West Virginia’s resources have long been eyed for development

Originally Published by the National Catholic Reporter (http://ncronline.org/node/89061) By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service  |  Oct. 28, 2014   CHARLESTON, W. VA. West Virginia’s history has long been marked by extractive industries.In the mid-19th century, it was timber. Admitted to the union in 1863, the Mountain State is in the center of one of the world’s...

Back to School

The Summer seemed so brief and school has engulfed our children and their minds once again. Catholic Charities WV (CCWVa) receives a portion of the Diocesan Catholic Sharing Appeal to help prepare youth for their return to school. This year CCWVa was able to purchase 250 backpacks and fill them with supplies to assist the...

Catholic Charities WV Still Helping Super Storm Sandy Victims Two Years Later

WEST VIRGINIA – It has been two years since Hurricane Sandy swept through the East Coast leaving devastating damages in its wake. Together with partners, volunteers and donors, Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) long-term disaster recovery team is still at work helping people whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed by the heavy snowfall from...

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