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Bridgeton couple’s final effort to remain a family

The blistering cold did not stop a congregation of 35 individuals from gathering in front of Sen. Cory Booker’s office in Camden on Dec. 6. The group — consisting of

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Catholic Charities offers a lifeline for grieving parents

One by one, they filed into the basement of Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Sicklerville. Seated in a large circle, they introduced themselves with the worst details imaginable to any

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Out of the woods, and into a home

Edward Wright sat on the couch of his home in Bridgeton, staring at the wall across from him with a thousand-yard stare on his face. The 56-year-old veteran was not

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Margarita Lugo, ‘Faith-based Advocate’

On Oct. 21, Margarita Lugo of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, was greeted with a round of applause when she was called to the stage at the ballroom of Rowan

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An advocate for justice, justly honored

“Will I get a chance to meet him?” exclaimed a 9-year-old, whose wide eyes were fixed on the entrance of Resorts Casino, as he stood on his toes in attempt

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Catholic Charities combats food insecurity

A truck filled with Catholic Charities staff rumbled down a rural country road with nothing in sight except the lush greenery of ripened crops covering vast fields and the deep

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Connecting with the community through clay

Samrawrit’s hands meticulously folded around a block of clay as she carefully molded the nebulous wet blob into a specific design. The oddly shaped contours drew interest from another teen

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Catholic Charities advocates for sustainable housing

In the early morning hours of July 26, seven buses from every district in New Jersey departed for Washington D.C. to deliver a strong message to Congressional Leaders on Capitol

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Overcoming challenges starts with a home

Dec. 6, 2016 was the day when things began to unravel for Ann Ortiz. “I remember the date well, because I lost my father to cancer two days before that,”

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Refugee honored as ‘Most Courageous Student’

When Cing Lee Kim arrived in the United States, she was 15 years old. She barely spoke English. And she came here as a refugee, after she and her family