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New Donation Brings ‘Pizza for a Smile’ to Catholic Charities’ Clients

One thousand pizzas donated by local restaurants in collaboration with the nonprofit People of Hope will be given out to participants in Catholic Charities’ social service programs in the coming months, it was announced this week....
by Kate Kennedy
May 22, 2024

Cultivating Community at the Southern Maryland Food Bank’s Garden

The Seeds of Hope Community Garden at the Southern Maryland Food Bank got a makeover this spring with new fencing...
by Foster Dennin
May 16, 2024

Recognizing 14 Incredible Volunteers with Caritas! Honors

Volunteers are the heart of Catholic Charities, providing essential support, expertise and talents as the agency serves those facing challenging circumstances. In fiscal year 2023, 3,640 volunteers contributed more than 75,000 hours of service, demonstrating their...
by Foster Dennin
April 10, 2024

Meals & Hope Food Truck to Hit the Road in Southern Maryland

The Meals & Hope Food Truck, the mobile food assistance program of the Southern Maryland Food Bank, will add additional...
by Foster Dennin
March 12, 2024

Welcoming Newly Arrived Migrants with Empathy and Respect 

When threatening phone calls started targeting his wife and daughter in September 2022, Leonardo and his family decided to leave...
by Catherine Lee
February 20, 2024

83.33 Society, a Philanthropic ‘Farm Team,’ Marks Fifth Anniversary  

What began as an idea to show young professionals the impact of philanthropy has grown into an established giving society of more than 140 families and individuals and a total contribution of more than $542,900. The...
by Catholic Charities Development Team
February 17, 2024

Using Her Passion and Expertise to Create Awareness of Domestic Abuse

A longtime advocate for the most vulnerable members of society, Laura Yeomans started working about 10 years ago with Msgr....
by Catherine Lee
February 16, 2024

Bank Training Program Makes Dreams of a Career Come True

A training course at Catholic Charities opens doors to promising career opportunities in finance and customer service. Established in 2018,...
by Foster Dennin
January 19, 2024

Pro Bono Program Has Grown to Better Serve Clients and Attorneys

Every Tuesday, Tim Mulligan, a pro bono attorney for Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington, receives an email that details legal...
by Catherine Lee
October 21, 2023

A New Look but the Same Comforting Care

We are delighted to share the news that Catholic Charities DC has a new website. After months of planning, a...
by Kate Kennedy
October 3, 2023