Baton Rouge—This week, David Aguillard, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge announced the premier of Faith in Action on catholiclife television after a year-long hiatus. Carol Spruell, CCDBR communication coordinator, hosts the ½ hour, interview format and focuses on topics such as poverty reduction, disaster recovery and response, immigration, employment and more. Guest will include local and national nonprofit leaders, religious leaders, government officials, agency representatives and people who have benefitted from the agency’s services.
Caseworkers making house calls to remaining shut-ins
5/1/2009—Baton Rouge, LA—Over the last two weeks, 60 Brandywine residents have sought assistance from Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge (CCDBR). Caseworkers were onsite today making house calls to a handful of elderly and disabled residents.
April 23, 2009--Baton Rouge, LA—Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge is rallying support throughout Baton Rouge to assist with the mass relocation of Brandywine residents.
Last week, Catholic Charities began working closely with East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council Member Donna Collins-Lewis and other community groups and nonprofits to identify resources and sources of funding to help.
To donate to the Catholic Charities Brandywine Compassion Fund, tell us about available housing or offer other resources, call 225-336-8700 or click here to send an email. Checks can be mailed to Catholic Charities, P. O. Box 1668, Baton Rouge, LA 70821.
Brandywine residents seeking assistance should call 225-336-8700 for an appointment with a case manager.
Published: Sep 23, 2008
The Capital Area United Way has given out more than $360,000 in disaster relief assistance to 11 local nonprofit agencies to help support immediate community needs in the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav.