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National collection aids local organizations

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The annual collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), which benefits national and local efforts to end poverty, will take place in parishes this weekend, Nov. 18 and 19. The national collection, called for by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), supports organizations that aim to… Read more

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See Something – Say Something – Save a Life!

Catholic Charities’ Bakhita Empowerment Initative worked with the Attorney General’s office on a new campaign to combat human trafficking. Click here for the full Commonwealth of Kentucky press release. See Something – Say Something – Save a Life!

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Volunteers urged to ‘reimagine charity’

Most charities help people in need through “one-way giving,” where nothing is expected of the individuals receiving assistance. This model eventually hurts both the organization and the client by leading the needy to dependence and the giver to resentment, said Jim Wehner, who spoke to about  80 volunteers and staff members of local service agencies… Read more

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Share the Journey – From Africa to the United States

I recently visited Virginie Kalwaye, surrounded by wonderful babies at Catholic Charities, to hear a little more about her life as a migrant. She and her family were refugees for 15 years before resettling here in Louisville in September of 2015. Now, she works part-time with the children and babies at Catholic Charities’ nursery, while… Read more

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