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Warming Hearts and Hands in Wheeling

Winters in Wheeling can be brutal. The cold weather puts many of our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness at increased risk of illn ess and even addiction relapse. Unfortunately, social distancing requirements related to the pandemic mean that the Neighborhood Center on 18th Street is not large enough to accommodate a warming center along with...

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Raising Awareness about Poverty

January is Poverty Awareness Month, a month-long initiative to raise awareness and call attention to the growth of poverty in our country. Across the state, Catholic Charities West Virginia staff and volunteers meet people and families daily who are impacted by poverty. Since poverty looks different from one person to another, it can be challenging...

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Helping to Meet Basic Needs

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that offers nutrition assistance to individuals and families who qualify as low-income. Formerly known as food stamps, the program has a goal of helping people access nutritious food while helping them stretch their budget. Catholic Charities West...

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Beginning Flood Recovery in Cameron

On June 20, many Cameron, West Virginia residents’ lives were changed as heavy rainfall caused flash flooding in the Marshall County town. Volunteers in the surrounding area immediately began assisting families whose homes were damaged. “As soon as we heard on the news about a flash flood in Cameron, our team stepped up,” said Diana...

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