Internships Allow Students to Apply Education to Real-Life Experiences While Serving Others

Categories: Feature, Volunteering
Article by Thomas Canary, Summer 2021 Intern Each year, thousands of people volunteer with Catholic Charities, from spending a few hours packaging food with a scout group to taking on multiple legal cases pro bono. But there is one group that serves in yet a different way: interns. This summer, 19 undergrads or recent graduates …

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Community Distributions Bring Fresh, Nutritious Food Where It Is Needed Most

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Giving
Article and Photos by Thomas Canary On a recent summer afternoon, a dozen volunteers braved 100-degree heat to distribute 250 boxes of food, each representing a week’s worth of meals, to those in need in the community surrounding St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Silver Spring. Many in our area struggle to have enough food …

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