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STORIES OF HOPE
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The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's
self to others.

—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

For over 90 years, Catholic Community Services has lived out our deep commitment to stand in service and solidarity with the people we serve. Stories of Hope are small glimpses into the life tragedies and triumphs of real people. We share these stories in order to inspire and enlighten you to learn more about our work, and to join us in our journey of hope with those we serve.
Mike and .Buddy Mike and Buddy

Have you ever had a pet you loved beyond all reason? You know, the one you would tell your secrets to, the one you trusted to keep those secrets and give you unconditional love and acceptance. . . . (Click here to read more.)
Maria in Her Own Words

Maria, in Her Own Words

I am Maria, born in January 1973 to young parents who felt they could not raise a Down Syndrome child. They named me and placed me in foster care immediately. . . . (Click here to read more.)

The Garcia Family

The Garcia Family

In the fall of 2011, the “Garcia” family approached CHS Skagit Farm Worker Housing assistance with a very serious legal
matter . . . (Click here to read more.)

Mya


Mya

“Mya” fled her home country of Myanmar due to the oppression and violence of the military junta that controlled the country. She waited in limbo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for a year . . . (Click here to read more.) 

Jaden

Jaden

“Jaden” was only 6 years old when he and his foster parents were referred to CCS’ Family Preservation System. He suffered from a traumatic past . . . (Click here to read more.)

Bri

Bri

Bri was the kind of kid that made you wonder if she would survive childhood. At 13, she was very angry and quite young to be using drugs so intensely. Determined . . . (Click here to read more.)

 
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