As the holiday season approaches, we are reminded that the gift of family is at the top of our personal list of blessings for many of us. Here at Catholic Charities, our Adoption and Specialized Foster Care Programs are designed to match loving families with children in need of a loving home. To accomplish this… Read More
The Lancaster County Extraordinary Give will take place on Friday, November 22nd. The Extraordinary Give is Lancaster County and Central Pennsylvania’s largest day of giving. Last year, this event raised more than $10 million which was distributed to more than 500 organizations – including Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Harrisburg. This year, the Extraordinary… Read More
Check out the November 8, 2019 issue of the Catholic Witness, the newspaper of the Diocese of Harrisburg. The issue includes many features about Catholic Charities including our annual Come and See Dinner, our annual Awards Luncheon, and a story about an Eagle Scout who used his project to help Lourdeshouse Maternity Home. Read the… Read More
Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2019 Shelter Shuffle 5K Run/Walk a success! All proceeds from this event will support the Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families, a Catholic Charities residential program that provides help and creates hope for homeless families in our region. For a list of the participants’ times, please follow the… Read More
Click hereto learn about an event to help support Lourdeshouse Maternity Home Saturday, October 26th. All are welcome!
Click here to learn about a benefit concert to help support Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families on Friday, October 18th. All are welcome!
Our annual Come and See Dinner will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Diocesan Center. This is our largest event of the year, and all proceeds will benefit our Homes for Healing: Evergreen House (for women recovering from addiction), Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families, and Lourdeshouse Maternity Home. The evening includes a… Read More
The annual Shelter Shuffle 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, September 28th at 9:00 a.m. at the former Harrisburg State Hospital Campus (across from the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg). Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome. Pet friendly. Stroller friendly. Shirts for all pre-registered participants. Proceeds benefit the Interfaith Shelter for Homeless… Read More
Great news! Paradise School was recently approved as an Educational Improvement Organization (EIO) to participate in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. Through the EITC Program, tax credits are available to eligible businesses that contribute to a Scholarship Organization, an Educational Improvement Organization, and/or a Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization. These tax credits… Read More
Follow the link below to read a recent editorial from Christopher Meehan, Catholic Charities Director of Development, about drug/alcohol addiction. Addiction: There is help available.