working to meet the needs of those impacted by this devastating storm.Catholic Charities’ Disaster Response Team collected food, clothing, and household items that were distributed to hundreds of Sandy victims in the days and weeks following the storm, and Disaster Case Managers […]

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      Director elected to national post

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      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 for Catholic Charities agencies nationwide. […]

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        Financial help available to those signing up for affordable healthcare

        Since the Healthcare Marketplace opened in October, 2013, over 4 million people have signed up for one of the private health plans and some 6.3 million people have been determined eligible for Medicaid or the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).As the March 31, 2014 open enrollment deadline for 2014 comes to a close, however, […]

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          CRS Rice Bowl Collection Begins

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            Bishop Sullivan asked for God’s blessing on the Rice Bowls – symbols of what we are called to do for our global family in need. Bishop Sullivan, with Fr. Colozzi, pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in Carneys Point, handed out rice bowls during a blessing March 1 at St. Mary Church in […]

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