Catholic Charities to honor Michael J. Hare at 2020 Annual Tribute Dinner

November 13, 2019 – Wilmington, DE – Delaware native Michael J. Hare will receive the Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award at the Catholic Charities Annual Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, will present the award at the dinner to be held […]

Catholic Charities asks donors to Warm Up Winter for the most vulnerable

November 8, 2019 – Wilmington, DE – As temperatures start to decline, Catholic Charities is preparing to Warm Up Winter for its most vulnerable neighbors by collecting new and “gently used” coats, hats, gloves, blankets, and other bedding at each of its service locations throughout the months of November, December and January. Richelle Vible, Executive […]

Catholic Charities receives grant to help prevent homelessness in Kent County

October 25, 2019 – Dover, DE – Catholic Charities recently received a $28,000 grant from the Potter Trust to help relieve homelessness for clients in Kent County, Delaware. The CenDel Foundation and the Delaware Community Foundation, which administer funds from the Potter Trust — a gift left by Col. Potter — announced Thursday they have […]

Catholic Charities awarded grant from Citizens Bank

October 24, 2019 – Wilmington, DE – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington received a $10,000 grant from Citizens Bank. The grant will help to prevent homelessness in low-income families who are vulnerable to unforeseen economic disruptions that threaten permanent housing. The Citizens Bank grant will assist clients and help to alleviate the threat […]

Catholic Charities receives grant for Casa San Francisco

August 8, 2019 – Wilmington, DE – The Casa San Francisco program of Catholic Charities recently received a $5,000 grant from the Carl M. Freeman Foundation and its Freeman Assists Communities with Extra Support (FACES) program. Funding will purchase transportation services from local vendors so that clients can attend appointments, apply for jobs, and attend […]

Catholic Charities welcomes two case managers at Seton Center

March 19, 2019 – PRINCESS ANNE, MD – Catholic Charities is pleased to announce that Tomasha Blount and Shontia Edwards have joined the staff at its Seton Center location as case managers. The two bring with them a variety of community service experiences that will support the clients that come to the agency for support. […]

Catholic Charities receives donation from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

January 2, 2019 – WILMINGTON, DE – Catholic Charities, Inc., has received $2,000 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents. Catholic Charities will use the gift to support its Food Assistance program throughout Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland. “Catholic Charities is grateful for the support […]

Seton Center founders move on to new projects

December 19, 2018 – PRINCESS ANNE MD – Two beloved staff members of Seton Center, Sr. Cecilia McManus and Sr. Eileen Eager, will be leaving the program they founded in 1983 at the end of the year. “Catholic Charities thanks the Sisters for their 38 years of dedicated service to the most vulnerable on the […]

Catholic Charities to honor Major General Francis Vavala at 2019 Annual Tribute Dinner

October 29, 2018 – WILMINGTON DE– Major General (Ret) Francis Vavala, Delaware’s Former Adjutant General, will receive the Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award at Catholic Charities Annual Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, April 03, 2019.   The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, will present the award at the dinner […]

Catholic Charities receives federal funding for Bayard House maternity program

October 16, 2018 – WILMINGTON DE – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington has received a 3-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families. The $200,000 per-year grant will support Catholic Charities Bayard House program, the only licensed residential maternity program in Delaware for homeless, […]

Help Catholic Charities “Stock the Pantry” for Summer

May 30, 2018 – WILMINGTON DE – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington again asks all its communities to “Stock the Pantry” by contributing nonperishable food goods for households struggling to put food on their tables. The food drive will continue throughout the month of June 2018. Donors can drop off food and grocery […]

Bishop Malooly rededicates Marydale Retirement Village

May 2, 2018 – NEWARK DE – Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, D.D. Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, rededicated the Marydale Retirement Village, an affordable senior rental com-munity, 135 Jeandell Drive, Newark, DE, on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The rededication marks the completion of the comprehensive campus renovation of the senior housing community. The […]

Catholic Charities Celebrates National CACFP Week in March

February 21, 2018 – WILMINGTON DE – During National CACFP Week, March 11 to 17, 2018, Catholic Charities joins with Delaware family child care providers in acknowledging the many ways our community benefits from the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Catholic Charities, as one of three Delaware sponsors of the program, works to […]

It’s Time to “Stock the Pantry” at Catholic Charities

January 17, 2018 – WILMINGTON DE – Catholic Charities Inc. again asks all its communities to “Stock the Pantry” by contributing nonperishable food goods in order for the agency to meet the continued high demand for emergency food distributions. The food drive will continue throughout the month of February 2018. Donors can drop off food […]

Catholic Charities to honor the Buccini Family at 2018 Annual Tribute Dinner

January 3, 2018 – WILMINGTON DE – The Buccini Family – D. Robert, Bernadette, Rob, and Chris – will receive the Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award at Catholic Charities Annual Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, will present the award at […]

Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility and Catholic Charities host a Ribbon Cutting for New Castle County Community Energy Center

SEPT 7, 2017 – Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility and Catholic Charities, Inc. held an Open House and Ribbon Cutting for the New Castle County Community Energy Center at 11:30 am on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Catholic Charities Thrift Store, 1320 E. 23rd Street; Wilmington DE 19802. Energize Delaware Community Energy Centers (CEC’s) offer Delawareans […]

Catholic Charities supports National Child & Adult Care Food Program Week

MAR 12, 2017 – Catholic Charities, one of three Delaware sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), works to help licensed child care homes and centers to serve nutritious meals to children in their care. During National CACFP Week, March 12 to 18, 2017, Catholic Charities joins with Delaware family child care […]

Catholic Charities to honor Pete and Susan Booker at Annual Tribute Dinner in April 2017

January 4, 2017 – WILMINGTON DE – Pete and Susan Booker of the SmartDrive Foundation will receive the Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award at Catholic Charities Annual Tribute Dinner on April 5, 2017. Bishop Malooly, will present the award at the dinner to be held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. “We are delighted […]

Catholic Charities Receives $25,000 from Walmart Foundation to Support Food Assistance in Somerset County MD

JUN 6, 2016 – PRINCESS ANNE MD – Catholic Charities Seton Center has received a $25,000 donation from the Walmart Foundation to further its mission of providing caring service to the most vulnerable. The grant was given through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program to support its food assistance program. The Walmart Foundation’s grant will […]

Catholic Charities receives grant from Walmart Foundation

MAY 9, 2016 – Catholic Charities, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is again the recipient of a grant from the Walmart Foundation, provided through Catholic Charities USA, that will enable Catholic Charities to expand its efforts throughout Delaware and the nine counties of the Eastern Shore of Maryland to educate families about the […]