2021 Annual Gratitude Report

Categories: Annual Report, News

I am pleased to present this Gratitude Report highlighting how Catholic Community Services (CCS) and Catholic Housing Services (CHS), with your faithful support, met the many challenges of 2021 with resilience, compassion and creativity! Thank you to our dedicated staff, volunteers, donors, service partners, and public and private funders. You made it possible for CCS/CHS …

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

Categories: Appeal, News, Non-Profit

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 for those who suffer from isolation, illness, poverty, injustice, and unfulfilled dreams. I am profoundly grateful to all our dedicated supporters, volunteers and CCS/CHS staff.  …

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Veterans Day

Categories: News, Other

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 sacrificed their lives; for your service we are humbly and immeasurably grateful. One of the ways we at CCS/CHS recognize those who serve is to …

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2021 Appeal for the Poor

Categories: Appeal, News

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 – you do make a difference!” – Esther Every day, with your help, Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services (CCS/CHS) are able to provide “blessings” …

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CCS’ Food Truck For Elders

Categories: Appeal, News
St. Lawrence Food Truck Logo

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 our true treasures in this life – each other.  The church, in her wisdom, has long known about our true treasures. For over forty years …

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

Categories: News, Non-Profit

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 to leave their home to shop and find it hard to prepare nutritious meals. The meals are prepared with the special dietary needs of seniors …

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Promotores Vaccine Hesitancy Project

Categories: News, Non-Profit
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 Hispanic Affairs contacted Gloria. The Department of Health was offering a grant to support the Washington State COVID-19 communication program. Gloria contacted CCS Network Builders, …

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Denny Hunthausen retires after 38 years of service

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Denny Hunthausen

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 Curry, current CCS Director of Operations, who has worked closely with Denny for many years. Mike began his career at CCS in 1996 serving in …

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