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Detroit-Area Catholic Charities Agency Honors Sister Donna Markham, OP, for CCUSA Leadership

September 18, 2023, Troy, Michigan – Sister Donna Markham, OP, Ph.D., recently retired as President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) and was one of three recipients of Time, Talent, and Treasure Awards presented during the annual gala of Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan. More than 400 people attended the September 7, 2023, event at Petruzello’s Banquet Center in Troy.

Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan is one of a nationwide network of Catholic Charities agencies under CCUSA that serve people who are poor and vulnerable in areas such as housing, food and nutrition, domestic disaster relief, and immigration. Monsignor Chuck Kosanke, Chair of the Board of Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan, bestowed the Leonard R. Jagels Award on Sister Donna. The award is named for the former director of Catholic Social Services.  

“Catholic Charities has grown, the services have grown, and your support and your commitment to people who are really suffering is apparent to the entire network of Catholic charities across the United States,” Sister Donna said, accepting the award.

Read more about Sister Donna’s Award and the work of Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan in this article by Gabriella Patti, published in The Detroit Catholic.

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Avatar  Dusty 8 months agoReply

It’s so good to read about all these honors. You have done outstanding work. I hear you may be coming to New York City inNo November.. Please. Let me know. It would be great to get together.
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