PORTAGE | Kenneth J. Allen and wife Nina were handing out bags of food to people in Portage and Gary on Thursday.
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…
For one Gary senior citizen named Maddie, getting outside on ground level by herself was almost impossible.
CROWN POINT | Just like tree lightings and holiday concerts, the Christmas Food Drive has become a tradition at St. Mary Catholic Community School.
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…
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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.
SCHERERVILLE | Students at Saint Michael School learned about putting others' needs first as they fulfilled many wishes this Christmas season.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point office of Catholic Charities is moving to St. Matthias Church from its current home at 176 S. West St.
Seton Academy students D'Antrae Williams and Taylor Harding and Catholic Charities volunteers stand behind items donated to the agency's food pantry.
This is just a small fraction of what was received through the food drive for the Catholic Charities-South Region food pantry.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Seton Academy students recently collected more than 300 bags of food items from the residents of the South Holland community.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Fred Shannon, executive director of Catholic Charities-South Region, recently shared some heartbreaking news with Seton Academy students.
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…
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…
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.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Catholic Charities South Region Office hosts a "Fun with Facts" Trivia Night from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 8 at Seton Academy, 16100 Seton Drive, to raise funds for emergency services.
CHICAGO | Whether they are young or old, hungry or addicted, homeless or friendless, Roman Catholic or not, Catholic Charities said it sees the face of God in those seeking refuge.
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