Maria, whose name has been changed for privacy reasons, arrived at Catholic Charities’ Kathy Paulsen Hope House over the winter.
Starting a new school year should be a time filled with promise, confidence, and excitement.
In the early days of the pandemic, factories furloughed staff, restaurants closed their doors, hotels sat empty, and nobody traveled.
Maria, 40, lived in Mexico until last year. She came to the United States with her husband, teenage son, and five-year-old daughter.
Children who participate in Head Start programs benefit in countless ways.
COVID-19 has impacted nearly every aspect of the operations of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet.
When Ann’s husband passed away, she felt lonely and decided to find a volunteer opportunity to help stay busy.
Brighten a life this Christmas! This is a special opportunity to sponsor an individual or family through the Gift of Christmas Program at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet.
Everyone has felt the stress of the global pandemic.
Wonnina, a hardworking mother with three young children, reflects on her journey.
This is a year like no other.
Helping Children from Low-Income Households for 30 years!
Evelyn Mytyk (left), and Diane Meader Schenk (right), receive Volunteer of the Year awards from Courtney Suchor, Director of the Daybreak Center homeless shelter.