New Centre County Location Improves Accessibility
Catholic Charities has left the building! During the last week of June, Catholic Charities moved from its original Centre County office location in downtown Bellefonte to new space on the Benner Pike.
Why Your Neighbors are Still Struggling if the Economy is Thriving
While the U.S. economy is expanding and overall employment numbers in Pennsylvania are strong, not all households are escaping the tight grip of poverty. Why?
Nearly Half a Million Pennsylvania Children Live in Poverty
A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Pennsylvania as the 17th state overall in regard to child wellbeing. This ranking comes from the 2019 Kids Count Data Book which compares state trends in child wellbeing.
Changing the life of a homeless teen: young man without support system now has stable job, safe housing
Imagine being just 18 and alone in a new city, without a home, a family or any kind of support system. This is where one teen found himself when he turned to the Martha and Mary House Emergency Homeless Shelter for help.
Hidden costs of summer months hit working parents hard
With summer finally here, some of us are getting ready for vacations, days at the pool, and barbecuing with friends. For struggling families, summer could mean deeper financial setbacks and a lot more stress.
Annual Recognition Dinner Honors Awardees
Catholic Charities Annual Recognition Dinner was held Thursday, June 6, 2019 at The Casino at Lakemont. It was a wonderful affair where friends, family and members of the community came together to recognize this year's award winners.
SESAME STREET UNVEILS HOMELESS CHARACTER
PBS's long-running children's show Sesame Street announced in December that they were introducing a storyline featuring Lily, a muppet whose family has lost their home.