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A Message from Bishop Spalding...

Posted 01/14/2019

Catholic Charities of Tennessee Executive Director Pam Russo has accepted a position with The Diocese of Allentown. Ms. Russo will remain with Catholic Charities of Tennessee until mid-March. I am very appreciative of her service with us and pray that she may have great success in her new endeavor. Pam will be greatly missed.Brian L. Cooper, Chief Administrative … read more >>

Volunteer Bread Baker Serves the Hungry at Loaves and Fishes (Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 12/28/2018

As she mixes together the simple ingredients of flour, water, salt and yeast, volunteer bread baker Connie Shreffler marvels at how this sticky pile of dough will soon be transformed into 20 loaves of delicious, fresh-baked bread. "It's a magnificent thing," she said of the baking process. Every week, Shreffler treks to Catholic Charities' Loaves and Fishes … read more >>

Nashville MLS and U.S. Soccer Foundation announce Community Soccer Field in North Nashville (

Posted 10/26/2018

Nashville Major League Soccer (Nashville MLS) has partnered with the U.S. Soccer Foundation and United Way of Metropolitan Nashville to build a small soccer field, also known as a mini-pitch, in the culturally rich community of North Nashville at the McGruder Family Resource Center (2013 25th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208), the club announced on Friday. The project also … read more >>

Charles Strobel, Catholic Charities Honored (WTVF News Channel 5)

Posted 09/29/2018

A celebration was held for an organization that gives so much to Music City.Charles Strobel and Catholic Charities were honored Saturday afternoon. The organization is behind several programs that feed Nashville's hungry.Strobel said it started with something simple."The best we could do was give peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, so that led to a soup kitchen and … read more >>

JOB FILLED: Bookkeeper ~ Payroll Clerk

Posted 09/04/2018

Catholic Charities is seeking candidates for the position of Bookkeeper in its Fiscal Services department. The work location is 2806 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214. This is a full-time position. The work schedule is 37.5 hours a week, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Primary functions include: • Accounts Payable Processing• Bi-Weekly … read more >>

JOB POSTING: Hispanic Services Outreach Case Worker

Posted 08/28/2018

Catholic Charities is seeking candidates for the position of a Hispanic Services Outreach Case Worker for the South Nashville Family Resource Center of Nashville, TN. The office is at the South Nashville Family Resource Center located at 4928 Edmondson Pike, Suite 204. The position is full time, 37.5 hours a week. The core hours of the center are Monday through Friday … read more >>

JOB POSTING: Bilingual HOPE Counselor

Posted 08/27/2018

Catholic Charities is seeking candidates for the position of bilingual HOPE Counselor in Social Services. This is a full-time position based in Davidson County. Regular working hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm with some early evening work required. Field work is needed for client/community visits in the county. Candidate will work primarily with … read more >>

Prayer Warriors ‘Over the Moon’ After Abortion Clinic Closes (Andy Telli, Tennessee Register)

Posted 08/24/2018

For years, Ann Sappenfield has been part of a group of prayer warriors standing outside the Women's Center abortion clinic in Nashville, praying for the end of abortion and offering help to women walking into the clinic. On Saturday, Aug. 11, she received a call from Marilyn Cox, a friend and fellow prayer warrior, who told her the clinic had closed. "She told me the … read more >>

St. Henry Students Practice Service and Solidarity (Ned Andrew Solomon, Tennessee Register)

Posted 08/24/2018

Summer is a time for kids to play and take a respite from hard work. So why was there a waiting list for St. Henry School students to spend a portion of those precious days in a community service program? That program is called Summer, Service and Solidarity, and is the brainchild of St. Henry Youth Director Amy Johnston. In partnership with several non-profits in the … read more >>

Catholic Charities Staffers Help Migrants Released from Detention (Andy Telli, Tennessee Register)

Posted 08/10/2018

Three staffers from Catholic Charities of Tennessee spent a week in Texas helping migrant families recently released from detention centers after crossing the border, helping them find their way to their sponsors to await further court hearings. Catholic Charities Executive Director Pam Russo and staffers Emily DeVito and Louisa Saratora arrived in McAllen, Texas, on … read more >>

Catholic Charities Volunteers Return From Helping Immigrant Families At Border (Alexandra Koehn, WTVF-News Channel 5)

Posted 08/07/2018

A group of local volunteers with Catholic Charities went to a shelter in McAllen, Texas to help immigrants after they were reunited with their families. July 26th was the deadline for immigrant children at detention centers to be reunited with their relatives.Due to the influx of people involved in this process, Catholic Charities in Texas reached out to their … read more >>

IN MY WORDS: Reflections on a Year of Service (Anneke Valk, AmeriCorps VISTA for Refugee Services)

Posted 08/02/2018

Adjusting to a new culture and set of expectations is often difficult for anyone anywhere. Our refugee clients are asked to do just that, though, every day. As our Refugee Services Volunteer Specialist, I connect refugee clients with people in the Nashville community who are driven, in a special way, to want to work with our clients to help them succeed with their … read more >>

Back to School Tips (School Counseling, Catholic Charities of TN)

Posted 08/01/2018

Well, it's happened again, another summer in the books! It's a big shift for parents and students from the easy, laid-back summer routine to the measured routine of school, and sometimes that can cause tears, sleepless nights, outbursts, etc. Most kids feel both excited and nervous at the start of a new school year.Here are a few tips to ease the transition:Listen to your … read more >>

Catholic Charities Staffers Head to Southern Border to Lend Helping Hand (Andy Telli, Tennessee Register; Photos courtesy Catholic Charities of TN)

Posted 07/27/2018

Pam Russo, executive director of Catholic Charities of Tennessee, and two staff members have traveled to the border in Texas to work at a welcome center for migrants who have recently been released from detention. The welcome center, the Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley's Humanitarian Respite Center, is in McAllen, Texas, on the U.S.-Mexico border. About … read more >>

Sewing Training Academy Announces Fall Class Schedule

Posted 07/25/2018

Check out our upcoming classes, including some BRAND NEW offerings! LEVEL I: FOUNDATIONSCourse Description: The Level I Foundations Course is the first step of an STA student's training. Students have an opportunity to explore different kinds of sewing and see what career pathway they want to take. Students begin by learning the basics of sewing on industrial machines. … read more >>

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