And now the moment we’ve all been waiting for!Somali refugees (smaller)

We get the details on the awesome new partnership between Catholic Community Services of Utah (CCS) and the LDS Church, including official missionary calls to serve at CCS locations!

 

 

Our all-star lineup

Marcie Valdez, Director of Northern Utah Catholic Community Services

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Janice and Virl Brown, LDS missionary couple called to serve at CCS

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Janet Healy, CCS Director of Community and Volunteer Relations

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Rebecca Van Maren, Volunteer Coordinator for Catholic Community Services in Northern Utah

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Photos from our interview topics:

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Volunteering at CCS Northern Utah
Refugee women
Refugee women
Burmese refugee mother
Burmese refugee mother
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Baby layette kit for new mothers
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Nepali Refugee Family in Salt Lake City
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Nepali Refugees in Salt Lake City
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Nepali refugees in Salt Lake City
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Utah Mentors with Nepali Refugee Family in Salt Lake City
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Stocking shelves at CCS Northern Utah
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St. Martha’s Room at CCS Northern Utah
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Nepali Refugee Girl in Salt Lake City

food desert:

noun

  1. an area in which it is difficult to buy affordable or good-quality fresh food.
    “many poor people live in food deserts—where they have plenty of food but none of it healthy”

Check out these links to additional info:

http://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/catholic-community-services-honors-mormon-apostle-humanitarian-work

http://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/catholic-bishop-mormon-institute

www.ccsnorthernutah.org

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