CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
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An Open Letter to Connecticut State Leaders: Let’s Stand Together for Our Most Vulnerable
We write to you today on behalf of the three Catholic Charities agencies in Connecticut — each
a lifeline that people, communities, and organizations turn to when there is no other place to go. We humbly serve people from all faiths and backgrounds to create a sense of hope that empowers them to not only survive but also thrive and become a positive force in their communities
Empowering Transformation: CCR Client’s Journey to Well-being and Stability
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County’s Housing Program is thrilled to share the incredible progress Mr. F Lesko has made in improving his overall well-being over the past six months.
Announcement: The New Covenant Center 2023 Founder’s Award Honors Sarita Hanley for Exceptional Contributions
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is delighted to announce the recipient of this year’s New Covenant Center Founder’s Award, Sarita Hanley. Established in 2016, this prestigious award pays tribute to individuals who have made remarkable contributions to our mission of hunger prevention and social services, creating a pathway towards a better life for those in need.
From Homelessness to Stability: One Client’s Journey with Catholic Charities’ Housing Program
Dawson Brown, a 64-year-old man, has finally found stability in his life after years of struggling with homelessness and various challenges. In November of 2022, Mr. Brown was enrolled in the CCR Housing Program and was assigned Ms. Nataya Perry as his Housing Case Manager.
National Fentanyl Awareness Day
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is a partner of National Fentanyl Awareness Day. This annual event was founded by parents who lost loved ones to the fentanyl crisis and is supported by a coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to raising awareness...
Bishop Caggiano (opinion): ‘Our Easter faith compels us to face enduring questions of the heart’
Among the signs of hope this Easter, I would like to share just two of so many in our own diocese. The first is the planned expansion of the Thomas Merton Family Center, a program of Catholic Charities, to a new location on State Street in Bridgeport. I was honored to join many area leaders and volunteers at a recent groundbreaking and blessing. Merton Center, in its love for the stranger, is the Church’s mission lived at its very best
Thomas Merton Center Named Model Food Pantry by Connecticut Foodshare
The Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport is thrilled to share that we have been named a model food pantry by Connecticut Foodshare! Thank you to all our supporters and volunteers who make the vital work we do in our food pantry each day possible!
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County to Host Room to Grow Preschool Wellness Fair
Norwalk, Connecticut – Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is proud announce it will be hosting its first annual Room to Grow Preschool Wellness Fair on April 11, 2023 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Groundbreaking for new Thomas Merton Center facility
The new Thomas Merton Family Center will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, March 31, 10 a.m. at its soon-to-be new location, 1406 State Street in Bridgeport.