September 24, 2015
In light of Pope Francis’ recent U.S. visit, Catholic Charities started a new campaign #End45 to raise awareness of the 45 million Americans who live at or below the poverty line. Sally-Ann Roberts highlights the local work of Catholic Charities. … Continue reading
September 23, 2015
Catholic Charities Health Guardians Program received the Innovation in Case Management Award for its cutting edge program that directly addresses high emergency room rates and hospital re admissions among the poor and vulnerable in the community by removing common barriers … Continue reading
10 Years Stronger: Event celebrates hometown heroes and New Orlean’s post-Katrina rebuilding By Kelly Massicot Though the outcome of the New Orleans Saints’ first home game may not have gone as planned for Saints fans, Mercedes-Benz was determined to celebrate … Continue reading
September 18, 2015
Sonya Brown is now a social worker helping children, but when she was young, she was a foster child at age six. But that support ended abruptly. “I’d been in about six or seven homes.” “At 18 when you’re in foster … Continue reading
September 8, 2015
Tom Costanza, Division Director, discusses Catholic Charities’ response to Hurricane Katrina and ongoing recovery efforts in the region with New Evangelization Television.
September 2, 2015
Catholic Charities was given the opportunity to serve in the aftermath of Katrina and the whole organization became a humble servant to the human and property catastrophe that followed. The senior leadership of CCANO was visibly present in the Superdome … Continue reading
Division Director Martin Gutierrez shares his experience during Hurricane Katrina and the response of Catholic Charities and the Archdiocese of New Orleans during an interview with the Son Rise Morning Show.
August 25, 2015 – James Kelly At 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, the hurricane-tracking forecasters began predicting that Katrina was headed for New Orleans. Catholic Charities’ immediate priority was to evacuate our residential programs and clients: those who were … Continue reading
August 25, 2015 – Gordon Wadge “How’s ya mom and them?” This wonderful, warm and welcoming New Orleans greeting took on special meaning in the months and years following Katrina and Rita. Shared between family and friends, it became the … Continue reading
August 25, 2015 – Christine Bordelon Her life wasn’t easy before Hurricane Katrina. Alos Taylor, now 84, had had a heart attack and was trying to keep her head above water raising a dozen great grandchildren on a fixed income. … Continue reading