Refugee Program Manager will participate in GDMLI

Refugee Program Manager will participate in GDMLI

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Announces Community Leadership Program Participants Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement Manager, Elsie Rotich, selected for 2020 class. DES MOINES, Iowa (August 15, 2019) – The fifty individuals selected for inclusion in the Community Leadership Program …

Decker Honored by Iowa Women’s Foundation

Decker Honored by Iowa Women’s Foundation

Decker Honored at 2019 Iowa Women’s Foundation Event Barbara Q. Decker, executive director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Des Moines, is featured in the 2019 Ovation: A Tribute to Iowa Women and Girls. Ovation is Iowa Women’s Foundation …

Catholic Charities Program Director

Catholic Charities Program Director

  For Immediate Release: May 20, 2019 Catholic Charities Hires New Director of Programs Catholic Charities is pleased to announce the employment of Scott Caldwell as the new Program Director at Catholic Charities. Scott graduated with a Bachelor’s …

2019 Flood Relief – How you can help

2019 Flood Relief – How you can help

Press Release – Diocese of Des Moines Bishop seeks prayer and financial assistance for flood victims During this period of historic flooding in Iowa and Nebraska, including wide portions of the Diocese of Des Moines, Bishop Richard Pates …

2019 St. Patrick’s Gala

2019 St. Patrick’s Gala

We had a whole rainbow of fun at our 2019 St. Patrick’s Gala! From bingo, to photo booth, to so much delicious food, there was something for everyone! Many thanks to our Emerald Sponsor, MercyOne, floral sponsor Boesen …

National Food Donation Helps Des Moines

National Food Donation Helps Des Moines

National Food Donation to Catholic Charities Makes Its Way to Des Moines Families in Need Local pantry network makes distribution possible. By Beth Gibbins, Catholic Charities On a cold and snowy February morning, Leslie Van Der Molen and …

Reaccreditation for Catholic Charities

Reaccreditation for Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Achieves National Reaccreditation (Des Moines, IA) Catholic Charities, Diocese of Des Moines has achieved national reaccreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Catholic Charities provides the following services: Professional Counseling, Emergency Family Shelter, Housing …