2020 Annual Report

Categories: Annual Report, News

I am pleased to present this Gratitude Report highlighting how Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services (CCS/CHS) met the Covid-19 challenges of 2020 with resilience, compassion and creativity. I am profoundly thankful for the strong alliance of dedicated staff, volunteers, donors, service partners, and government sources who made it possible for CCS/CHS to remain …

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

Categories: News, Non-Profit, Other

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

Categories: News, Non-Profit
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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