Stories tagged: catholic charities
UPDATED: Fri., May 29, 2020
After space constraints forced it to turn people away from its family warming center, Catholic Charities opened a larger, temporary homeless shelter at Gonzaga Prep on Friday.
Fri., May 22, 2020
Catholic Charities files preliminary application to build affordable-housing complex in northeast Spokane
Catholic Charities is moving forward with plans to build affordable-housing in northeast Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., April 27, 2020
Linda Sullivan has worked in child care for decades but when St. Anne’s Child & Family Center opened in 2004, Sullivan truly found her home.
UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2020
Anticipating its revenue will fall precipitously, Catholic Charities of Eastern Washington has laid off dozens of employees.
Thu., March 12, 2020
Cancer Can’t seeks volunteer drivers: They can be the difference between life and death for patients
Every day, there are cancer patients in the Spokane area who need a ride to doctor appointments, radiation treatment or chemotherapy sessions. Cancer Can’t, one of the local organizations dedicated …
Sun., March 8, 2020
One day before they planned to pack the Orleans Arena, several dozen Gonzaga fans were stuffing backpacks for refugees. They also toured a shelter for the homeless and the kitchen …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020
Homeless and low-income pet owners can now seek veterinary care for their animals downtown at the Veterinary Clinic at Donna Hanson Haven.
Sun., Jan. 19, 2020
As both candidate and mayor, Nadine Woodward has signaled that “a hand up, not a hand out,” will be her guiding philosophy. But how Woodward will translate that slogan into …
Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
With the addition of a warming center for families coming online last week, the city’s comprehensive plan to expand shelter capacity through the winter is now complete.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
The City Council approved on a proposed purchase and sale agreement for Gonzaga Family Haven, a new affordable housing project spearheaded by Catholic Charities.
Sat., Nov. 30, 2019
The Spokane City Council will vote on a proposed purchase and sale agreement with Gonzaga Family Haven, a project spearheaded by Catholic Charities that looks to develop 72 units of …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ Day One Families Fund will donate $5 million to Catholic Charities of Eastern Washington to help fund its latest housing project for homeless families, it announced …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
Winter will be here soon. It doesn’t matter how hot the rhetoric is when it’s snowing outside and you have nowhere to call home.
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
Catholic Charities announced this week it has hired a four-person security team trained by Spokane police to increase safety around its properties.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
The City Council approved a letter of intent on Monday that is the first step in transferring city-owned land for the development of an affordable housing project spearheaded by Catholic …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
The city of Spokane will consider selling five parcels of city-owned property to facilitate the development of 96 units of affordable housing under a partnership between Gonzaga University, Catholic Charities …
Sat., July 27, 2019
For U.S. charities affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, the past year has tested the resilience of their fundraisers and the loyalty of their donors in unprecedented fashion
Sun., July 14, 2019
While Spokane County bans camping on public land, Valley leaders fear legal issues if they attempt the same
Camping on public land is now illegal in both the City of Spokane and Spokane County, but Spokane Valley leaders worry they won’t be able to enforce a camping law …
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019
In a few weeks, Spokane will lose 100 shelter beds for women, children and families because the two shelters that serve those populations lost some of their funding.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
Spokane Valley City Council denied a proposal to change city code by St. John Vianney Church that would have allowed Catholic Charities to build affordable senior housing.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019
A panel of social service providers and policy makers disagreed on the causes of homelessness and its solution Thursday.
UPDATED: Sun., June 2, 2019
Neighbors worried about traffic and views oppose a plan by St. John Vianney Church to develop multifamily housing on a site it purchased in 2009 at the northwest corner of …
Sun., April 21, 2019
Shawn Vestal: Catholic Charities takes heat for its low-barrier housing, but closer examination of Starbucks ‘patrons’ tells different story
Most days, a group of people gathers inside and out at the Starbucks coffee shop at Second and Division – one block from the gateway to the city off Interstate …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019
The building 9 E. First Ave. marks the eighth such development by Catholic Charities to help homeless people.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
For the past three decades, Lynn Everson has greeted society’s outcasts with a cookie, a clean needle and a welcome ear.
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
As a former model and long-time owner of downtown Spokane’s The Makeup Studio, Julie Farley knows a thing or two about putting your best face forward. But it’s not just …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
Catholic Charities, which runs the city’s largest homeless shelter and has built hundreds of permanent homes for chronically homeless people, has started construction on a four-story, 51-unit building on the …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
Christmas is approaching, but the first day of the Christmas Bureau is approaching even faster. The doors of the bureau will swing open at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Spokane …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
Normally, volunteers fill the Christmas Bureau schedule months in advance, but the calendar is proving to be a bit of a challenge this year and volunteers are still needed for …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
The Spokesman-Review’s Christmas Fund, which has raised over $16 million, begins its annual effort to raise money for toys and books for children
Holiday traditions are an important part of the season and The Spokesman-Review, Catholic Charities and the Volunteers of America are once again teaming up for their holiday tradition, offering food …