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Story of Hope: Romaine Sweat

August 18th, 2015

Along with all the demands and unpredictability of single fatherhood comes something else: all of the credit. And Romaine Sweat, 37, could not be prouder to take it.

“The great part about it, they are going to school and getting 100s,” he said of his oldest children. “I don’t have to say, ‘Me and Mom

Six Volunteers from Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County Receive President’s Volunteer Service Award in Recognition of 100+ Hours of Service

August 5th, 2015

Poughkeepsie – Mary Marshall, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County (CCCSDC), is pleased to announce that six of the agency’s volunteers were awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award for 2015. Recipients of the award were: Rae Byrne, Joan Doherty, Dorothy Milliot, John Milliot, Pegeen Wall, and Paula Williams.

The President’s Volunteer Service

Catholic Charities of Dutchess County Celebrates New Citizen

August 5th, 2015

Volunteers and Office for New American Staff Assist with Citizenship Process
Poughkeepsie, NY – Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County and the Office for New Americans are proud to celebrate the accomplishments of Highland resident Mohammed Chlih as he recently became a United States citizen. Chlih, originally from Morocco, utilized the services of Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities of Dutchess County Hosted NY Immigration Coalition For Community Navigator Training Program

August 5th, 2015

Free Training Aimed to Help Volunteers Prepare for President’s Executive Action
Poughkeepsie, NY – Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County, in partnership with the New York State Office for New Americans, recently hosted a regional training program with the New York Immigration Coalition. The free Community Navigator Training program was aimed at readying volunteers to

CCCSDC’s St. Nicholas Project is in the News!

October 20th, 2017

CCCSDC’s St. Nicholas Project provides help throughout the year and during the holidays.

Read about it here!  https://www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/st-nicholas-project-helps-after-holidays

FREE Healthy Choices NY Community Workshop

September 22nd, 2017

CCSDC in partnership with Hudson River Health Care is offering FREE Healthy Choices NY Community Workshops, a six week program for adults and caregivers dealing with any ongoing health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, pain, arthritis, memory loss, depression or high blood pressure. It will be held every Wednesday 10AM-12:30PM from October 4th until

Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services, Information Session and Free Legal Clinic Sept. 29, 2017

September 15th, 2017

 

Summer 2017 STUFF THE BUS

August 22nd, 2017

 

iHeart Media’s Stuff the Bus Summer 2017 Collected More than 8,300 lbs of
Food Donations for Catholic Charities at Local Stop & Shop Locations
Drive Restocks Area Food Pantries For Summer when Donations Typically Lag
GOSHEN, NY – “Hunger doesn’t take a holiday” is the motivating message from Chuck Benfer, iHeartMedia Market President, and the driving force

Annual Dinner Raises over $63,000 for Multiple Human Service Programs

July 18th, 2017

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County hosted their annual “Spirit of Service” dinner on June 8th at Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. With more than 225 people in attendance and a large selection of auction items and raffle prizes, the dinner raised more than $63,000 for the benefit of the organization’s various human

Catholic Charities Joins with iHeartMedia to Kick-off Summer 2017 Stuff the Bus Food Drive

June 22nd, 2017

Food Donations Collected at Five Mid-Hudson Stop & Shop Stores Last Weekend of
June will Help Restock Area Food Pantries for Summer

Catholic Charities Community Services in Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties joined with iHeartMedia for the kick-off of the Summer 2017 Stuff the Bus Food Drive. Catholic Charities’ staff went live on-air with iHeartMedia

Mary Marshall Radio Interview Highlights Sports Memorabilia for Second Annual Dinner

May 29th, 2017

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County to Host Second Annual Spirit of Service Awards Dinner, Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mary Marshall, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County (CCCDC), was a guest last week on WRNQ talking about the upcoming Spirit of Service Awards Dinner. You can listen to the interview here.

 

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess Receives $1,000 From St. Martin de Porres Catholic Youth Organization

May 29th, 2017

Chris Fields, parish CYO Coordinator of St. Martin de Porres Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) recently presented Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County (CCCSDC) with a $1,000 donation. Mary L. Marshall, Executive Director of CCCSDC stated, “We are deeply grateful for the generous donation from CYO to help support the services and programs of

MidHudson Valley Federal Credit Union Named Corporate Citizenship Honoree ~ 2017 Spirit of Service Awards

May 27th, 2017

Melissa Walsh studied at Marist College earning a degree in Business and Marketing.  She began her career as an undergrad during the spring semester of her senior year, working around her academic classes. Following graduation, she began her full-time career in banking, and now serves as Vice President of Marketing at Mid-Hudson Valley Federal

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess Honors Several During Volunteer Month

May 20th, 2017

April is National Volunteer month, a time to say thanks to the more than 62 million people who volunteer each year in the U.S., a quarter of the adult population, who give nearly 8 billion hours each year to a cause close to their hearts.

Dutchess County has its share of dedicated volunteers and many