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Fight for Flint Together We Can Do So Much

Fight for Flint Together We Can Do So Much

April 11, 2017

When the water crisis broke in 2016 making international news, Flint was once again struck by another devastating blow in the decline of a once thriving city. In the words of Father Dwight Ezop, Editor of Faith Magazine, ‘When an earthquake destroys a major city, we rally. We don’t blame those caught in the rubble, we help them.  We don’t pull our investment, we rebuild. We don’t judge, we pray. Over the past 30 years…

Catholic Charities Open House at Our New Office in Owosso

Catholic Charities Open House at Our New Office in…

April 10, 2017

Catholic Charities Of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties had an open house for our new office in Owosso at 1480 N. M-52 Owosso MI, 48867. The open house was on March 31, 2017 at 3:00 - 6:00 pm. Providing Help...Creating Hope.

Catholic Charities Celebrates St Patricks Day 2017

Catholic Charities Celebrates St Patricks Day 2017…

April 10, 2017

The St. Patricks Day festivities kicked off in spectacular fashion with our annual St. Patricks Day Boxed Lunch fundraiser completely selling out! (top tip for next year, get your pre-order in early!) We were able to sell all 2300 lunches and would like to extend a big Irish ‘Go raibh maith agat’ (thanks) to everyone who participated!In true Irish fashion, the traditional Irish mass started at 12:02 p.m. (because the Irish are notorio…

The Flint Water Crises: A Citizen’s Perspective

The Flint Water Crises: A Citizen’s Perspective

March 31, 2017

Claire McClinton and Dr. Laura Sullivan, community activists engaged in the Flint Water Crisis presented a citizen’s view at our March 24 meeting. Sullivan is part of the Coalition for Clean Water, serves on the Flint Mayor’s Water Advisory Committee, and is part of the Citizen’s Science Group, an independent water testing coalition. Repint Article and Photo from Rotary Club of Flint, Michigan Both women were involved in water…

Catholic Charities on the front lines helping Flint residents through water crisis

Catholic Charities on the front lines helping Flin…

March 22, 2017

During the Flint Water Recovery Efforts, Catholic Charities is providing help to those in need through its Center for Hope Community Closet and North End Soup Kitchens. Families and individuals in need are able to take home bottled water, as supplies allow.If you are interested in helping with the Flint Water Crisis, please visit our Fundraising link: GoFundMe-Water Recovery for Flint page to find out more inform…

Fight for Flint uses boxing to provide relief amid ongoing water crisis

Fight for Flint uses boxing to provide relief amid…

September 26, 2016

FLINT, MI – The year was 1964, on Jan. 28, to be exact. Back in those days, the weigh-ins happened on the same day of the fight. So after a couple of fights dropped off his six-bout card, a commissioner approached colorful promoter Don Elbaum about adding another match so the show could continue.So Elbaum decided to step in to fight a guy making his pro debut at light heavyweight. The guy was Joe Byrd.Byrd, now legendary for his career…

First at Four Focus: The Fight for Flint

First at Four Focus: The Fight for Flint

September 26, 2016

Fight For Flint on ABC 12 News - Sheila Shegos, Director of Development for Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties, Don Elbaum, boxing promoter and Roy Foreman, RoRo Productions appeared on ABC 12 News to talk about the Fight For Flint professional boxing event this Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 6:30.REPOST FROM ABC12 NEWS //   // © 2016 ABC12. All rights reserved. ABC12 and the ABC12 Logo are registered tr…

Catholic Diocese of Lansing Participates in Fight For Flint

Catholic Diocese of Lansing Participates in Fight …

September 25, 2016

Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties, in cooperation with the Flint and Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau, professional match maker Don Elbaum announce the October 1, 2016 pro boxing event “Fight for Flint” to be held at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center.Fight for Flint will bring added awareness and support to individuals and families served through Catholic Charities’ three community-based Soup K…

Fight For Flint Weigh-In at White Horse Tavern

Fight For Flint Weigh-In at White Horse Tavern

September 23, 2016

Fight For Flint will be having the weigh-in for the boxers at the White Horse Tavern and will have the pre-party there.Click Here for more information on the Catholic Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties.Note: Part of the proceeds to benefit the Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties to help the community.Weigh-In: Friday, September 30, 2016 at 1:00 pmAfter Fight Party: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:45 pm White …

Catholic Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties

Catholic Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Countie…

September 20, 2016

75th Anniversary Celebration - Catholic Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties - Anniversary Celebration September 29 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Holy Redeemer Family Life Center, 227 E. Bristol RoadBurton, MI 48529 United States75th Invite RSVP To The 75th! To RSVP, fill out form above and send to one of the following contacts below! E-mail: sshegos@ccsgc.org Fax: 810-232-9110Click Here for more information.  

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