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Ten Extraordinary Volunteers Recognized with Caritas! Honors

Each of our more than 3,200 volunteers makes a difference in the work of Catholic Charities and the lives of people in need. These dentists, doctors, lawyers, interpreters, ESOL tutors, tax preparers, mentors, food distributors, and...
by Foster Dennin
April 14, 2023

James Malloy Named Catholic Charities President and CEO

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington has named retired Vice Admiral James Malloy its new president and CEO. John...
by Kate Kennedy
March 28, 2023

With Dedicated Volunteers, Clinic Offers Patient-Centered Care

By Christina DeNovio Catholic Charities’ Volunteer Medical Clinic “doesn’t exist without the ‘V’ for Volunteers,” says Medical Director Dr. Christopher Dunford. Clinic Director Brigid Prosser Located in Northwest D.C., the Volunteer Medical Clinic provides primary health...
by Foster Dennin
March 8, 2023

Southern Maryland Food Bank Fights Childhood Hunger

When children arrive home from school on Fridays, their backpacks are often stuffed with books and papers. For children at...
by Christina DeNovio
March 6, 2023

Retiring CEO Msgr. John Enzler to be Honored at April 1 Gala

More than 1,600 people will gather on April 1 to recognize the work of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of...
by Kate Kennedy
March 6, 2023

Volunteer Helps Lighten the Burden on Those Less Fortunate

By Catherine Lee On an August afternoon last summer, attorney Elizabeth Meers helped to serve more than 100 meals to people in need outside the G Street headquarters of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington....
by Foster Dennin
January 24, 2023

Our Commitment to Diversity: We Value Each Person Equally

No two of our clients are the same. Regardless of their background, belief or circumstance, those who come to us...
by Foster Dennin
January 10, 2023

Knowing That Gifts Will Go Where Needs Are Greatest

By Catherine Lee Anne Kline remembers precisely the moment she met her future husband, Geoff Pohanka. She was at a...
by Foster Dennin
January 3, 2023

A Christmas Message from Father John

I have realized more and more this month that so many of the good things that happen at Catholic Charities...
by Father John Enzler
December 21, 2022

‘The Arms of Catholic Charities Are in A Lot of Places in The Area’

By Catherine Lee Several of Christiana Fabare’s eight children are struggling with serious medical conditions. She has diabetes, and her...
by Foster Dennin
December 13, 2022