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Catholic Charities Receives $25,000 Grant from The Raskob Foundation to Support Samaritan Center in Indian River County

Palm Beach, FL — May 2024 — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous $25,000 grant award to support the Samaritan Center, a vital transitional housing program dedicated to assisting homeless families in Indian River County. This grant, provided by The Raskob Foundation will significantly enhance the Center’s capacity to offer comprehensive services to families on their journey towards stability and self-sufficiency.

The Samaritan Center has been a cornerstone of hope and support in Indian River County, offering a safe and nurturing environment for homeless families. The Center provides more than just shelter; it offers an array of supportive services, including case management, mental health services,  life skills training, and access to community resources. 

"We are incredibly grateful to The Raskob Foundation for their generous support. This support comes at a crucial time, as the need for transitional housing and comprehensive support services continues to grow in Indian River County.

About Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach: Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach provides a wide range of social services and programs to individuals and families in need, regardless of their faith. Guided by the values of faith, respect, service and compassion, the organization is dedicated to improving the lives of the most vulnerable.

About The Raskob Foundation: The Raskob Foundation is an independent, private, non-profit, family foundation.  Founded in 1945, the Foundation is proud of its legacy of grant making and philanthropic activity in service to the Catholic Church and institutions and organizations identified with it.  Currently, five generations of family members continue the vision established by its founders, John and Helena Raskob.