Feb.1, 2017 - Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach recently announced its call for nominations for the 2017 Pope Francis Award, Mother Teresa Award, Faith Community Nurse of the Year, and Faith Community Nursing Scholarship.
The Interfaith Health and Wellness Program of Catholic Charities will honor recipients for their compassionate, courageous, and truly merciful work in helping those in need, at its Celebration of Faith-based Nursing Awards Luncheon. Award winners are chosen on the basis of their life-long dedication, leadership, and service to enhance the quality of life in the community.
To nominate a community volunteer or faith community nurse or for more information, call (561) 345-2000 ext. 256. Nominations are due by February 21st by 12 noon.
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The Award Luncheon including silent auction is open to the public and will be held on Friday, April 20th, 2017, at the National Croquet Center located at 700 Florida Mango Road in West Palm Beach. Tickets are $100 and may be purchased by calling 561-345-2006.
About Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach provides 12 social services and ministries throughout 8 locations in the Diocese of Palm Beach. Established in 1984, Catholic Charities responds to the needs of the poor and most vulnerable by providing quality programs that serve children, families, homeless and families. Catholic Charities respects life in all of its stages. In living our faith, Catholic Charities helps and creates hope for people in need, regardless of religion, by delivering social services, collaborating with others in building just and compassionate communities, and empowering individuals through education.
IHW is a program of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach and reaches out to those in need including the homeless, uninsured, elderly, and those in need of healthcare in the community. It provides education for registered nurses to serve the community through their affiliation with churches, temples, and faith communities.