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Catholic Charities Awards

Catholic Charities Awards

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is seeking nominations for the 2018 Msgr. William M. Griffin Award and Matthew 25 Youth Humanitarian Award. The honors will be presented at the annual Catholic Charities Recognition Dinner, scheduled for May 30, 2018.

The Msgr. William M. Griffin Award award is given to persons demonstrating a significant, long-term commitment (professional or volunteer) to serving the poor, marginalized and most vulnerable within the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. The nomination deadline is March 23, 2018. Please click on the document below for more information and a nomination form.

[Photo right: Bishop Mark and Jean Johnstone with the 2017 Msgr. William M. Griffin Award winners]

 

 

The Matthew 25 Youth Humanitarian Award is given to elementary and high school students for demonstrating exceptional service to their communities, especially service to the poor and needy.  This service must be “above and beyond” required school community service hours.  Award winners will receive a monetary prize and a plaque recognizing their achievements. Nominations must be submitted by March 23, 2018. For more information and a nomination form, please click on the following document.

[Photo right: Bishop Mark and Jean Johnstone with the 2017 Matthew 25 Youth Humanitarian Award winners]

 

Questions may be directed to:
Jean Johnstone
Executive Director of Catholic Charities
Phone – (814) ) 944-9388
E-mail – jjohnstone@dioceseaj.org

 

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