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Catholic Social Services faces a surge in demand

CSS launches $2.6 million Sign of Hope campaign to meet the needs of vulnerable Albertans. 

  • 22 September 2022
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
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Catholic Social Services faces a surge in demand

Catholic Social Services’ staff face unprecedented demands for assistance as they face crises both locally and international. In just one area of the agency’s work, refugee resettlement, over the past year, CSS has resettled more than 800 Afghan refugees, and supported hundreds of Ukrainian Nationals across central Alberta. This is in addition to the agency’s typical refugee caseload, which involves resettling as many as 900 government assisted and privately sponsored refugees each year, from across the globe.  

CSS Founder honoured in biography

CSS releases “Our Neighbour’s Keeper,” detailing the life and work of Fr. Bill Irwin

  • 19 September 2022
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
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CSS Founder honoured in biography

Catholic Social Services is pleased to announce the release of “Our Neighbour’s Keeper,” a biography honoring the agency’s founder, Father Bill Irwin. The biography was commissioned in celebration of the agency’s 60th anniversary, and was co-authored by Graham Hicks and Jeananne Kathol Kirwin. 

 

Sign of Hope Raises $3.2 million

As the pandemic rages on, Albertans focus on supporting vulnerable people in their community 

  • 8 February 2022
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
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Sign of Hope Raises $3.2 million

Catholic Social Services (CSS) announced today that the annual Sign of Hope fundraising campaign raised $3.2 million for programs and services supporting vulnerable Albertans.  

Stuff a Stocking for Sign of Hope and help bring joy to a child or family in need

  • 25 November 2021
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
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Stuff a Stocking for Sign of Hope and help bring joy to a child or family in need

This #GivingTuesday, help us fill the stockings of our clients in need. 

St. Joseph's High School Raises $5,400 for Sign of Hope

  • 15 November 2021
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
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St. Joseph's High School Raises $5,400 for Sign of Hope

We are beyond grateful to St. Joseph's High School in Red Deer for their support of our St. Zita program!

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