In 2014, Ken received a wakeup call. He found himself in jail in Flagstaff, facing serious time for assault charges. Getting connected to Catholic Charities changed his life.
Catholic Charities staff in Flagstaff, Ariz. collected and distributed gifts to clients in the Housing Services program, thanks to the generosity of donors and community partners. Individuals and families received gift cards, new shoes, toys, scarves, stockings, hygiene items and other goodies.
Dave grew up in a small town where he never felt like he fit in. After school, he left in search of a place to belong. He could never have imagined what the next 15 years would bring, or the devastation and eventual hope that would come.
Corrin Johns has always been an advocate for the community, having been born and raised in Flagstaff. For the past five years, Corrin has worked as a PATH Outreach Specialist with Catholic Charities.
For a long time, fostering had been a goal for Faith and her husband. Even though they weren’t officially licensed until late 2020, taking care of family was always a constant in their lives.
A mother of two recently secured rental assistance through the Frances Cares Grant, which assists those who have past-due rent balances resulting from COVID-19. When her case manager informed her she would be receiving rental assistance, she cried tears of joy and felt a huge weight lifted off her shoulders.
Working alongside Catholic Charities staff are dedicated interns helping to do the most good. Nick and Bre, NAU students interning with the PATH (Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness) program, found satisfaction and joy in helping the community’s most vulnerable.
Jessica, a Flagstaff foster mom, knows that having the support of a loving family can completely transform a child’s life. She saw a need that she could fulfill by providing a nurturing home to foster children in her community.
Celo and Barry’s admiration of Catholic Charities comes from its ability to work effectively with other nonprofits. There’s no competition, just collaborative relationships focused on doing the most good.
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