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Catholic Charities holds Harley-Davidson raffle

by jmaloni

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Wed, Apr 16th 2014 09:30 am
The Most Rev. Richard Joseph Malone, the 14th bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, sits atop a Harley, which will be raffled off to support Catholic Charities of Buffalo.
The Most Rev. Richard Joseph Malone, the 14th bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, sits atop a Harley, which will be raffled off to support Catholic Charities of Buffalo.

Catholic Charities of Buffalo will give away a generously donated 1999 Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King motorcycle. Only 200 tickets will be sold at $100 each and the drawing will be held at noon May 9 at Catholic Charities Montante Administrative Center, 741 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.

An anonymous donor gave the motorcycle, with an approximate retail value of $8,000, to Catholic Charities. It is a touring bike with two cylinders, four-stroke, 1450 cc, fenders, a Jimmy Buffett Parrot head mural on the tank (two-sided) and other detailing.

All proceeds will benefit the 70 programs and services of Catholic Charities, including education and work readiness, counseling, basic assistance, and programs for older adults.

To order tickets by credit card, call 716-218-1400, ext. 290. Tickets also may be ordered by filling out the form at ccwny.org under "2014 Harley Raffle" on the "News and Events" tab, and returning it to Catholic Charities Harley Raffle, 741 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY, 14209.

Catholic Charities served nearly 138,000 people in need in Western New York in 2013. For 90 years, Catholic Charities has been making a difference for people of every faith and ethnicity in Western New York. Catholic Charities empowers children, families and seniors to achieve meaningful, healthy and productive lives.

In all situations, Catholic Charities delivers support to meet immediate needs, and then assesses clients for other needs to ensure long-term success. It is the most comprehensive human service provider serving Western New York.

For the fifth consecutive year, Catholic Charities has attained the highest-possible rating for sound fiscal management (four stars) from Charity Navigator. Catholic Charities also receives highest ratings for quality of service by the Council of Accreditation.

For more information about Catholic Charities, go to www.ccwny.org or call 716-218-1400. Check out Catholic Charities on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ccbuffalo and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ccbuffalo.

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