Donations for Catholic Charities’ Community Services have declined significantly, especially support for its food pantries in Trenton and Burlington. File photo
Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton is in need of both monetary and food support, as donations have decreased in the past few months for its Community Services program.
“We count on the community to partner with us to help their neighbors in need,” said Arnold Valentin, director of Community Services. “So we’re putting out the call: We need help now. Please, do what you can, because your support can make a big difference for hundreds of people who live on the margins in our area.”
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A partnership between two social service agencies is aiding the local community in new ways.
Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton is partnering with fellow nonprofit Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton to donate groceries, cleaning supplies and other household items they receive and cannot sell at their Maple Shade “ReStore” warehouse.
Dawn Teresa Parkot does not mince words when she speaks about the Aid in Dying bill.
“I firmly believe that assisted suicide is homicide and those who assist, regardless of their intentions, are guilty of taking a life just as surely as if they participated in a state-sanctioned execution,” Parkot said, using a computer-based communication system to speak.