Easter Virtual Drive Raising Money to Fight Hunger

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Giving, Other
These changing times have brought new burdens for people across the Washington, D.C., area. Catholic Charities DC is seeing an extraordinary increase in requests for food assistance. These calls for help are coming from the thousands of people we help every year — and the many now facing food insecurity after losing their jobs in …

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As Coronavirus Crisis Continues, Services and Programs Adapt

Categories: Feature
As the Washington, D.C., area begins its third week of stay-at-home practices, Catholic Charities continues to modify its programs to ensure the health of its clients and staff. “Ensuring the safety and health of our staff and community is at the core of every conversation about our next steps and the decisions we make,” says …

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‘Celebrating the sun that shines on us and the Son that saves us’

Categories: Feature, Other
We are thrilled to announce that the solar array on our Gift of Peace property in Northeast Washington is complete and is generating energy! Heeding the Holy Father’s call to care for the Earth, as outlined in the encyclical Laudato Si, the array – the largest in the District — provides a unique opportunity to …

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A Friendship Forged Through Food

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Other
To many, Beverly and Lois seem like any other longtime friends. But for them, the friendship goes much deeper and comes from a place of community fellowship. Their friendship was forged through their weekly visits to the Southern Maryland Food Bank’s Meals & Hope Food Truck. The duo, like so many others in our region, …

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