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CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES TRANSFORMS LARGE MONTCO FOOD PANTRY INTO A “CHOICE MARKET”

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Don Guanella men move into new group home at Our Lady of Charity parish

BROOKHAVEN >> Residents, clergy, family, friends, local officials and neighbors gathered Sunday for the dedication, blessing and tour of the Don Guanella residence located on the grounds of Our lady of Charity Church. The residence, which will be home to eight mentally and physically disabled men who formally lived at the now-closed Cardinal Krol Center […]

CSS Employee Honored at Catholic Charities Night at the Sixers

At Catholic Charities Night at the Sixers Game on Friday, Ashley McElveen-Clark was honored for her dedication to youth development. Ashley is the Assistant Director for the Catholic Social Services Out-of-School-Time Program at the DePaul School in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. Ever since she joined CSS, youth have been flocking to the program because […]

CSS Food Cupboard Receives $25,000 Grant from Order of Malta

Five Philadelphia members of the Order of Malta-Federal Association, USA delivered a $25,000 check to Archbishop Charles J. Chaput for the purchase of refrigerators and freezers for the Montgomery County Food Cupboard in Norristown. The Food Cupboard, an outreach ministry of Catholic Social Services, has fed over 35,000 people from nearly 10,000 households from throughout […]

Don Guanella men receive warm welcome in new home

A group of eight men, formerly residents of the Cardinal Krol Center on the Don Guanella Village in Springfield, have recently moved into their new constructed group home on the grounds of Notre Dame de Lourdes Church in Swarthmore. Although the parish was recently consolidated with nearby Our Lady of Peace Church in Milmont Park, […]

OST Summer Programs host picnic for 1,000 children

On a beautiful Friday in July, over 1,000 children served by Catholic Social Services converged on Neshaminy Shore Picnic Park for a day of fun and games. The children, who attend one of 10 Out of School Time summer programs run by CSS throughout the city, ranged from elementary through middle and high school students. […]

Casa del Carmen Hosts Job Fair

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Catholic Community Services created to serve children in their own communities

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CSS 2012 Annual Report

Our Catholic Social Services 2012 Annual Report is now available to read online. Read inspiring feature stories about the transformative impact of our work in helping to keep FAMILIES HEALTHY AND STRONG!