Charities CEO Vince Colonno: a Devotion to Helping Others

Catholic Charities CEO Vincent Colonno was recently featured as a "Face of Faith" in the Easter Sunday edition of the Times Union. Read the full article at timesunion.com.  Vincent Colonno Background: Born and raised in the city of Albany, he started working for Albany County and rose through the ranks of the Department of Social Services and Aging before becoming CEO of Catholic Charities in 2011. He and his wife, Linda, live in Guilderland and are parishioners at All Saints [...]

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This article originally appeared on timesunion.com.  The search for a new place began after Tina Collins' daughter was poisoned by lead while living at a Benson Street apartment in March 2016. Collins' then 4-year-old daughter was hospitalized for two weeks while the single mother of five frantically searched for a place that would accept $850 per month payment for rent from the Department of Social Services. Within a month, Collins and her family were evicted and locked out of [...]

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March 8, 2017

Bishop's Statement on Immigration

Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger issued the following statement on immigration issues.  "It's no surprise that immigration issues and concerns are in the news these days, and weighing heavily on people's minds. "As a nation of immigrants, the subject feels intensely personal. As Christians, we are called to begin and end with the human person, respecting the dignity of our brothers and sisters, regardless of whether they were born in this country or not. "A country has a right, and a [...]

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Catholic Charities Named a Winner in the Times Union's Big Giveaway

Catholic Charities was recently named one of the top 10 Charities in the Times Union's Big Giveaway, as voted on by readers. As a winner, Catholic Charities was awarded $10,000 in free advertising in the TU. Thank you to everyone who voted to get Charities a spot in the top 10. A special thank you goes out to First New York Federal Credit Union for sponsoring Catholic Charities in the contest. For more information on the Big Giveaway, including a full list of winners, visit: [...]

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