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E.C. residents can seek help with utility bills, rent at event

EAST CHICAGO | Several agencies are combining forces to help East Chicago residents qualify for utility and rental assistance.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am

Catholic Charities to benefit from NWIgives day Feb. 12

GARY | Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Gary is one of the hundreds of nonprofits participating in NWIgives, scheduled Feb. 12.

February 04, 2014 12:15 am
Food distributed to families in Lake, Porter counties

Food distributed to families in Lake, Porter counties

PORTAGE | Kenneth J. Allen and wife Nina were handing out bags of food to people in Portage and Gary on Thursday.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Catholic Charities honors Cal City resident as Outstanding Employee

Catholic Charities honors Cal City resident as Outstanding Employee

Catholic Charities recently honored Roneta Stubbs, of Calumet City, with their Employee Recognition Award for her excellent service as the office manager of Housing Services, according to a news release. The award is given to just three of the agency’s 2,000-plus employees per quarter, and i…

September 15, 2013 12:00 am

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August 25, 2013 12:05 am

Initiative gives wheelchair users a Brush with Kindness

For one Gary senior citizen named Maddie, getting outside on ground level by herself was almost impossible.

May 15, 2013 8:00 pm
Student Council leads the way to record breaking food drive

Student Council leads the way to record breaking food drive

CROWN POINT | Just like tree lightings and holiday concerts, the Christmas Food Drive has become a tradition at St. Mary Catholic Community School.

December 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Tara Tauber and Jared Tauber

20 UNDER 40: Tara Tauber and Jared Tauber

 She was just a little girl when she actually realized what her father did for a living. She was sitting in the living room of her childhood home, listening as her father would practice his opening statement for a trial he had coming up. Every once in a while, he would take his eyes off of h…

September 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Former region mayors find life after office

Former region mayors find life after office

Being a mayor is a demanding job. The mayor is on the job 24 hours a day and constantly in the public spotlight. So what happens after a mayor steps down?

September 08, 2012 9:45 pm Photos

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Porter County launches plan to end homelessness

VALPARAISO | The homeless problem in Porter County is growing, but a coalition is working on a plan it hopes will end homelessness within 10 years.

April 14, 2012 7:00 pm
St. Michael Students learn about putting others first

St. Michael Students learn about putting others first

SCHERERVILLE | Students at Saint Michael School learned about putting others' needs first as they fulfilled many wishes this Christmas season.

January 12, 2012 2:22 pm Photos

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Catholic Charities C.P. office to move to St. Matthias church

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point office of Catholic Charities is moving to St. Matthias Church from its current home at 176 S. West St.

December 23, 2011 7:00 pm
Catholic Charities food pantry stay open with help from Seton Academy

Catholic Charities food pantry stay open with help from Seton Academy

Seton Academy students D'Antrae Williams and Taylor Harding and Catholic Charities volunteers stand behind items donated to the agency's food pantry.

November 28, 2011 12:00 am
Catholic Charities food pantry stay open with help from Seton Academy

Catholic Charities food pantry stay open with help from Seton Academy

This is just a small fraction of what was received through the food drive for the Catholic Charities-South Region food pantry.

November 28, 2011 12:00 am
Catholic Charities food pantry stay open with help from Seton Academy

Catholic Charities food pantry stay open with help from Seton Academy

SOUTH HOLLAND | Seton Academy students recently collected more than 300 bags of food items from the residents of the South Holland community.

November 28, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Seton Academy students mobilize community to feed the hungry

Seton Academy students mobilize community to feed the hungry

SOUTH HOLLAND | Fred Shannon, executive director of Catholic Charities-South Region, recently shared some heartbreaking news with Seton Academy students.

November 10, 2011 12:00 am
Seton Academy students mobilize community to feed the hungry

Seton Academy students mobilize community to feed the hungry

Seton Academy students are set to collect nonperishable food items for the Catholic Charities-South Region food pantry. Pictured are Student Council members, from left, sophomore Brandon Rogers, and seniors Trey Lee, Breanna Baker and Perren Delaney with Fred Shannon, executive director of C…

November 10, 2011 12:00 am
Catholic Charities conduct free vision screening for all kindergarten students at Hailmann Elementary

Catholic Charities conduct free vision screening for all kindergarten students at Hailmann Elementary

LAPORTE | September 30th, volunteers for Catholic Charities conducted a free vision screening for all kindergarten students at Hailmann Elementary. The screening included perception, color blindness, and overall vision tests. Parents will receive notification if any discrepancies are noted f…

October 24, 2011 12:01 pm Photos

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Lawmaker says Catholic Charities should be exempt from civil unions law

In an unexpected twist in Illinois' very own church and state struggle, an Illinois state senator has decided to intervene on behalf of the Catholic Church by proposing a bill to amend the Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Rights Act.

October 22, 2011 7:45 pm
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