Kathy Donahue: “Unsung Heroine”

In addition to all the excitement before and now after the annual Photo Exhibition, we also would like to share some exciting news that was announced this Spring for our leader, Kathy Donahue, Sr. Vice-President for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski recently honored Kathy with the 16th District Unsung Hero Award, acknowledging Kathy’s 32 years of service as a licensed clinical social worker for Catholic Charities. Each year the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues sponsors the “Unsung Heroine” award and chooses one woman from each of the seventeen Cook County Districts “whose contributions have silently, yet notably, made a positive impact in their communities,” according to a recent article in the Lawndale News featuring Kathy’s award.

See this link for the full article: http://www.lawndalenews.com/2017/03/cook-county-commissioner-jeff-tobolski-honors-kathy-donahue-coia-as-the-16th-district-unsung-heroine/

As Senior Vice-President of Program Development, Kathy is well-known and respected as a brilliant business leader in Chicago. She is skilled at helping Catholic Charities continually develop and refine its programs to address the needs of its clients, always with warmth, a positive attitude, patience, creativity and compassion, for those she works with and those that Catholic Charities serves.

Congratulations, Kathy!

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