Durham's Archive

  • Severe storms, which delivered excessive rainfall in parts of Wake and Durham Counties in mid-July caused flash floods that forced more than a hundred families out of their homes. In response to the flooding, the American Red Cross opened a shelter for four days at Hillside High School in Durham, to assist families with lodging and […]

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  • Catholic Charities has teamed up with the Durham Bulls and Carolina Mudcats baseball teams this summer for two special fundraising nights. The first event took place on Monday, June 20, with approximately 500 people from throughout the diocese attending the Durham Bulls vs. Charlotte Knights baseball game in Durham. Catholic Charities supporters traveled from places […]

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  • On November 19, the Piedmont office opened at a new location after 15 years of serving clients at Broad Street in downtown Durham. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge blessed the new facility at 3711 University Drive in Durham. “We needed to move because we needed more space and a space that would serve the community in […]

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  • On Tuesday June 24th at the 2014 American Red Cross Triangle Chapter Annual Meeting, Catholic Charities was named “Community Partner of the ​Year.” Red Cross Regional CEO, Barry Porter, presented the award to Gary Skinner, Executive Director of Catholic Charities. Mr. Skinner shared his appreciation for this award, “Catholic Charities is thankful for this recognition […]

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  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh and St. Thomas More Parish are partnering with The Green Chair Project and Triangle Red Cross to provide assistance to victims of the June 30 – July 1 rainfall that caused flooding for some Orange County residents. The agencies are coordinating a furniture donation drive scheduled for Saturday, July […]

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