Witnessing an Awakening: COMPASS Staff Reflect on the Program

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature
COMPASS, a neighborhood-based program in Wards 7 and 8 of the District of Columbia, provides intensive case-management services to individuals and families who set life goals for themselves. Here is a look at the program and its importance to the community from four perspectives. In their own words, a staff member, an intern and two …

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COMPASS Helps Man Navigate the Path to Finding a Home

Categories: Feature
More than anything, Deon Brown wanted a place to call home. The lifelong D.C. resident lost transitional housing after a kidney transplant and the inability to work put him behind on the rent. He fell on hard times. But having a home was central to his commitment to his daughter. So, when Sister Mary Louise …

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In Memory of Mary Anne Clancy, Former Board Chair

Categories: Feature, Giving
The Catholic Charities community is saddened by the loss of a dear friend, Mary Anne Clancy. She is being remembered as a stalwart supporter of Catholic Charities, having served as chair of the Board of Directors and the 1993 gala, and as a member of the advisory board of the SHARE Food Network. Most recently, …

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