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Making a Difference in the Lives of Homeless Families

Organizations throughout our community make a difference every day in the lives of the homeless families of the Catherine McAuley Center. From schools and parishes to civic associations and scout troops, the people of our community coordinate donation drives on behalf of our families to ensure they have the provisions they need to transition from homelessness to independence, dignity, and hope.
The members of the Grand Chapter of Pennsylvania Order of the Eastern Star support the work of many charitable organizations. This year’s special project is OES Harmony Express, an initiative designed for children who need extra love and support. Members of five local OES Chapters assembled children’s play kits filled with an array of different games and activities. They delivered 18 of these special activity sets, along with stuffed animals, books, and puzzles, to the Catherine McAuley Center in Scranton.
The Telecom Pioneers collected non-perishable food items, paper products, and cleaning supplies on behalf of the families of the Catherine McAuley Center as part of their Make a Difference initiative.
Announcements
Double the Impact of Your Gift to the Catherine McAuley Center! 

In honor of Giving Tuesday 2019, a worldwide celebration of charitable giving, AllOne Charities of Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania will match every online donation made to the Catherine McAuley Center up to $1,000.00.

To double the impact of your gift, click on this link from Thursday, November 28th through Wednesday, December 4 at 4:00 pm:

 

or type this address into your browser: 

https://allonefoundations.org/match-day-live
 
We are All One when we give on Giving Tuesday.
Thank you to AllOne Charities for their generous support.
Wish List: Santa's Helpers
The Catherine McAuley Center’s Adopt-A-Family Program matches local individuals families, schools, and organizations with needy families and their children during the Christmas season. The host family/organization will be provided with a Wish List, which will include suggested gift ideas for the adopted family. The host family/organization will purchase gifts for the family, wrap and tag all presents, and deliver them to our office. 

Thanks to the efforts of generous donors and volunteers, the Adopt-A-Family Program has helped deliver love and joy to thousands of families during the Christmas season.

If you would like to be a part of the Adopt-A-Family Program, please contact Eileen or Brooke at the Catherine McAuley Center in Scranton at 570-342-1342, or Barbara at the Catherine McAuley House in Plymouth at 570-779-2801.
Call for Gift Cards
No time to shop? You can still make a difference in the life of a homeless family! 

The Catherine McAuley Center welcomes donations of gift cards to these stores:
Boscov’s
CVS
Gerrity’s
Giant
JC Penney
Marshall’s
Price Chopper
Rite Aid
Target
Walgreen’s
Walmart
Weis Markets
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Every gift to the Catherine McAuley Center makes a difference in the life of someone who is homeless, here in our own community.
Click here to make a life-changing gift today:

Thank you for your generous support!
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