Our Stories

These are people in your community being helped by programs and services we provide.

Employee Spotlight: Bonnie Todd

A passion for helping others to enjoy a happy healthy life is what brought Bonnie Todd to Catholic Community Services (CCS). Prior to joining CCS, Bonnie worked for Albertina Kerr as an assistant program manager for eight years. She began working as a Direct Support...

Dia De Los Muertos at The BSB

Written by: Em Caza de Olivia Dia de los Muertos, “Day of the Dead,” is a Mexican festival that goes back to the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica. It is celebrated every year on November 1st and 2nd across Mexico, though other days, such as October 31st through...

CCS Solar Array Goes Live!

CCS Solar Array Goes Live!

With the help of a grant from the PGE Renewable Development Fund and Green Future℠ customers, CCS now has a full solar array on the roof of our Bishop Steiner Building on Portland Road. “Our new solar array went live on May 31, and we are very excited that a clean...

Employee Summer BBQ

Employee Summer BBQ

You and your family are invited to the annual All-Staff Summer BBQ and Potluck! The BBQ will take place on Friday, July 28, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at River Road Park, located at 3045 River Road N, Keizer. We will also be hosting our annual salad competition. Please...

Bridging Communications with Supervisors

Bridging Communications with Supervisors

Chief Human Resources Officer Amy Rose Fish and her team hosted an event for all CCS supervisors to come and test their leadership skills through the Bridging Communication game. Each supervisor was placed on a team and given a task to build a bridge that could hold...

Staff spotlight: Brock Roper

Staff spotlight: Brock Roper

Brock came to ISN in September 2022, after 11 years with Garten Services as a Program Specialist. He became proficient in crafts, country drives, and some of that required paperwork of which we’re all so fond. His favorite part of the job has always been the people –...

85th Year Anniversary Mass

This year marks 85 years of service for Catholic Community Services of the Mid-Willamette Valley and Central Coast. Recently, we celebrated our 85th anniversary with a special Mass at St. Edward Catholic Church in Keizer. Thank you to Bishop Kenneth Steiner, Fr. Gary...

CCS Providing Testimony for Senate Bill 1074

CCS Providing Testimony for Senate Bill 1074

CCS will be providing testimony for Senate Bill 1074 this Wednesday.  Together with the Community Business and Education Leaders and other FHI partners, we hope to create sustainable funding for the critical work of Community Health Workers. Learn more:  March 2023 -...