• 31 Aug

    “Welcome to Your New Community”

    On August 30th Commonwealth Catholic Charities’ (CCC) Resettlement staff in Newport News, VA held a picnic for their refugee clients. The theme was Welcome to Your New Community, a celebration of the refugees’ new lives in the U.S. Over 65 refugees from the Congo, Sudan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Burundi attended the event. The celebration […]

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  • 27 Aug

    Your gift of band instruments made a difference for school-age children

    We asked on facebook, “Hi friends! We work with a few children who would like to join their school band but cannot afford an instrument. Do you have one that you can donate? We hope to collect four flutes, one clarinet, one trumpet and one saxophone. Please contact us if you can help out with […]

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  • 18 Aug

    Labor of Love 2015

    It’s time to run and walk for those in need! The seventh annual Labor of Love walk / run will take place on Monday, September 7 in Roanoke and will benefit Commonwealth Catholic Charities and St. Francis House Food Pantry and the important work they do in the Roanoke area. The family-friendly walk and run […]

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  • 07 Aug

    Volunteer of the Month: August

    Congratulations to Michelle, our volunteer of the month! Michelle is a student at Christopher Newport University and a Bonner Service Scholar, meaning she makes volunteering a priority in addition to taking classes. Michelle chose to volunteer at CCC’s office in Hampton Roads leads employment training classes twice a week to newly arrived refugees. This class teaches essential […]

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