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

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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 households in 2020. For the past year, our team of CCS Network Builders have been coordinating food pop-up events at Catholic churches, CCS/CHS programs and …

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CCS, Starbucks and United Way partner to serve

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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 one of five cities that are hosting this one year pilot program. Two CCS staff work in tandem to provide outreach, resources and referrals to …

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CCS Farmworker Center (FWC) hosts special COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Categories: News, Non-Profit

On Saturday, May 1st the CCS Farmworker Center (FWC) hosted a very special COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic that targeted 24 of the highest need Indigenous farmworker families who needed special services to get vaccinated. CCS collaborated with Skagit County Public Health (SCPH) who provided vaccines and a registered nurse to give the vaccines. The evening was about …

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A BIG thank you for GiveBIG 2021!

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Your donation to support the work of CCS/CHS through the GiveBIG event will help ensure your neighbors in need continue to receive essential, life-changing services. We are so excited, to announce that thanks to your combined efforts, over $95,000 was raised to unlock the $65,000 matching fund challenge!  Over $31,000 in gifts (before matching!) were …

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COVID-19 Emergency Response: DIAPERS, WIPES AND BABY FORMULA

Categories: News, Non-Profit

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA – Catholic Community Services and St. Pius X Catholic Church received special funding from the Community Foundation of Snohomish County to distribute diapers, wipes and formula out to Snohomish County residents who have been impacted by COVID-19. Total funding was $67,500 for emergency response. Two grants, totaling $37,500, were awarded to St. …

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“These people are my only family.”

Categories: Appeal, News, Non-Profit

At no time has the reality been so stark that we truly are the “only family” to thousands of brothers and sisters in need like Miss Helen. With the intensified perils of this pandemic, we’re asking for your help. Help that will save lives.  We’re thrilled to let you know that thanks to a generous donor, …

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Resource for those unable to pay rent due to COVID-19.

Categories: News, Non-Profit

KING COUNTY, WA – The first of the month is almost here, and many households will be unable to pay their rent in full due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Tenant Law Center has drafted a letter to help tenants communicate with their landlord regarding this issue. The letter is not intended as legal advice, and …

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Your Help Will Save Lives

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“Being homeless makes you mostly scared about being alone. Thank God for CCS – you are my only family.” With the intensified health perils of the pandemic, your immediate help is needed. Help to make certain that we are able to care for our poor and vulnerable “family” members, especially high risk elders in our …

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A Great Day at Michael’s Place.

Categories: News, Non-Profit

SEATTLE, WA – Nearly 50 students, staff and parishioners from St. Luke Parish in Shoreline came together on a sunny fall day to spruce up Michael’s Place. Five teams split up to tackle house cleaning, yard work, painting, carpentry and tree cutting. CCS’s Michael’s Place offers eighteen homeless male veterans transitional housing. All are in …

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