"You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world."
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg hosted their largest annual fundraiser for its
Thursday, April 19, 2018. All proceeds from the dinner are redistributed to the most vulnerable and at-risk residents of the diocese by granting temporary emergency financial assistance with food, light, water, sewage and all heating sources.
Now at its 20th year, the event has netted more than $1 million dollars to help nearly 9,000 individuals and families in the four counties served by the diocese — Armstrong, Fayette, Indiana and Westmoreland.
The 2018 awards were held at Stratigos Banquet Centre, North Huntingdon.
Bishop Edward C. Malesic presented the awards following the evening's dinner. Msgr. Raymond E. Riffle, managing director of Catholic Charities, served as the master of ceremonies.
Nominations for Salt and Light awards are accepted September 1st through October 31st.
You may contact Heather Rady, director of community relations and special events, at 724-837-1840 for additional information.