Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

Learn more about poverty in Colorado and how you can help at www.ccharitiescc.org

Catholic Charities News and Announcements - Distributed 2/27/17

 

Showers of Support

Showers of Support is a ministry that hosts baby showers for expectant mothers, providing them not only with essential baby items but also with a supportive community that celebrates the arrival of their child. If you have a heart for new moms, consider donating new or gently used baby items, or volunteering your time in party-planning. Contact Claire at (706) 591-2890 or claire.mcgehee@gmail.com for more information.


Free Prenatal Nurturing Classes

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado is offering a free 8-week Nurturing Program for Prenatal Families. Parents learn ways to bond with their baby, review ages and stages, and much more. The next session begins March 22nd, held each Wednesday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at 228 N. Cascade Ave. To register call 866-6535.


Catholic Charities Annual Fundraiser – St. Patrick’s Day Gala

Get your St. Patrick’s tickets before they sell out:
16th Annual St Patrick’s Day Gala
March 11th  5:30 – 11:00 pm at Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Tickets are $125. Call 719-866-6422 or go on-line to CCharitiesCC.org/StPatsGala for more information.


Position Announcement

Catholic Charities is seeking a bilingual administrative assistant to serve on the Family Immigration Services team, which provides low cost immigration services to immigrants and refugees. Full time, 32 hrs/wk, $ 23,013 – $ 24,910 DOE. A cover letter with resume is required. For more information, see online application at www.CCharitiesCC.org under the tab “Who We Are.”


Volunteer Needed

Help early literacy at Catholic Charities - we are looking for a facilitator for a new book club for families. For more information, call Mary Ann O’Shea at 719-866-6435. For other volunteer opportunities, please contact Doug Rouse at drouse@ccharitiescc.org or 719-866-6286.


Income Tax Assistance

Catholic Charities has proudly partnered with Pikes Peak United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) for many years. VITA volunteers help families complete and submit tax forms, apply for Earned Income Tax Credit, and begin a path toward financial stability. Households with a gross annual income of less than $54,000 qualify for the VITA program. If you or someone you know needs assistance filing taxes, please call 2-1-1 to arrange an appointment. 


Current In Kind Donation Needs

General in kind donation needs: toilet paper, sleeping bags, peanut butter. Catholic Charities’ families are currently looking for maternity clothes and baby wipes (call 719-578-1222 for details).
 
Please drop donations at the Marian House receiving dock, 14 W. Bijou St., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
 
 
Corey Almond / VP, Community and Parish Engagement / Catholic Charities of Central Colorado
228 North Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 / (719) 866-6510
calmond@CCharitiesCC.org / www.CCharitiesCC.org