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Superstar Volunteer Coordinator Joins Catholic Charities

Superstar Volunteer Coordinator Joins Catholic Charities

By Diana Pascual Jason Sullivan-Halpern is not a new face to Catholic Charities of the East Bay. After completing his one-year AmeriCorps fellowship with us, which included over 1,700 hours of service, Jason has joined us as our full-time volunteer coordinator. ...
“Love thy neighbor” – My Calling to Be In Service to Others

“Love thy neighbor” – My Calling to Be In Service to Others

By Buyisile Nzima My name is Buyisile Nzima. I’m a 24-year old female born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. I have spent most of my life in service of others. It is something that my mother taught me, not so much through words, but through deeds. She has a...

Project Joybells: A Magical Gift to Families at Christmas

He who gives a child a treat makes joybells ring on Heaven’s street…” This quote from poet William Blake was part of the inspiration for the annual Christmas Joybells Program, now in its 28th year of operation. Dorothy Walsh Buckley was the person who started Joybells...

In the Service of Others

By Jason Sullivan-Halpern, Volunteer Coordinator Mahatma Gandhi once remarked that “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Those words have always resonated with me. Gandhi’s sentiment has definitely been true for me thus far as I...