Catholic Charities will hold its 7th Annual Window of Hope Award Ceremony

Catholic Charities will hold its 7th Annual Window of Hope Award Ceremony_6321235606359920331

Catholic Charities of Herkimer County will be holding its 7th Annual Window of Hope Presentation on Thursday, September 20, 2012.

Not only will the ceremony will honor various residents whosupport the organization’s efforts, but it’s also a way to fundraise.

Executive Director Terry Leonard says they are heavilyfunded by federal, state and county grant contracts that are tied to specificprograms.

“It gives us discretionary dollars to use for emergencyassistance and for things that are not covered by the contracts. We are gettinginto the heating season people are getting municipal shut off notices, fuel oildeliveries. These are the things we can help through emergency assistance,”said Leonard.

Mr. Leonard says Catholic Charities provides programs forthe youth, domestic violence victims and the poor.This year’s recipients will be:

Ms. Claudine Grande and “Operation Sunshine” Christmas Giving Program

The ceremony will take place at the Knight’s Inn in Little Falls from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tickets for the luncheon are $20 and can be purchased by calling the office at 894-9917.

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