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A space to think about and discuss issues that impact the members of our community who are most vulnerable and in greatest need.

 

Nov 13th, 2017

On November 9th, we celebrated our employees in style at Sky Armory! Guests were invited to attended dressed for the Roaring '20s and many did! Take a look at the slide show below for a glimpse of the night. Once, again, we recognize the following employees for special achievements. Thank you to...

 

Nov 9th, 2017

For several hours every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, our downtown food pantry is open to the public. People filter in, wait in the small lobby and leave with about a week’s worth of food. The clients are local residents, people who live within the district designated for our pantry. Because...

 

Nov 8th, 2017

The holiday season is a time to come together with family and friends, share food and fellowship, reflect on the past year and look forward to the future. This joyous time of year can also be very difficult. Some have experienced a loss that forever changes the holiday season, some are acutely...

 

Oct 31st, 2017

Happy Halloween! Our Hawley Youth Organization Pre-K class had a great time trick-or-treating around the building this afternoon. It was a special class including Wonder Woman, Rainbow Dash, Donatello, Batman and many more super heros, witches, vampires, airline pilots and princesses. Thanks to...

 

Oct 19th, 2017

Maria Vazquez is driven to empower other people to live life to the fullest. “I think about what I would want if it was me, if I was displaced,” she says. “I try to give the care I would hope for.”

Maria is the Program Coordinator of our Healthy Start program, a program for which we are a...

 

Oct 13th, 2017

Thank you to everyone who helped make our October 11th Salt City Shaker a success! We had a wonderful time getting to know over 100 supporters and honoring Merike Treier, Executive Director of the Downtown Committee of Syracuse, with the Mover and Shaker Award. Thanks to ticket sales, sponsors,...

 

Oct 5th, 2017

Help make this a great Halloween for local kids!

We're accepting new and gently used Halloween Costumes now through Friday, October 20th. The costumes will be distributed to kids right here in Syracuse who might otherwise go without. Costumes can be brought to reception at the first floor of our...

 

Sep 27th, 2017

Every day, we at Catholic Charities of Onondaga County are committed to welcoming the stranger. We serve everyone regardless of religion, ethnicity, nationality or any other consideration. Our programs are many but they are joined in one purpose: serving those in greatest need so that they can...

 

Sep 5th, 2017

As the country continues to see the devastating and heartbreaking images from Hurricane Harvey, Catholic Charities agencies are rolling their sleeves and providing on the ground support. Catholic Charities USA is working in conjunction with the local agencies and parishes to setup shelters,...