People's United Community Foundation Funding to Help Job Readiness Program for Puerto Rican Refugees

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August 08, 2018
Norwich, CT – Karen Galbo, VP, Executive Director of People’s United Community Foundation, and members of People’s United Bank presented Edward Tessman, Executive Director, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich, with a check for a grant to help Hurricane Maria refugees living in Eastern CT. with a Job Readiness Program. This program will help those who relocated to Eastern Connect with the skills needed to prepare for successful job searches, creation of resumes and preparation for job interviews.

Catholic Charities has had a presence in the area since 1921, making it one of the oldest social service agencies in the region and has a strong commitment to assist those most in need, as well as supporting, strengthening and empowering them to attain the highest level of self-sufficiency through education and enrichment.

Catholic Charities will continue to advocate on behalf of people who are poor and marginalized, of all faiths, as our agency continues to provide them with service, compassion and care.

For more information please contact Family & Community Services Senior Manager, Tracy Martone at: 860-889-8346, ext. 285 or by email to: tracymartone@ccfsn.org.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich Inc. is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization registered in Connecticut.
   
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