RSVP TODAY: Community Education for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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The Diocese of Boise and Catholic Charities of Idaho invite you to attend a dinner and community meeting to discuss the capacity building needs of immigrant serving organizations and strategies to coordinate community response efforts for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. During the engagement, Jack Holmgren of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) will provide an overview of efforts to bolster the capacity of immigrant-serving organizations, particularly in the context of what can be done now to prepare for new immigration legislation, so that the immigrant community can easily access accurate and up‐to‐date information. We also hope to seek feedback and discuss opportunities to strengthen and expand the ability of community organizations to provide immigration legal services to the immigrant community.  … Read more »

Catholic Charities of Idaho Announces New Leadership

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Catholic Charities of Idaho Announces New Leadership: Respected Msgr. Andy Schumacher to Serve as Interim Executive Director FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOISE— Catholic Charities of Idaho (CCI) announced a change in the leadership team of the agency. Stephanie Dockweiler is leaving the agency and longtime Diocese of Boise Msgr. Andy Schumacher will step in to lead while a search for a permanent director begins. “In the last twelve months we have undertaken an intensive effort to focus the agency on our core strengths and structure the agency to align better with the most important tasks we do – Providing Help, Creating Hope and Promoting Justice – with efficiency, compassion and empathy for those who are most in need,” said Msgr. Andy Schumacher…. Read more »

Upcoming Nurturing Parenting Program in Swahili at the Boise Family Strengthening Center

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The CCI Boise Family Strengthening Center is offering a fifteen session series for parents and children ages 2-12 on Mondays and Thursdays beginning June 9. Registration is required.   The Nurturing Parenting Program in Swahili June 9 – July 28, 2014 Mondays and Thursdays from 11:30 – 2:00 CCI Boise Family Strengthening Center 4202 W. Emerald Street, Boise, ID   Classes are FREE. Lunch and childcare will be provided for attendees. Space is limited and registration is required. To Register, please contact Yves Ndayishimiye at (208) 350-7491. Download the Nurturing Program in Swahili flyer.  

Creating Hope this Mother’s Day: CCI’s Spring Appeal Underway

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Join CCI this spring and become bearers of hope for struggling families. Consider donating to CCI, and give a gift in honor or memory of a special woman in your life. CCI will mail a Mother’s Day card to your loved one with acknowledgement of your gift. Donate securely online today. DONATE   Many women in Idaho struggle to build lives of hope against incredible odds. Financial and emotional hardships rob these women of the dignity and joy that should be theirs every day. This Mother’s Day provides us with an opportunity to honor the special women in our lives. For many, it is a day of celebration surrounded by loving family and neighbors. But for others, it is just… Read more »

IDAHO GIVES: Pictures of CCI Staff & Volunteers Celebrating the Day

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Catholic Charities of Idaho’s Family Strengthening Centers are celebrating Idaho Gives throughout the state today. Partner with Catholic Charities of Idaho on May 1st during the Idaho Gives Campaign. Idaho Gives! Will You? Idaho Gives is a One Day event where non-profits from all over Idaho join forces to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for worthy causes like Catholic Charities of Idaho. Last year, the Idaho Gives Campaign raised $578,735 through 9,415 donations from 6,192 individuals to 541 nonprofit causes! This is your opportunity to help CCI make a huge difference throughout Idaho. Support from generous donors helps Idaho families secure better financial and emotional futures and build resilience for years to come. CCI relies on donations to sustain programs… Read more »