Aubrey was your typical high schooler. She lived in a suburban home. She was an excellent student who had high grades. She had a happy family with her needs provided for. She was making plans for her high school graduation and college career. Then everything changed. According to Aubrey, “In
Over 550 people spent the night on fire with the Holy Spirit, and Fr. Leo Patalinghug’s flaming surprise, at this year’s Catholic Charities Second Annual Ministries of Mercy Celebration of Life Gala and Silent Auction by raising over $400,000! The Catholic Charities 2nd Annual Ministries of Mercy Celebration of Life
By Katie Camario Catholic Charities USA President and CEO Sister Donna Markham, traveled to the Tampa Bay area this week to present Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg with a check for funds to serve those impacted by Hurricane Ian. Caption: Sister Donna Markham, right, President and CEO of Catholic Charities
“MY HEART IS HAPPY” By Katie Camario | October 2022 Catholic Charities opens new affordable apartments in Tampa and residents are overjoyed. Caption: Carrie Ann Edwards, is next to Bishop Gregory Parkes, as she cuts the ribbon for the opening of Mercy Oaks Apartments in Tampa on September 15, 2022. (photo credit/Katie
“Jesus is knocking, knocking, knocking at my door,” sang 50 children as they joined in song, dance, crafts, sports, lunchtime and more! The children of farmworker families living at San Jose Mission gathered from July 12 to July 15, 2022 for this year’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) hosted by St.
Las Villas Apartments were officially opened with a blessing ceremony and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The former Carol Motel located in Ruskin, Las Villas, an abandoned 13-unit, single-story complex, was rebuilt from the studs-up through a partnership between Catholic Charities and Hillsborough County’s Affordable Housing Services Department.
Catholic Charities’ Tampa Hope joined The City of Tampa on May 24, 2022 to discuss homelessness. On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, The City of Tampa hosted a timely community forum in which local officials and advocates for the homeless discussed the current state of homelessness in the city of Tampa.
Project Pop Drop, a local charitable arm of Platinum International LLC since 2015, has been a reliable supporter of the homeless men and women of Pinellas Hope since 2017! Each year and sometimes twice a year, the member organizations donate large quantities of clothing and food to help improve the