Catholic Charities Newsletter
From the Director’s Desk
Tracy Morrison, Executive Director
First Job Readiness Class for Refugees is Successful
Community Foundations award grants to Catholic Charities
The Women’s Giving Circle, from the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, awarded Catholic Charities a $5,000 grant to support the Jail & Prison Ministry program.
World Refugee Day
United Way partnering with Catholic Charities
United Way of North Central Iowa awarded Catholic Charities a $10,000 grant to support Mental Health Counseling in Mason City. Sr. Rita Cameron, PBVM, (pictured to the right) joined the Catholic Charities’ team as the full-time counselor in Mason City. Sister Rita has her Master’s degree in School Guidance and Counseling from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Northern State University. Sr. Rita has worked in public school settings in South Dakota, Catholic Schools in Mason City and Dubuque, Iowa, and has also worked with college students as a member of the Campus Ministry staff at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.