Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
January 14, 2020 - 1:45 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The fundraising push is on for an annual appeal that serves tens of thousands in need across the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. On Tuesday, Catholic Charities announced the official launch of Appeal 2020 - a fundraising campaign that will run through June. The goal for #Appeal2020 is...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A one day fundraising blitz known as "Hope Day" for Catholic Charities was launched on Friday. Donations raised on that one day will be matched dollar for dollar in the ongoing effort to reach the appeal's $11 million dollar goal. Final Phase of Catholic Charities' Annual...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Tim Wenger
June 26, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In what Catholic Charities hierarchy admits was their toughest campaign ever, the $11 million goal was reached and surpassed with four days to go. Bishop Richard Malone announced Tuesday that $11,007,179 had been raised as of his announcement and more donations were expected...
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Catholic Charities Building on Delaware Ave in Buffalo (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 05, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Catholic Charities has until the end of June to reach its $11 million goal for the 2018 Appeal. The Appeal helps individuals through services including emergency assistance, job training, counseling, and mental health services. Near the end of March, Catholic Charities raised...
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Catholic Charities Building on Delaware Ave in Buffalo (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 27, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Any time Catholic Charities receives a contribution, whether a donation solicited via mail or one received in person, it all goes through M&T Bank's Lockbox Service . "Daily, (M&T Bank) sends back to us a running tab of who has contributed," Sister Mary McCarrick,...
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Sister Mary McCarrick and Bishop Richard Malone inside Catholic Charities (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
March 27, 2018 - 3:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Catholic Charities announced its current fundraising numbers during Appeal Week. As of Tuesday morning, approximately $7,025,901.13 was raised for Catholic Charities this fiscal year. The money will be used to support the 70 programs and services provided by the organization...
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Dave Debo
January 10, 2018 - 1:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Catholic Charities unveiled its 2018 goal Wednesday. The amount is a familiar total. The goal is $11 million. "This ambitious goal, the same as the past two appeals, recognizes the challenges of raising such a significant amount of money while realizing the need for our programs...
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Tom Puckett
July 11, 2017 - 12:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The 2017 Catholic Charities appeal reached its goal by the June 30th deadline, making it by the skin of its teeth. Officials expressed gratitude for the incredible parish, community and corporate support, especially last-minute gifts, which brought the campaign total to $11,069,...
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