A percentage of author-profits from Dr. Michael O’Donnell’s latest book ‘What a Son Needs From his Dad’ will go to feeding the poor at the Marian House Soup Kitchen, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Marian House is home to the Poverty Reduction Services of Catholic Charities, which provides meals for 600 to 800 people daily.
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, Inc. is the social service arm of the Diocese of Colorado Springs. It was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) human service organization in 1968. It is currently one of 1,640 Catholic Charities USA social service agencies in the United States. Catholic Charities provides social services throughout a 10-county area with most of the services targeted to people living in Colorado Springs and El Paso County. The agency is accredited by the Council on Accreditation and provides services to people of all races, backgrounds and beliefs.
Rev. Dr. Michael O’Donnell is Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Chief Development Officer for Catholic Charities of Central Colorado.
Professor Michael O’Donnell was graduated with a Ph.D. from Kansas State University and is best known for his National Adolescent Wellness Research Project, co-conducted with family strengths scholar, Professor Nick Stinnett, Ph.D–a professor with the University of Alabama. Their research has been the focus of numerous books, radio, TV, and print features, such as USA Today, Better Homes and Gardens, and Ebony-Jet magazines; as well as CNN Evening News, Associated Press, CBS Interactive Business Network, and ABC’s nationally syndicated radio program, “The Best of Our Knowledge”. Professor O’Donnell has an active blog and speaking ministry and lives with his wife, Rachel, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.