Emerging Philanthropists: For Volunteer, St. Maria’s Meals Feels Like Family Dinner

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Giving, Other, Volunteering
Suhail Naber, a government consultant from Rockville, started volunteering with Catholic Charities three years ago when he was looking for a volunteer opportunity to share with co-workers and came across St. Maria’s Meals. After seeing the immediate impact he had on those in need, Naber became a dedicated Catholic Charities volunteer by joining Hope Corps, …

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Emerging Philanthropists: Couple Spends Time Together Volunteering

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Giving, Other, Volunteering
Nick and Stephanie Anderson started volunteering with Catholic Charities in 2016 because, like many young professionals in the D.C. area, they wanted to make a difference in their community. The Andersons met in high school and were married more than three years ago. When they’re not spending time with their Siberian Husky, Princess, the couple …

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Meet the Enzler Society: Caitlin McNamara Chalke

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Giving, Other, Volunteering
This is one in a series of profiles of officers in the Enzler Society, a group of young professionals and emerging philanthropists who support the mission of Catholic Charities through volunteerism and networking. Caitlin McNamara Chalke, co-chair of the Enzler Society Hometown: Bethesda, Md.  Occupation: Director of communications at Connelly School of the Holy Child.  …

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Making a Connection: Young Professionals Share Their Knowledge and Skills in Volunteer Roles

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Giving, Other, Volunteering
Megan Audet and her fiancé, Chris Grassano, are contributing their professional skills and expertise to empower those in need.  Megan and Chris, 26-year-old CPAs originally from Pennsylvania, have served as volunteers with Catholic Charities for more than a year. They are two of the young professionals who make up a new generation of contributors to …

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Young Professionals: Changing the Face of Philanthropy at Catholic Charities

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Other, Volunteering
What springs to mind when you hear the word “philanthropist?” Whatever your definition might be, we at Catholic Charities know that anyone can be a philanthropist. If you can donate $1 or an hour of your time to a cause you’re passionate about, you are a philanthropist. It can be hard for young professionals to …

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