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Spring! A time of renewal, new beginnings and hope!

Dear Friend of CCS, What I deeply value in my four decades of leading Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is the daily privilege to experience first-hand new beginnings…

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Rapid Re-Housing Program: Lovae’s Journey from Shelter to Home.

Kent, WA – Lovae’s success story is a “dream scenario” according to her CCS Case Manager Alida. “She was motivated and she put in the work. If you look into…

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Crocheting Christmas Stockings for Clare’s Place residents

Everett, WA – It all started in May, when a CCS/CHS Clare’s Place resident experienced a major loss in her life. To cope with the loss, she started working long…

Veterans Day

Today, Veterans Day, is a day our nation has set aside to pay tribute to all who have served our country, those who fought and returned home, and those who…

2021 Appeal for the Poor

Dear Friend of CCS/CHS, Thank you for your kind help in many ways – all from gracious hands outstretched by your workers.  Please continue to pass on the blessings –…

CCS’ Food Truck For Elders

It goes without saying the pandemic has caused many hardships, most of all the hardship of cutting us off from one another. This has sharpened our focus and awareness of…

Nancy Ryan, first Meals-On-Wheels driver in Pierce, celebrates 40 years of Service

Home-Delivered Meals (often referred to as Meals-On-Wheels) is part of the CCS Senior Nutrition Program in Pierce County. Meals-On-Wheels offers frozen home delivered meals for older persons who are unable…

Promotores Vaccine Hesitancy Project

Gloria Burton, Director of CHS Farmworker Housing Initiative, has spent years developing relationships with organizations that serve our Indigenous/Latinx community in Western Washington. Because of those relationships, the Office of…

Denny Hunthausen retires after 38 years of service

Denny Hunthausen, Agency Director for Catholic Community Services’ Southwest Region, has announced his retirement from CCS effective July 1st following 38 years of service. Denny will be succeeded by Mike…

Catholic Housing Services Campaign

“After doors shut, one after another, you opened doors for me and I am very grateful.  I was homeless and you helped me to get an apartment and a job. …

CCS/CHS & Farm to Family Food Box Program Distribute 2,000 Tons of Food to WW Communities!

The pandemic greatly impacted food instability for many communities. Researchers believe food insecurity more than doubled because of the economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak, affecting 23% of…

CCS, Starbucks and United Way partner to serve

Seattle Community Outreach Program and Engagement (SCOPE) is a collaboration between Starbucks, United Way and CCS to build connections with community members experiencing homelessness through support and engagement. Seattle is…