Nov
20
Tue
Thanksgiving Dinner @ Pepco Edison Place Gallery
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Catholic Charities will host its annual Community Thanksgiving for homeless clients and those in need in the Washington-area. For the fourth year, this festive, full-service dinner will take place in the beautiful Pepco Edison Place Gallery, a space generously donated by Pepco.

More than 200 attendees will enjoy an elegant holiday feast consisting of turkey and all the traditional trimmings prepared by Catholic Charities Enterprises and served by volunteers from Pepco. Guests will also receive winter coats and toiletry kits furnished by Pepco, as well as gift cards to purchase other daily necessities.

This annual celebration will mark the conclusion of Catholic Charities DC’s week-long recognition of the World Day of the Poor, and the start of the holiday giving season. In the true spirit of Thanksgiving, this dinner fosters a sense of community and reminds attendees, volunteers, and staff of the traditions that unite us as Washingtonians.

Dec
7
Fri
Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fair @ Charles County Fair
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Begin you holiday season at the Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fair!

This family-friendly event features handmade works by local artists and crafters, live Christmas music, food, activities for children, fireworks, and more.

Join us

Friday, December 7th 4pm-8pm
Saturday, December 8th 9am-8pm
Sunday, December 9th  10am-3pm

Price of admission

$1 Per Person or One (1) non-perishable food item to benefit The Southern Maryland Food Bank
For an up-to-date list of exhibitors and vendors, visit us online: Charles County Fair
For vendor registration information please contact us at:
(301) 643- 9158 or lslathrop@comcast.net

Dec
8
Sat
Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fair @ Charles County Fair
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Begin you holiday season at the Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fair!

This family-friendly event features handmade works by local artists and crafters, live Christmas music, food, activities for children, fireworks, and more.

Join us

Friday, December 7th 4pm-8pm
Saturday, December 8th 9am-8pm
Sunday, December 9th  10am-3pm

Price of admission

$1 Per Person or One (1) non-perishable food item to benefit The Southern Maryland Food Bank
For an up-to-date list of exhibitors and vendors, visit us online: Charles County Fair
For vendor registration information please contact us at:
(301) 643- 9158 or lslathrop@comcast.net

Dec
9
Sun
Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fair @ Charles County Fair
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Begin you holiday season at the Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fair!

This family-friendly event features handmade works by local artists and crafters, live Christmas music, food, activities for children, fireworks, and more.

Join us

Friday, December 7th 4pm-8pm
Saturday, December 8th 9am-8pm
Sunday, December 9th  10am-3pm

Price of admission

$1 Per Person or One (1) non-perishable food item to benefit The Southern Maryland Food Bank
For an up-to-date list of exhibitors and vendors, visit us online: Charles County Fair
For vendor registration information please contact us at:
(301) 643- 9158 or lslathrop@comcast.net

Jan
17
Thu
The Coats of Many Colors Drive (Donation Day) @ St. John Vianney Church
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Each winter, Catholic Charities collects and distributes over 1,000 winter coats to people in need of a little extra warmth. This is made possible by generous donations from local parishes, schools, community groups, and individuals. Hundreds of these coats are given away at the Coat Closet. Join Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of the Washington in their sixth annual Coats of Many Colors Coat Drive to do just that.

Jan
18
Fri
The Coats of Many Colors Drive (Donation Day) @ St. Patrick’s Church
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Each winter, Catholic Charities collects and distributes over 1,000 winter coats to people in need of a little extra warmth. This is made possible by generous donations from local parishes, schools, community groups, and individuals. Hundreds of these coats are given away at the Coat Closet. Join Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of the Washington in their sixth annual Coats of Many Colors Coat Drive to do just that.

Jan
19
Sat
The Coats of Many Colors Drive (Donation Day) @ St. Francis Xavier Church
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Each winter, Catholic Charities collects and distributes over 1,000 winter coats to people in need of a little extra warmth. This is made possible by generous donations from local parishes, schools, community groups, and individuals. Hundreds of these coats are given away at the Coat Closet. Join Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of the Washington in their sixth annual Coats of Many Colors Coat Drive to do just that.

Need A Coat? @ St. Francis Xavier Church
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Each winter, Catholic Charities collects and distributes over 1,000 winter coats to people in need of a little extra warmth. This is made possible by generous donations from local parishes, schools, community groups, and individuals. Hundreds of these coats are given away at the Coat Closet. Join Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of the Washington in their sixth annual Coats of Many Colors Coat Drive to do just that.

 

Jan
21
Mon
Welcome Home Reentry Program 2019 Winter Symposium @ Catholic Charities Center
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. day of service, Catholic Charities DC today announced that it will host the first Catholic Charities Welcome Home Reentry Program 2019 Winter Symposium. The experiential event will help current and prospective volunteers to mentor and empathize with citizens re-entering the community after incarceration. Participants will learn about the barriers and risks to successful reentry so they gain a deeper understanding of those they mentor and provide tangible support to those rebuilding their lives after incarceration.

To better understand a returning citizen’s experience, participants will take part in a series of immersive activities including:

  • Simulation EXperience of the first 30-days after release completing the key re-entry tasks: obtaining clothing, food and a government issued ID; securing housing and employment; reuniting with family; establishing a support network; keeping court mandated appointments; and maintaining hope
  • Call to Action by people who have experienced and supported re-entry
  • Packing Welcome Home Kits with practical items that make a big difference: hygiene items, underwear and outerwear, snacks, a metro card, and a personal note of encouragement to the recipient
  • Volunteer Orientation for prospective Welcome Home Mentors

For more information or to attend please contact Karen McNeal at karen.mcneal@cc-dc.org.

Mar
9
Sat
The Westmoreland Festival Chorus and Great Noise Ensemble @ Franciscan Monastery
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm

On March 9th and 10th The Westmoreland Festival Chorus and Great Noise Ensemble are presenting a pair of concerts all about the lessons we can take from the Passion Narrative. Join us at the Franciscan Monastery on 1400 Quincy st NE Washington DC. For this wonderful show!!