OSWEGO, NY – The Emergency Services Program at Catholic Charities of Oswego County recently received some much needed support from NRG Energy.
Representatives of NRGÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Charitable Giving Committee presented the agency with a food donation and a check in support of the agencyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s annual holiday food basket distribution as well as an assortment of gifts for Catholic CharitiesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ LetÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Give For A Kid program.Ã‚Â Each year, thanks in part to generous donations from caring and concerned businesses, organizations and individuals, the Emergency Services Program at Catholic Charities of Oswego County distributes hundreds of Christmas food baskets and gifts to families in need.
NRG Plant Manager, Bob Marko, was happy to be able to support such a worthwhile program.Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re pleased to help those in need locally through the work of Catholic Charities of Oswego County. The safety net it provides helps strengthen families and bring hope for a brighter future,Ã¢â‚¬Â he said.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We truly appreciate the generosity of NRG and their employees,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Helen Hoefer, Director of the Emergency Services Program at Catholic Charities of Oswego County.Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“We received requests from more families than ever this year.Ã‚Â The thoughtfulness of businesses such as NRG is greatly appreciated as it allows us to continue our mission of helping families in need.Ã¢â‚¬Â
For more information on Catholic CharitiesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Emergency Services programs you may contact Helen Hoefer at 598-3980.Ã‚Â Catholic Charities of Oswego County serves all people in need regardless of their religious affiliation. Primary funding sources for Catholic Charities of Oswego County programs are the United Way of Greater Oswego County, the Diocesan Hope Appeal, the County of Oswego and private donations by individuals and local companies and organizations.