Thursday, February 23, 2012
Catholic Charities Celebrates New Brockton Site
BROCKTON--Catholic Charities South will celebrates its relocation with a special ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, March 1, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. which will be highlighted by a visit from Most Reverend John A. Dooher, South Region Bishop of Boston's Archdiocese.
The event is open to the public and attendees are asked to help restock Catholic Charities' food pantry shelves by bringing a bag of non-perishable groceries or a grocery store gift card to donate to the pantry.
Participants are asked to RSVP by contacting Nicki Meade Draves at 508-587-0815 x 264 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ceremony will be held at Catholic Charities' new location at 169 Court St., Brockton.
Also in attendance will be members of the Metro South Chamber of Commerce, Deborah Kincade Rambo, President of Catholic Charities, Brockton Mayor Linda M. Balzotti, and the Catholic Charities South Advisory Board and Staff.
Catholic Charities South, one of the largest social service providers in the state, offers nearly 100 programs and services to the poor and the working poor throughout Eastern Massachusetts.
The goal at Catholic Charities is to help people become self-sufficient, provided with the very basics of life – food, fuel and shelter.
Posted by About Brockton Post at 7:27 AM