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07/26/2018 Summer 2018 Issue of the Hope Newsletter

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07/26/2018 Kinship Navigator Honored at Governor's Mansion

Mary Pleger, Catholic Charities Kinship Navigator, was honored at a July 24 reception hosted by Trudi Inslee at the governor’s mansion in Olympia. The 13th Annual Voices of Children Contest Award Ceremony recognizes kinship children who have an opportunity to draw or write what it means to live with their caregivers.  Each year they dedicate the published book to someone who has impacted kinship work in Washington State.  Mary was the 
recipient this year, cited as a “key partner in launching supportive services for grandparents and relatives raising children and their families.”

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Mary Pleger receives her award from Senator Curtis King.
07/18/2018 2nd Multi-Family Housing Development Slated for Royal City

Catholic  Charities Housing Services (CCHS) is developing a second phase of multi-family housing for farm workers in Royal City, which will include an early learning center.

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07/18/2018 Grant Aims to Help Lower Area Childhood Obesity and Diabetes Rates

Catholic Charities Housing Services is excited to announce that they are the recipient of a federal grant in partnership with Virginia Mason Memorial (VMM) and Inspire Development Centers (IDC).  The grant is a three-year strategic grant totaling $600,000.  The grant will be used to help reduce childhood obesity rates and diabetes in the long term.

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06/11/2018 29 Ministries Receive Rice Bowl Grants

     Twenty-nine ministries that serve the needy are the recipients of grants from the local share of the Rice Bowl collection.

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