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Catholic Charities Engages with Community at Innovation Center Visit
Kathy Capon, Norwich Diocesan Catholic Charities Board member, and Yahaira Gonzalez, New London Office Case Worker, visited the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut’s new Innovation Center on Eugene O’Neil Drive in New London, July 11, 2024. Mrs. Capon invited Erica Benvenuti from ...

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Annual Golf Tournament: A Celebration of Community and Generosity
Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich recently held its highly anticipated Annual Golf Tournament, a cherished event that brings together community members, sponsors, and participants in support of various charitable initiatives. The tournament was not only a display of golfing prowess but also a te...

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Knights of Columbus Honor Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Norwich
Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich, Inc. received the Blessed Michael at the annual banquet of the Connecticut State Council of the Knights of Columbus March 24, 2024, at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. In presenting the Award, State Deputy Joseph C. Rahtelli stated, “The Blessed ...

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Norwich Catholic Charities Celebrates Community History Project
"Never to be forgotten" was the goal of Kathleen Capon when she responded to the Connecticut History Project March 10, 2022. The Hartford-based Connecticut Museum of Culture and History launched the Connecticut History Project to document and preserve CO-VID19 Pandemic stories from margina...

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Catholic Charities Supports Our Veterans - Stand Down Day 2023
The CT Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting Stand Down Day on September 22, 2023, and Catholic Charities will be a proud participant. The annual event will be held at Easter Seals Rally Point. 24 Stott Avenue in the Norwich Industrial Park, between 8:00 and 2:00pm and the CT Departmen...

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Knowledge is Power: Education at Any Age is the Key to a Better Life
Sir Francis Bacon is famous for saying, “Knowledge is power.” This quote is often used to relay the idea that having and sharing knowledge is the cornerstone of education and achievement. When it comes to finances, knowledge is simply not just dollars and cents. It is the ability to reas...

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Catholic Charities Impacts Community History Project
Three years ago, COVID-19 slammed into our lives, putting a stop to our daily experiences. Most affected were people living on day-to-day incomes. Neighborhood and community connections were in danger, caused by dire predictions of contagion. For many, their only connections were with the Catholi...

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Food Needed - Can You Help Catholic Charities?
Catholic Charities needs your help! Due to the food shortage our pantries are bare. Please help us feed the hungry by dropping off food at your local Catholic Charities. Some items in need are peanut butter, pasta and sauce, soups, mac & cheese, canned fruit and vegetables, etc.&nbs...

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It's a Wrap: Successful Catholic Charities Golf Tournament in the Books
The 17th Annual Catholic Charities Golf Tournament held Sept. 12 was a day filled with gratitude, food, fun and reflection.   Upon arrival at Great Neck Country Club in Waterford, golfers checked in to find a delicious BBQ lunch and complimentary hand-rolled cigars.  Bishop Michael...

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Backpacks for Back to School
Backpacks Containing School Supplies or Weekend Food Distributed throughout the Community I hope you all had a great summer and had the opportunity to enjoy the sunshine, a day at the shore, a fun family outing, or even journeyed to one of your favorite vacation spots.  My husband, daught...

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Help! Baby Supplies Needed for Parenting Program
Can you help us help new parents who are struggling?        Requests for our services continue to be overwhelming and we are quickly running out of resources for our Pregnancy/Parenting program.  We are in need of diapers especially sizes 4, 5 &6, and wipes.  &...

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Catholic Charities Bids a Fond Farewell
Laura Malone Retires It is with both excitement and sadness that Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich, says goodbye to one of our most valued employees.  On August 12, Laura Malone, chief administration officer, retired. Laura has been a loyal and devoted employee of Catholic Charit...

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Heartfelt Donations Help Struggling Families
The Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (NDCCW) held its annual Layette on Saturday, June 11th at St. Joseph’s Church in Willimantic Connecticut. The NDCCW has organized and held this layette for over 40 years in parishes throughout the diocese.   As Covid restr...

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Catholic Charities Assisting Breast Milk Donors During Formula Shortage
With the current shortage of baby formula, more and more moms are considering donating their breast milk to Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast. The New London office of Catholic Charities is a Milk Bank Depot for moms wishing to make a lifesaving donation. Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast, a...

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Social Media Volunteer Intern Opportunity
Looking for an opportunity to give something back to your community or maybe you just want to make a difference to the people around you?  Want to build your social media resume?  Catholic Charities has the perfect volunteer opportunity available for someone with social media exp...

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