Virtual Camps Keep Kids Connected to Each Other and Vital Mental Health Support

Categories: Clinical Services, Feature
As the pandemic continues to affect the D.C. area, it has taken a particular toll on children in low-income neighborhoods, many of whom struggle with mental health or trauma-related issues. These areas have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19, endangering thousands of families in need. Isolated from their friends at school, and unable to see their …

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Filling Stomachs and Soothing Souls: KitchenWork’s Comforting Contribution to the Fight Against Food Insecurity

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Food Assistance, Other
Honey-glazed chicken, baked ziti, and Salisbury steak are all classic comfort foods. These hearty dishes fill the stomach, soothe the soul, and conjure up feelings of security that distract from the stresses of life. They are also examples of meals included with the hundreds of grocery boxes that Catholic Charities staff provide to families in …

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