The Joseph Fund BetterWorldians Radio Podcast June 2017 - If you want to make a difference, start at home. That’s how The Joseph Fund got its start, thirty years ago, when Msgr. Bob McDermott decided to serve his community in new ways. On this episode of BetterWorldians Radio, we’ll speak with Executive Director Jim Catrambone about the incredible work being done at The Joseph Fund today, from housing, to youth ministry, to working with the homeless.
Jim Catrambone Went Back To Camden With A Purpose Dec. 2016 - Jim Catrambone went to school in Camden until his junior year when the school he was attending closed. Now, decades later, the Haddon Township resident feels he is completing some unfinished business in the city where he now works as executive director of The Joseph Fund, a nonprofit organization that supports community efforts to give people a hand up, not a handout.
The Joseph Fund Announces James Wujcik as New Board Member Apr 2016 - The Joseph Fund, a Camden-based nonprofit organization, recently announced the addition of James K. Wujcik of Cinnaminson to its Board of Trustees. As a board member, Wujcik will help to guide the work of The Joseph Fund, a fundraising entity dedicated to supporting the missions of six Camden organizations that provide educational opportunities, permanent housing solutions for lower-income individuals and solutions to end homelessness for those willing to receive a hand up.
Moorestown's Ed Hutchinson Named Board President of The Joseph Fund Dec. 2015 - The Joseph Fund, a Camden-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Ministries of St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral, has named Ed Hutchinson as Board President. He succeeds Bob Kennedy, who will continue to serve on the Board of Trustees.
A Main Street Makeover Dec. 2015 - A little more than 10,000 Camden residents are foreign-born, according to 2013 census figures, about two-thirds of whom come from Mexico or the Dominican Republic. Many come to East Camden, due in large part to St. Joseph Pro-Cathedral Parish, an anchor for the city's immigrant community. In the late 1990s, Federal Street began bouncing back.
The Joseph Fund Receives $135,000 Grant Sept 2015 - The Joseph Fund, a Camden-based 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Ministries of St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral of Camden, has received a $135,000 general operating support grant from the Harry R. Halloran Charitable Trust.
Camden youth group's weekend at Pine Hill Scout Reservation a Rare Opportunity Aug. 2015 - Camden is about 15 miles from Pine Hill. But for a crew of nearly 40 city teenagers deep in the woods on Saturday, it may as well have been on a different planet. Swapping busy streets for nature walks and grilled eats, Lifting Up Camden's Youth (LUCY) Outreach partnered with the Boy Scouts of America Garden State Council to offer a weekend packed with life lessons for youth between the ages of 12 and 19.
The Joseph Fund Takes Part In World Meeting of Families Paint Day June 2015 - Paint Day is part of the World Meeting of Families collaborative with the Philadelphia Mural Arts program. 8 schools will part take in painting the mural and one of those programs is right over the bridge in Camden, New Jersey. “Its certainly something that we privileged and happy to be apart of,” Jim Catrambone said, executive director of The Joseph Fund in Camden, New Jersey.
The Joseph Fund Names Jim Catrambone Executive Director May 2015 - The Joseph Fund, a Camden-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Ministries of St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral, has announced Jim Catrambone as Executive Director.
Camden's visionary 'Father Bob' is retiring Oct. 2014 - Msgr. Robert McDermott grew up on the 2900 block of Carman Street in the thriving East Camden of the 1940s and '50s, when family, faith, and community were a seamless whole. So when "Father Bob" returned to East Camden as pastor of St. Joseph's Pro-Cathedral Parish in 1985, he brought along the lessons he learned on Carman Street, where people kept tabs on each other's kids and nearby Dudley Grange Park was for athletes, not drug dealers.
The Joseph Fund Announces New Board Members Apr 2014 - The Joseph Fund, a Camden-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Ministries of St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral, recently announced the addition of Susan Barrett of Haddon Township and Edward F. Borden, Jr. of Haddonfield to its Board of Trustees.
Jon Bon Jovi keeps his commitment to Camden Dec. 2013 - “Today we prove once again that we are committed to Camden,” Bon Jovi said on the day he toured the shelter, called Joseph’s House. “Today we have an opportunity to see what was, just a year ago, a vision.”
Bon Jovi visits the future home of Joseph's House of Camden Nov. 2013 - Even newly re-elected Camden Mayor Dana Redd found it hard to contain herself in the presence of legendary rocker Jon Bon Jovi. “As a representative of the class of 1986, I’m trying to maintain my composure because I’m also a big fan,” Redd said.
Joseph Fund Serves More Than 2,500 Camden Residents Annually Apr. 2013 - With more than 100 active local volunteers and thousands more from around the country, a $9 million annual budget, and 85 full-time employees, The Joseph Fund supports six Camden-based programs that serve more than 2,500 clients each year from its campus at 29th and Federal Streets in East Camden.