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Nov 19th, 2019
by Tino Laterza, Events & Development Specialist

With that time of year quickly approaching, I wanted to take a moment to tell you a little bit about our Christmas Program. With your generous support, we at Catholic Charities of Onondaga County are creating hope and providing direct assistance to over 400 Syracuse families every holiday season...


Nov 15th, 2019
by Tino Laterza, Events & Development Specialist

We will celebrate our 35th annual House of Providence Dinner on May 20, 2020. We're excited to honor the following individuals for their incredible contributions to our CNY community. Details about tickets and sponsorships are available on our webpage here. 

Bishop's Award 

Oct 31st, 2019
by Tino Laterza, Events & Development Specialist

Thank you to all our supporters who attended our Salt City Shaker on October 24th! A wonderful group of individuals gathered at the CNY Community Foundation and Philanthropy Center Ballroom to learn about Catholic Charities' programs and services and to celebrate Dr. Juhanna Rogers, our Mover...


Oct 15th, 2019
by Denise Headd, Chief Development Officer

Next week we will be celebrating our professional networking event, The Salt City Shaker. The event takes place on Thursday, October 24th from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the CNY Community Foundation located at 431 E. Fayette St. in Downtown Syracuse.

Each year we present The Mover and...


Oct 1st, 2019

Last Friday, we had our annual employee picnic in support of the United Way Campaign! Employees got together in front of our House of Providence headquarters for a cookout, raffle and ice cream. Proceeds support the United Way of Central New York. We're grateful to partner with the United Way on...


Sep 19th, 2019

Originally posted by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on 9/9/2019:

USCCB President and Migration Chair Urge Against Further Reduction in Refugee Resettlement as Contrary to American Values

September 13, 2019



Sep 3rd, 2019

“This city is vibrating with potential, and at the same time, there’s so much need,” says Juhanna Rogers. “Planting seeds of hope is something I owe to the people around me, because of my own mentors who’ve helped me become who I am.”

Juhanna Rogers, PhD, is being recognized as the Mover...


Aug 29th, 2019

Earlier this week, an English class from our CYO attended the New York State Fair! This trip was made possible by tickets provided through the Fair and community partners. 

Cathy Garvey, an English teacher at the CYO, led the outing. The students are refugees from around the world who...


Aug 19th, 2019

Back-to-school time is a busy time for many families, and for families living in poverty, the added expense of new school supplies can dangerously stretch the budget. To support our clients, our youth and children's programs are putting out a call for school supplies! Can you help? We're in need...