Catholic Charities Receives Significant Donation from Supporter Edward Klash

Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) received a donation in the amount of $89,080 from donor, Edward Klash, which will be used for CCWVa’s Hospitality House in Wheeling. Edward Klash, a long-time resident of Weirton and dedicated electrician at Weirton Steel Company, has left a remarkable legacy of generosity following his passing. Mr. Klash, an alumnus...

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Walmart Foundation Boosts CCWVa’s SNAP Outreach Program, Aiding Thousands in Need

Catholic Charities West Virginia and their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Outreach Program (SNAP) are grateful to the Walmart Foundation for their generous grant, facilitated via Catholic Charities USA. During the fiscal year 2024, The Walmart Foundation contributed $41,000 to support their local SNAP outreach and enrollment efforts, advancing their mission of aiding West Virginia’s most vulnerable...

Catholic Charities Announces 2024 Charity in Action Award Honorees in Huntington

Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) announced the recipients of its 2024 Charity in Action Award in Huntington: Carol Bailey, Rory Chapman, and Teresa and Jim Jeffrey. “Our Charity in Action Award honors charitable persons and groups for their devotion to the service of others,” stated CCWVa President & CEO, Mark Phillips. “Our honorees have shown...

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Chief Executive Officer Announced

Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) announced Mark Phillips has been named president and chief executive officer, effective May 1. Phillips currently serves as CCWVa’s chief operating officer. Phillips replaces Beth Zarate, who is retiring in May. During her tenure, Zarate completed a number of new initiatives and led CCWVa to make great strides in serving...

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Winter Shelter Opens at Catholic Charities

The temporary winter shelter for adults experiencing homelessness in Wheeling has opened in the grand ballroom of the Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) administrative building. “This space has been used by our community over the past century honoring many special events,” said Beth Zarate, CCWVa President and Chief Executive Officer. “What a privilege it is...

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