Deb & Ken MacDonald at Annual Gala

Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler Counties is pleased to announce their Annual Fundraising Dinners raised over $39,000 through silent and live auctions as well as ticket sales and sponsorships.

Catholic Charities’ 6th Annual Gala was held on May 6 at the Elmira Country Club. Their 4th Annual Soiree was held on June 9 at Watkins Glen International.

Carl Siglin & Dawn Adams at Annual Soiree

These funds will support Catholic Charities’ efforts to end poverty, increase self-sufficiency and help individuals and families grow and prosper in Chemung and Schuyler Counties.

The success of both events is attributed to the following community-minded individuals & businesses – Chemung County Gala: Jan van de Blink, The Hilliard Corporation; Nina Dudek, Eaton Corporation; Kirk Vieselmeyer, Elmira Structures, Inc.; Kurt Bartenstein and Janis Witchey, Empower Federal Credit Union; Mr. James Flaws & Ms. Maria Weber; Thomas Gough, Gough Holding Corporation; Steve and Karen Hale, Hale Contracting; Mark Herrick, Swift Glass; Vulcraft of NY; Chris Malcolm, Wegmans Food Markets; Bethany Blanchard, Thomas Curren, Elmira Little Theatre, John Spillett and Friends; Chef Scott and staff at the Elmira Country Club; Schuyler County Soiree: Bruce Boughton, Chemung Canal Trust Company; Kathy Dubel, Justice & Peace; An Artist’s Depiction, The Unusual Suspects; Curt Connelly, Deanna Deneen, Heather O’Grady-Evans, Stillman’s Greenhouse, Watkins Glen International/Americrown Catering.

We are thankful for Catholic Charities’ Staff, Board of Directors and the Schuyler Advisory Board. Thank you all for your support.

If you would like to make a gift toward our fundraising goals, please click here.