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Blessings Newsletter: Summer 2024

Blessings: Catholic Charities Newsletter

I can think of no better way to spend a sliver of an upcoming summer afternoon than by reading the remarkable stories included in this edition of Blessings—stories that you effectively co-authored as a generous and dedicated supporter of Catholic Charities and those we serve.

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Baltimore Fishbowl

Catholic Charities executive director retiring after 15 years

The executive director of Catholic Charities, William “Bill” J. McCarthy, Jr., has announced his retirement after 15 years.

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Baltimore Business Journal

Longtime leader of large Baltimore nonprofit to step down

William "Bill" McCarthy will step down as executive director of Catholic Charities of Baltimore next year, ending a 16-year tenure as the leader of one of the region's largest nonprofits.

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Catholic Review

Catholic Charities Executive Director Bill McCarthy will retire in 2025

Catholic Charities of Maryland Executive Director, William J. “Bill” McCarthy Jr. announced May 23 he will retire in July 2025. By that time, he will have led the State of Maryland’s largest private provider of human services for 16 years.

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Catholic Review

Catholic Charities breaks ground on Intergenerational Center

Digging in for change, distinguished guests, stakeholders, and community leaders break ground at the site of the new Intergenerational Center in West Baltimore.

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The Baltimore Banner

Catholic Charities is opening a resource center at an old school in West Baltimore

There’s going to be one less vacant school building in Baltimore thanks to a project unfolding in the Franklintown Road neighborhood. The Intergenerational Center, a project by Catholic Charities of Baltimore, will bring to the former school a hub of programs and resources that serve all ages.

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WJZ CBS News Baltimore

Maryland act to increase healthcare access for immigrants awaits

The Access to Care Act would enable immigrants to purchase health coverage from the state’s insurance marketplace, reducing wait times in emergency rooms and in the Esperanza Center’s free medical and dental clinics for uninsured immigrants.

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The Baltimore Sun

Families of Key Bridge collapse victims rely on translators to navigate life: ‘When someone cries, I cry’

The Esperanza Center, operated by Catholic Charities has necessitated bridging a language gap for the primarily Spanish-speaking families most affected by collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

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Blessings Newsletter: Spring 2024

Blessings: Catholic Charities Newsletter

Nothing signals the start of spring more beautifully than the bouquets of flowers blooming throughout our region. And this year, thanks to you, the vibrant blossoms have some company that is every bit as lovely.

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WMAR Baltimore

Giant and Coca-Cola team up to feed families

Giant Food and Coca-Cola Consolidated generously donate 500 backpacks filled with nonperishable food items to Catholic Charities and Next One Up.

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WBAL-TV

Safe Streets celebrates over a year of no homicides in Penn-North

A Baltimore community is celebrating a milestone: more than 365 days without any homicides in the Penn-North neighborhood served by Safe Streets Baltimore.

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WMAR Baltimore

High school varsity basketball teams awarded with CIAA tickets

One high school basketball program got surprise games added to their schedule today, except at this one, they get to sit back, stand up, and cheer. Safe Streets along with Catholic Charities awarded CIAA tickets to the boy's and girl's varsity basketball teams at Brooklyn's Ben Franklin High School in South Baltimore.

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