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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Congratulations to the Kennedy School Graduates, Class of 2021

Categories: Disabilities Services, Feature
On June 15, friends and family gathered at Catholic University to celebrate the achievements of the graduating class of the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy School. Headed by Principal Dr. Cheryll James, the school educates children and young adults ages 6 to 22 with disabilities. Focusing on academics and utilizing a small classroom and team-based approach, …

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On May 19, Help Catholic Charities “Do More”

Categories: Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Mission
We were proud to announce the capital campaign – “Our Community, Our Commitment, Our Legacy” during Catholic Charities’ annual gala in March. The campaign honors our work helping and empowering those less fortunate with a goal to raise $100 million. We need your help, as we ask all of the Catholic Charities’ community to get …

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