Catholic Charities

Unit In Ford Heights Apartment Complex Converted Into Grocery StoreA grocery store has its grand opening today in one of the Chicago area's starkest examples of a food desert.
Daycare Volunteer Charged With Hitting Boy, 5, In FaceCBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with the mother whose child was allegedly struck by the 73-year-old volunteer.
Archbishop Attends New Year's DinnerThe Catholic Charities lunch at Gibsons provided meals to senior citizens, military veterans and youngsters. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Catholic Charities Selling Designer Clothing To Raise Money For Mary's ClosetRacks and racks of designer clothes, shoes and accessories are for sale at low prices this weekend as part of Catholic Charities’ Encore event.
Gibson's Provides Free New Year's Lunch For Hundreds Of Needy PeopleGibson's restaurant welcomed about 450 people for New Year's Day lunch - all of them in the needy population served by Catholic Charities.
Catholic Charities Passes On Donation From Restaurant With Communion BurgerCatholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago says it will not accept a donation from the owner of a Northwest Side restaurant that features a communion wafer on a burger. But the owner tells WBBM that Catholic Charities already did take his money.
Gibsons Steakhouse Treats 500 To Free New Year's LuncheonSome people in Chicago started the New Year with a lavish dinner at a famous Chicago steakhouse, but they weren't ordinary diners. Many are homeless, some battling drug addiction or mental illness.
Gibson's Serves New Year Meal To Shelter FamiliesWomen undergoing drug counseling and their children are among some 250 people being served a three-course meal at a well-known Chicago steak house today.
Lake County Service Agencies Can't Keep Up With Utility Help RequestsAgencies that provide emergency help for utility bills in Lake County are beginning to see a backlog.
Catholic Charities Seeks Stay Of Adoption RulingAttorneys for Catholic Charities are asking an appellate court to stay a ruling that allows Illinois to stop working with the groups on adoptions and foster-care placements.
State Gets Green Light To Cancel Adoption Contracts With Catholic CharitiesA downstate judge says the Illinois Department of Children and Family Service may now begin canceling its adoption and foster care contracts with Catholic Charities.
Catholic Charities To Fight Ruling That Ended State Adoption ContractThe State of Illinois is moving to steer foster families to new agencies, even as Catholic Charities prepares to fight a court ruling allowing the state to end its relationship with the agency.