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Recent Press Releases

November 7 - Catholic Charities Spanish Catholic Center Gala to honor Rev. Mario Dorsonville, longtime advocate and leader

October 2 -
  Local Catholic parish to host film screening and forum on helping unaccompanied minors from Central America now in our region

October 3 - DC Medicaid delays include mental health and support for those with developmental disabilities; costs more than $25,000 daily for Catholic Charities to maintain services to vulnerable

July 25 - Two-day 'Pop Up' Dental Clinic to provide free care to 800 adults

March 20 - Catholic Charities reaccredited by Council on Accreditation, affirming highest quality of services being delivered to DC and Maryland families

February 13 - Amid glamour of National Mall, a new benefit party for Catholic Charities' Spanish Catholic Center

January 18 - Jean-Marie and Raul Fernanez to chair 2013 Gala

December 27 - Father John named a 2012 Washingtonian of the Year

December 6 - Catholic Charities' Southern Maryland Food Bank receives $5,000 from Food Lion just in time for the holidays

November 16 - Thanksgiving at the SHARE Food Network: 11,000 turkeys to local families in four days

May 6 - John Carroll Society To Honor Head of Pro Bono Legal Network at Catholic Charities

May 2 - Catholic Charities announces Msgr. John Enzler as next president and CEO

March 29 - Birthing and Care to join Catholic Charities as Sanctuaries for Life Program

March 18 - Food drive aims to collect 100,000 pounds of food for hungry area neighbors

February 15 - Ed Orzechowski to retire after more than 20 years as Catholic Charities President

February 8 - Catholic Charities applauds Federal Trade Commission's landmark case to protect immigrants from consumer "notario" fraud


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