Virtual Food Drive Raises Money This Lent to Feed the Hungry

Categories: Feature, Giving, Mission
As we mark the beginning of Lent, we reflect on the blessings we have and are encouraged to focus on almsgiving, including serving the poor and contributing to charity. At Catholic Charities, our mission to serve those less fortunate is a year-round commitment. But during the liturgical season, we open our eyes more to those …

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Financial Mentor Helps Clients Make an Investment in Their Futures

Categories: Feature, Volunteering
“It’s a real sense of accompaniment.” That’s how David Burkey, CPA, describes his experience volunteering with the Financial Stability Network. A co-worker encouraged the 28-year-old audit manager at KPMG to join the network in 2016, shortly after the program’s launch. He soon became a financial mentor, helping people gain control of their finances by setting …

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New Principal Looks Forward to Reuniting Kennedy School Community

Categories: Disabilities Services, Education and Employment, Feature
Catholic Charities is proud to announce that Cheryll James, Ph.D., a dedicated educator, has been promoted to the role of principal of the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Institute. James brings to the position more than 20 years of diverse experience as a teacher, administrator and official with the Maryland State Department of Education. She decided …

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83.33 Society Welcomes Father Mark Ivany as Chaplain

Categories: Emerging Philanthropists, Giving, Mission
A friend to many Catholic young professionals in the D.C. area, Father Mark Ivany was excited to learn about the 83.33 Society, a group of fellow emerging philanthropists who work together for benefit of Catholic Charities. “I’ve been a donor to Catholic Charities for the past several years,” said Father Mark, director of priest vocations …

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Caring for the Soul by Caring for the Mind

Categories: Clinical Services, Feature
Catholic Charities’ Behavioral Health Services supports and empowers vulnerable adults struggling with mental illness, guiding them on their road to self-sufficiency. Conditions like substance abuse and bipolar disorder may not be obvious to some, but they present significant and unique barriers to success. If left untreated or unsupported, persistent mental health challenges can prevent people …

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