Catholic Charities receives grant from Columbia Management and Ameriprise Financial
BOSTON - December 2, 2013 - Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston today announced that they received a $15,000 grant from Columbia Management and Ameriprise Financial for the English Transcultural Center (ETC) at Catholic Charities South.
"Catholic Charities is excited and grateful to be recognized by Columbia Management and Ameriprise Financial through this grant," said Deborah Kincade Rambo, LICSW, President of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston. "Their dedication to the communities in which they work will have a lasting impact on many people's lives."
The English Transcultural Center provides classes in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), GED preparation, and Success Connections. Catholic Charities South’s ETC exists to meet the English language, educational, employment, and social service needs of immigrants.
Social services are available to all students and their families including:
- Employment Counseling
- Housing needs, health care, and mortgage/rental assistance
- Basic Need Services including emergency food and utility assistance
About Catholic Charities
For more than 100 years, Catholic Charities has continued its mission of building a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people. The agency provides nearly 90 programs and services throughout Eastern Massachusetts. Our services respond to the needs of the poor and working poor, provide supportive services to children and families, and assist refugees and immigrants as they become active participants in their communities. Last year, Catholic Charities served over 200,000 people in need of all faiths. To discover more of our work, visit www.ccab.org.