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22 12, 2020

Despite COVID and snowstorm, Christmas still came for kids

2021-04-27T14:52:45-04:00

The Archbishop's Benefit for Children, an annual fundraiser that concludes with a lavish holiday party for kids, looked different this year but the joy and hope it creates remained stronger than ever. Read More

Despite COVID and snowstorm, Christmas still came for kids 2021-04-27T14:52:45-04:00
23 07, 2020

Camp offers summer fun, even in a pandemic

2021-04-27T14:52:56-04:00

For more than 20 years, Camp Rainbow has offered eight weeks of summer fun to residents of St. Edmond’s Home for Children in Rosemont. The facility, part of archdiocesan Catholic Social Services, supports children and youth with profound intellectual disabilities. Read More

Camp offers summer fun, even in a pandemic 2021-04-27T14:52:56-04:00
11 06, 2020

Social worker guides parents through pandemic to brighter future

2021-04-27T14:50:58-04:00

From talking women through labor to instilling skills for lasting change, Christine Torrisi of archdiocesan Catholic Social Services helps families face today while building a new tomorrow. Read More

Social worker guides parents through pandemic to brighter future 2021-04-27T14:50:58-04:00
8 02, 2020

Time flies as preschoolers celebrate 100 days in class

2021-04-27T14:50:58-04:00

On Feb. 7, students and staff at Casa del Carmen Preschool Academy in Philadelphia dressed in senior style for the occasion. The learning center, operated by archdiocesan Catholic Social Services, has earned top marks from the state’s education department. Read More

Time flies as preschoolers celebrate 100 days in class 2021-04-27T14:50:58-04:00
20 12, 2019

At Christmas party, 500 kids enjoy bash for Jesus’ birthday

2021-04-27T14:50:58-04:00

Archbishop Charles Chaput and scores of volunteers hosted the cap on a year's worth of fundraising for Catholic Social Services' programs for at-risk children and youth -- with a party just for them Dec. 19. Read More

At Christmas party, 500 kids enjoy bash for Jesus’ birthday 2021-04-27T14:50:58-04:00
23 08, 2019

Pen pals young and old glimpse world through ‘different eyes’

2021-04-27T14:50:58-04:00

A letter-writing exchange between seniors and students at St. Helena's Out of School Time program opens minds to new horizons -- including such concepts as the Fortnite video game and life without electricity. Read More

Pen pals young and old glimpse world through ‘different eyes’ 2021-04-27T14:50:58-04:00
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