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2018 Save The Dates...

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  • Cate’s Adopt-a-Family Program - Donation of Christmas gifts for families in need. This drive begins October 15 and continues through December 17. Flyer
  • 2018 Annual Appeal begins November 19. Please think about Circles of Mercy as one of your “end of year” beneficiaries. Read Letter

If you would like more information about any of these events,
Please call Circles of Mercy at 518-462-0899.

Summer 2017 Newsletter

2018 Gala - 6/5/18

June 5, 2018 - “Schenectady Today, In and Around the Capital Region”

Ann Parillo (right) the host of “Schenectady Today, In and Around the Capital Region” interviews Richard Zazycki (left) Executive Director of Circles of Mercy; about the upcoming Fundraising Gala “A Taste of Mercy” as well as reviewing the many services and programs that Circles provides such as: free income tax preparation, financial stability training, the CA$H Coalition and how Circles of Mercy plays an important leadership role, as well as other services available such as their clothing thrift store “Catherine’s Closet”.  Please click on the web-link below to view the complete interview:

Here is the direct link to the video interview:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptEHe7cNix0
 

2018 Tax Program - 2/13/18

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Ann Parillo (left) the host of “Schenectady Today, In and Around the Capital Region” interviews Richard Zazycki (right) Executive Director of Circles of Mercy; on February 2, 2018; where they discuss Don’t Panic!  Tax help is on the way!  Richard Zazycki, Chair of the Rensselaer County Chapter of the CA$H Coalition, talks about how Free Tax Preparation is provided through the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program.  The community can get their income tax returns prepared for free, access financial stability training and how Circles of Mercy plays an important leadership role.

Please click on the web-link below to view the complete interview: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp1Zym9NV2A

Irish Night Fundraiser


Circles of Mercy a sponsored work of the Sisters of Mercy located in Rensselaer recently conducted its annual Irish Night fundraiser… Congressman Paul Tonko (center) made a special visit and is pictured (left to right) with Richard S. Zazycki, Executive Director, along with Circles’ Board of Trustees; Sister Barbara L. Dudley, RSM (Board Chair),  Sister Jane S. Somerville, RSM, and Sister Patricia A. Houlihan, RSM.  The event was a success raising more than $8,000 for the non-profit outreach organization that provides programs and services to those in need, especially women and children.

Income Tax Filing Season

Circles Of Mercy
During a recent event highlighting the beginning of the Income Tax Filing Season, newly elected Assemblyman John T. McDonald, III, from the 108th Assembly District (right), offers his support to Richard Zazycki, Circles of Mercy’s Director and Chair of the CA$H (Creating Assets $avings and Hope) Coalition, where Circles serves in a leadership role for the CA$H Coalition for both Rensselaer County and the Capital Region.

Irish Night Fundraiser

Irish Night
Circles of Mercy a sponsored work of the Sisters of Mercy located in Rensselaer recently conducted its Irish Night fundraiser… Congressman Paul Tonko (center left) made a special visit and is pictured above with Jack Sweeney (far left), Finance Chair for the Circles’ Board of Trustees, along with Sister Jane S. Somerville, RSM, Albany Administrator for the Sisters of Mercy and Circles’ Trustee; and Richard S. Zazycki (far right) Executive Director for Circles of Mercy. The event was a huge success with more than $12,000 raised for the non-profit outreach organization that provides programs and services to those in need, especially women and children…

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