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

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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

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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

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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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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

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Farmworker Center staff with clipboard

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

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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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