$7,500 Pictotte Foundation Grant Supports St. Catherine’s Kinship & Foster Care Programs

ALBANY, N.Y. – Recently, St. Catherine’s Center for Children was awarded a $7,500 grant – by The John D. Picotte Family Foundation – to support the agency’s Kinship & Foster Care Outreach and Wrap Around – Support Initiative. This grant is given to organizations that improve the quality of life in the Capital Region, with emphasis on health, education, the arts and housing.

These funds will enable the Kinship Care and Foster Care programs to continue providing wrap-around services which include the supply of food, school supplies, clothing and other essentials needed to support the program’s children and families. In addition, this grant funds St. Catherine’s direct outreach in the community, including continued recruitment and training of foster families, identifying and supporting kinship families and promoting available services.

The Post-Star: Arrow Financial Supports St. Catherine’s and Other Non-Profits

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Arrow Family of Companies announced $100,000 in donations to 10 local non-profit organizations that support mental health needs. As part of the Arrow Family’s fourth-annual Thankful Campaign, 10 organizations have each received $10,000 to support the mental health needs of individuals and families in financial need. The donations will help fund a variety of initiatives, including transportation to support services, free support services for domestic violence survivors, basic needs for unhoused or housing-insecure populations and funding to cover the cost of mental health services.

The Evangelist: St. Catherine’s awarded $17.5K Troy Savings Bank Foundation Grant

ALBANY, N.Y. – In advance of the global movement, “Giving Tuesday,” which occurs the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, the Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation held a ceremony to present St. Catherine’s Center for Children with a check for $17,500. This funding, which provides operating support to organizations delivering vital community services, allows St. Catherine’s to continue its Pathways to Health community outreach program.