Job Training

From Judy K. Orr, Executive Director: We are very grateful for the presence of everyone who joined us at our Festival of Hope 2024. We are left with our hearts full of gratitude and love. We were very happy to share the achievements of some of our graduates in our job training programs and to […]

May 14, 2024

Job Training

From Judy K. Orr, Executive Director: I am excited to invite you to our annual fundraiser, Festival of Hope, a fun and joyous celebration of the accomplishments of our neighbors who allow us to walk alongside them towards a brighter future. Our Latino/Cuban-inspired breakfast event will take place at the Catholic Pastoral Center Tuesday, April […]

Mar 15, 2024

Hunger ReliefVolunteers

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and whether you generously volunteered your time or made a donation, we are truly thankful for your invaluable contributions. During the last two weeks at the Catholic Pastoral Center, we gave out 150 Thanksgiving boxes, which included whole turkeys, to ensure that families could enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. We were very blessed […]

Dec 07, 2023

New Americans

Advocating for our most vulnerable neighbors is important work. Catholic Charities was awarded a $15,000 grant to build a pilot program involving community outreach and education designed to increase understanding of our foreign-born neighbors and to build community. Kaleidoscope is the name we’ve given our program, which will culminate next spring with a family-friendly multicultural […]

Sep 14, 2023

Board interns get a great opportunity to learn more about the agency, and their one-year terms often lead to a full regular board position. Here is a quick look at our new faces. [Kyle Eason, Mark Jansen, Meg Mahon, Jeanne Marchetti, Chichi Molokwu, Justin McElroy AND YLC interns Kristin Byrne, Connor Flaherty, John Klare, Jeremey […]

Sep 13, 2023

New Americans

Our Youth Programs are designed to support and empower newly arrived refugee, asylee, and migrant youth in achieving their educational and employment goals. Youth: 9-17 years Youth Adult: 15-24 years Did you know that our refugee neighbors who have a mentor have better mental and emotional health?  Help us make Nashville’s future brighter! Requirements: Must […]

Sep 11, 2023

Hunger Relief

This initiative, which began August 28 and is scheduled to wrap up on December 9.  is led by United Way of Greater Nashville, The Family Collective, and Safe Haven Family Shelter, in partnership with more than 25 community organizations. Nashville’s rapid growth has made finding housing harder than ever, and more than 400 families registered […]

Aug 24, 2023

Hunger Relief

We will never get tired of saying THANK YOU to our friends at the Nashville Diaper Connection, who this morning made a huge donation of 3,800 diapers for our neighbors in need. On the photo are Neyra Arguello, our basic needs case manager, and Doug Adair, president of the Nashville Diaper Connection. It is splendid […]

Aug 24, 2023

Disaster Recovery

As proud members of Nashville Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, Catholic Charities plays a key role in disaster preparedness in the area. We were excited to be a site for August’s month city-wide drill that will ensure that for future needs, volunteers can be mobilized in a central location before deployment where they are most […]

Aug 24, 2023

Emotional Support

We are excited to have this wonderful magazine to share with donors, visitors, and other constituents.  The various stories and focus on less visible programs very much helps us tell the story of our work. Everyone on the diocese’s mailing list should have gotten a copy in the mail. Check it out here

Aug 24, 2023

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