An ambassador for Catholic education and a staunch supporter of the annual Catholic Charities Appeal fundraising drive will be honored for her work during the 20th annual Catholic education dinner in January.
This year’s GALA 22:6 dinner, to be held Jan. 23 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, will honor Niagara Falls resident Sister Mary McCarrick for her work with Catholic education and social justice initiatives as well as her dynamic leadership at the helm of yearly Catholic Charities Appeals.
Proceeds from the dinner will be used to fund needs-based tuition assistance for students attending Catholic elementary schools throughout the eight counties of Western New York. The 2019 dinner raised $184,500 and the event has raised $5.8 million since throughout its history.
In addition to Sister McCarrick, the