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Catholic Charities is in desperate need of volunteers to keep our Winter Warming Station operational. The Winter Warming Station provides safe and warm indoor refuge for those who are homeless in downtown Pittsburgh.
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Outgoing President Steve Blanco and incoming President Christopher Scoletti with Rob Pratte on KDKA Radio
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Executive Director Susan Rauscher with Larry RIchert and Kevin Battle
On October 22 and 23, Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center and Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh provided free dental care to over 950 patients.
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Catholic Charities' medical team has recently purchased and installed a new retinal camera with the help of Ed Kramer of Beitler McKee Instruments. This equipment expands our services to provide high-quality ocular care to our patients.
Everyone has something they can share. We’re looking for volunteers. No experience is required.
St. Joseph is getting a breath of fresh air. We are preparing to upgrade our facility windows – all 322 of them!
Many of our residents join our community without the most basic personal supplies or clothing. We urgently need the following new items. Please drop off your donations at St. Joseph House of Hospitality during normal business hours.
Please take a moment to send a birthday card (or two or three!) that we can share with each resident.
In order to meet with increasing demand, we need strong community support. Catholic Charities is searching for churches, schools, businesses, or other charitable organizations to host a Diaper Drive for our neighbors in need.
Catholic Charities is preparing to open our daytime winter warming station, and we’re looking for help to create an inviting and safe environment.
An urgent call for help. Catholic Charities is collecting baby and hygiene supplies to meet massive need for Afghan refugees, victims of Hurricane Ida, those affected by the earthquake in Haiti and, our own neighbors here at home.
Catholic Charities helped the woman in her pregnancy and parenting but asked for help in getting her parents who worked in the Dutch Embassy out of Afghanistan.
Event is in response to increased numbers of mental health challenges.
Proceeds to benefit those in need in southwestern Pennsylvania Campaign will also honor those in the region making a difference
Tom and Becky McGough named as event chairs Agency’s largest fundraiser to highlight growing need in region
Four area bands will hit the virtual stage during the annual bluegrass festival to benefit St. Joseph House of Hospitality, a homeless outreach program of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
My children and I moved from Tennessee to Pennsylvania when their estranged father was suddenly released from jail. Fleeing in panic, we took a few days to throw everything we owned into storage and then hit the road.
Kathleen Zamperini, our Director of Counseling, led a national audience of fellow therapists to a greater understanding of the connections between food and mental health, expertise she often shares with Catholic Charities’ clients in her role as counselor.