Catholic Charities’ program serves children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges

Media Contact: Rena Daly

16 Jun 16 12:00 AM CDT

Baltimore – St Vincent’s Villa is sponsoring its first-ever “Karaoke for the Kids” fundraiser on June 27. A good singing voice isn’t required to participate – just a desire to help children who receive important care and services at the Timonium facility.

The event will be held on Monday, June 27, from 6-9 p.m., at Michael’s Café, located at 2119 York Rd. in Timonium. The price is $25 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

“’Karaoke for the Kids’ will be an evening of great fun for a fantastic cause,” said Bill McCarthy, executive director of Catholic Charities of Baltimore. “St. Vincent’s Villa provides amazing care for children with emotional and psychological challenges and also provides important support for their families as they seek to heal and grow.”

About St. Vincent’s Villa

St. Vincent’s Villa offers residential treatment and diagnostic services for children between the ages of 5 and 13 with significant emotional and behavioral challenges. A multi-disciplinary team works together in partnership with families to develop individualized treatment plans that address the therapeutic and emotional needs of each child. Services are provided by psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinicians and residential treatment counselors.

About Catholic Charities of Baltimore

Catholic Charities of Baltimore is Maryland’s largest private provider of human services, offering assistance to children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, immigrants and seniors without regard to religion, race or other circumstances.

Inspired by the Gospel mandates to love, serve and teach, the more than 80 programs of Catholic Charities improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of Marylanders each year. Catholic Charities continues a legacy of charity and compassion that began with the establishment of the Catholic Church in Baltimore in 1792. Catholic Charities was named a 2015 Baltimore Sun Top Workplace, ranked among the top 10 largest employers in the Baltimore region. For more information, please visit

Catholic Charities of Baltimore has experts available to discuss a wide variety of topics, including poverty, homelessness, mental health, intellectual disabilities, immigration and issues related to aging.

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