“These people are my only family.”

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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.

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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 we encourage you to …

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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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Archbishop Alexander J. Brunett Remembered

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Following Archbishop Brunett’s installation in December 1997, one of his first official events was the benefit Gala at the Convention Center for Catholic Community Services.  In his address, Archbishop Brunett spoke of coming from a large family in the depression era that provided him first hand awareness of the needs of the poor.  He talked …

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2019 Appeal for the Poor

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“I promise never to forget all the people who encouraged me and helped me… Thank you all.  Please keep up the fight.  People like me really need you.”  These words of client gratitude remind me now, more than ever, that your partnership in our mission of mercy is needed to embrace the poor with hands …

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A Great Day at Michael’s Place.

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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 drug or alcohol …

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HOMELESS SENIORS… Learn more about the tragedy of these two words.

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Homeless Seniors. Think of those two words.  These are words we never thought we would see together. But go into any one of our shelters and you will see gray-haired men and women in wheelchairs and walkers, guests with weathered faces who are incontinent and unsteady on their feet and frail seniors with disabilities who …

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