Meet the Enzler Society: Caitlin McNamara Chalke

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Giving, Other, Volunteering
This is one in a series of profiles of officers in the Enzler Society, a group of young professionals and emerging philanthropists who support the mission of Catholic Charities through volunteerism and networking. Caitlin McNamara Chalke, co-chair of the Enzler Society Hometown: Bethesda, Md.  Occupation: Director of communications at Connelly School of the Holy Child.  …

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Making a Connection: Young Professionals Share Their Knowledge and Skills in Volunteer Roles

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Giving, Other, Volunteering
Megan Audet and her fiancé, Chris Grassano, are contributing their professional skills and expertise to empower those in need.  Megan and Chris, 26-year-old CPAs originally from Pennsylvania, have served as volunteers with Catholic Charities for more than a year. They are two of the young professionals who make up a new generation of contributors to …

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Young Professionals: Changing the Face of Philanthropy at Catholic Charities

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Other, Volunteering
What springs to mind when you hear the word “philanthropist?” Whatever your definition might be, we at Catholic Charities know that anyone can be a philanthropist. If you can donate $1 or an hour of your time to a cause you’re passionate about, you are a philanthropist. It can be hard for young professionals to …

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Jolly Guest of Furnishings and Design Association Makes the Holidays Brighter for Kennedy School Students

Categories: Community Outreach, Disabilities Services, Feature, Volunteering
For over 30 years, members of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) Washington, D.C., chapter have gone above and beyond to make the holidays brighter for individuals in need during the holiday season.  In the late 1980s, members of the IFDA-DC spent the Christmas season decorating Catholic Charities group homes and visiting individuals with developmental …

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Working with Meaning and Purpose, Catholic Charities DC served 143,000 People Last Year

Categories: Clinical Services, Community Outreach, Disabilities Services, Education and Employment, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Homeless Services, Non-Profit, Volunteering
  As we approach the dawn of a new decade, we at Catholic Charities DC want to take a moment to recognize and celebrate some of our accomplishments from 2019. Of course, the impact we’ve had across the region would not have been possible without our amazing community of donors, supporters, and volunteers. The past …

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