Through the generosity of International American Supermarkets, Corp. in Piscataway, and St. Peter’s Hospital in New Brunswick, Unity Square was able to distribute food and Coronavirus Kits to its neighborhood of low-income residents.
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Catholic Charities’ Child Care Site Supervisor Jenelle Clauson read a Facebook post about a 104 year old Marine’s special plea for Valentine’s Wishes. Ms. Clauson gathered her colleagues at Hatchery Hill Elementary School and organized a project for the kids in the Catholic Charities’ after school child care program to respond to the oldest living Marine’s request.
Rutgers Public Safety Officers were recognized by Catholic Charities’ YES Program as part of a learning unit about Community Service Providers. Officer Correa and SCO Joshua visited the Catholic Charities’ YES @ St Ladislaus Preschool Program, stopping into every classroom to read books to the children and to distribute coloring books about Handling Emergencies and When to Call 911.
Catholic Charities’ Staff Members Sister Michaelita Popovice, Katie Drake, Kathy Kane , Melissa Appleby and Sharon Giammarco at Project Homeless Connect held at Saint Philip and Saint James Church in Phillipsburg on January 29, 2020.
Catholic Charities’ Unity Square held an open house event: “Martin Luther King Jr. and Paul Robeson: Continuing Their Legacy” on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 81 Remsen Avenue in New Brunswick. One hundred and twenty people attended the event which was presented by Rutgers Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service, The City of New Brunswick and Catholic Charities’ Unity Square.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen, in collaboration with the Church of St. Philip and St. James of Phillipsburg, has brought Thanksgiving cheer to the Phillipsburg community for the last 28 years. This year’s Thanksgiving project was organized by Food for the Needy of the Church of St. Philip and St. James. Seventy volunteers were involved with the preparation and distribution of Thanksgiving baskets which included all the ingredients of a festive Thanksgiving dinner, along with items that will last families beyond Thanksgiving.
Thank you to our honorees, our generous sponsors and all who supported our 2019 Champions for Catholic Charities Dinner. Proceeds from the dinner will support Catholic Charities’ ongoing efforts in providing assistance to the poor and vulnerable throughout Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren counties
Highlights from this year's Harvest of Hope Dinner! The Catholic Charities Solidarity Team works to reduce injustice and suffering overseas and in the diocese. CCST works across the diocese and across the world.
Once again, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in behavioral health care. Catholic Charities first achieved accreditation in January of 1998; this year marks the 21st straight year of accreditation for Catholic Charities in all services surveyed under the Commission’s Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Behavioral Health Care.
At its township committee meeting on October 22, 2019, Hillsborough Mayor Frank DelCore issued a proclamation acknowledging October 24, 2019, as Lights On Afterschool Day. DelCore encouraged continued innovative afterschool programming and activities that ensure the lights stay on and the doors stay open for all children after school.
Community House at St. Thomas, managed by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen (CCDOM) is licensed by the Department of Community Affairs as a shared residence for eight adults with disabilities who are self-directed and mentally competent. “The residents of Community House live as a family, in a home that fosters independence, allowing the residents to integrate into the greater community while living in the least restrictive, supportive environment”, said CCDOM Supervisor, Susan Kuzma
Erio Rosario-Perales is not your typical student. A graduate student at Rutgers, Erio is a full time employee at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen with a passion for social justice. Erio originally studied Human Resources Management with a minor in Labor Studies. During his junior year, Erio took a course for his labor studies minor that would change his life.