Press Releases

CCCSDC Serving Remotely During Corona Virus Crisis

March 19th, 2020

Throughout this Coronavirus crisis we at CCCSDC continue to serve all of our brothers and sisters in need, throughout all of Dutchess County.
For everyone’s safety, until further notice, CCCSDC services can be accessed remotely only.                                       


February 20th, 2020


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Adopt A Family 2019

February 13th, 2020

“Kindness. Easy to do. Easy not to do.
Choose the latter, no one will notice.
Choose the former and lives may change.”
With appreciation and humble hearts, we thank you.
You thoughtful donations and gifts to Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County
Adopt-A-Family program ensured an incredible
145 families, 470 individuals had gifts at Christmas.
May you and yours have

WHAT A NIGHT! 2019 Spirit of Service Awards Dinner

June 13th, 2019


Thank you for making our 2019 Spirit of Service Awards dinner so special! Sponsors, donors, journal participants and guests partnered together for our most successful event yet, supporting our CCCSDC programs right here in Dutchess County!




Congratulations, again to  our  wonderful  honorees,
Fred  Apers, Light  of  Hope  Award;  Sr. Anne Daniel Young, OP, Humanitarian  Award;
Mary L.


May 18th, 2019

Meet the 2019 Spirit of Service Honorees!

March 26th, 2019

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County (CCCSDC) will host its fourth annual Spirit of Service Awards Dinner on Tuesday, June 4, at Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. The event will begin with a Silent Auction and Social Hour at 5:30 PM, followed by dinner at 7:00 PM. The event will honor four Dutchess

CCCSDC Announces Date of 2019 Spirit of Service Award Dinner

February 6th, 2019

2018 Adopt-A-Family Program Warms the Lives of 119 Families

January 23rd, 2019

Dave, one of our wonderful donors said, “If only there was no more poverty.  No families struggling. No need for AAF, Christmas 2019.”
If only…

Because of Dave’s, and your generosity and hard work, CCCSDC 2018 Adopt-A-Family program was able to warm the lives of an incredible 119 Dutchess County families, comprising 409 individuals.
96 donors joined

CCCSDC Announces the Retirement of Executive Director, Mary L. Marshall

September 17th, 2018

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess announces Executive Director Mary McKiernan Marshall will retire effective October 5, 2018. Marshall has served as Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County since 2012 but has been a leading voice over the past twenty-four years of service to the organization. Starting as a volunteer