Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • Catholic Charities is excited to announce that Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama has appointed Ms. Lisa Perkins to the position of Executive Director. Ms. Perkins had been serving as the Interim Executive Director of Catholic Charities since June of 2017. “I am excited to assume the role of Executive Director and I am humbled by the […]

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  • On Tuesday, October 3rd, Catholic Charities partnered with UNC Wilmington (UNCW) to provide free health screenings to the public. Eight UNCW senior nursing students, supervised by their professor Melissa Reedy, traveled to the Harrelson Center for the event. At the event, individuals were able to have their blood pressure and glucose levels checked. Following the […]

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  • Over the past year, Catholic Charities has helped over 750 families recover from Hurricane Matthew, impacting the lives of 2,100 individuals.  Patricia and her family were recently assisted by the Catholic Charities office in Wilmington after Hurricane Matthew destroyed her home in Fair Bluff, North Carolina. Her family lost everything to the storm: furniture, appliances, […]

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  • Hurricane Matthew forced thousands of North Carolina residents to put their lives on hold to rebuild what had been lost. A year later, many families still struggle to find safe and stable housing. Sadly, we recently saw devastating storms also impact the areas of Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean. The Catholic Charities Disaster Services Program […]

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  • I have been an intern at Catholic Charities since 2016.  I am currently a student at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania working towards a Master’s degree in Social Work.  I received my Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Mount Olive and obtained an Associate’s degree in Broadcasting from Lenoir Community College.  As a member […]

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