Program Helps Families Plant Seeds of Greatness
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Feb 2019

February is Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month, which was established to help people remove barriers to their success and make changes to better their lives. That description reminds us of Mary, a single working mother determined to build a better life for her three children. Mary enrolled in Pathways to Progress, a Catholic Charities […]

Meet Our February Everyday Amazing Employees

Each month, two Catholic Charities of St. Louis Federation employees nominated by their peers are recognized for exemplifying Personal Excellence, a Spirit of Servant Leadership, and the Catholic Charities Mission. The honorees for February 2019 are…  Cardinal Ritter Senior Services Service Coordinator—HUD Housing Sharon Burr    Sharon has been in her current role since 2008 […]

St. Louis Chosen for ‘Healthy Housing’ Initiative
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Feb 2019

Catholic Charities of St. Louis has been selected as one of five Catholic Charities agencies nationwide to pilot a five-year, multi-million dollar initiative aimed at reducing chronic homelessness by 20%; decreasing hospital readmission rates for this population by at least 25%; and connecting 35% of newly housed persons with primary care and behavioral health services. […]

Go to Bat for Kids 2019: The Tradition Continues!

There’s nothing like St. Louis Cardinals baseball at Busch Stadium. Imagine a child experiencing it for the first time. Settling in with a hot dog in one hand and a glove on the other, hoping against odds to catch a homerun ball. Standing to cheer as the Redbirds take the field. The chants. The wave. […]