40,000 lbs. of food delivered!

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WESTERN WASHINGTON – Catholic Community Services (CCS) and Catholic Housing Services (CHS) received 40,000 lbs. of food from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In partnership with St. Vincent de Paul, food provisions were distributed to Seattle-based Georgetown Food Bank and delivered to 12 locations across Western Washington that provide housing for farmworkers. …

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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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City of Covington Unites to Feed Safe Parking Neighbors

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  COVINGTON, WA – Covington Safe Parking (CSP) began as a partnership between St. John the Baptist Church and Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services (CCS/CHS) in November of 2018. CSP provides a safe location for people experiencing homelessness to stay overnight and have access to services that will lead to permanent housing options. …

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That’s A Lot of Applesauce!

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KIRKLAND, WA – “That’s a lot of applesauce!” the smiling checkout clerk at Costco remarked as they scanned over the flatbed loaded waste-high with breakfast supplies. Peggy McAuley, volunteer extraordinaire at New Bethlehem, a Catholic Community Services (CCS) day center in Kirkland, was making another purchase to cover breakfast needs for the next 10 days. …

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12-Year-Old Rallies Girls Group to Make Masks for the CCS Sewing Bee

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KING COUNTY, WA – A few weeks ago CCS launched the SEWING BEE to raise 10,000 masks for the safety of CCS/CHS front line staff who are working around the clock to provide essential services to our vulnerable neighbors in need. Since then, community members around Western Washington have stepped up and donated almost 6,000 …

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Dorothy Day: Building community, while physical distancing

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SEATTLE, WA – During these times of COVID-19 and the physical distancing measures that go with it, the staff and residents of Dorothy Day House are finding creative ways to build community and lift spirits, while practicing safe physical distancing. Traditionally, the ladies at Dorothy Day House like to socialize in the lobby, which holds …

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

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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

Categories: Appeal, News, Non-Profit, Other

“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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