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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 black-tie charity event in 1998 when he walked up and asked her to dance. Successful, well-established...
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

Greeting Weary Travelers with Compassion

By Sister Sharlet Ann Wagner, CSC Sister Sharlet Ann Wagner, CSC, Executive Director of the Newcomer Network On April 12, Catholic Charities received an urgent phone call. A bus of migrants had been sent from Texas...
by Foster Dennin
December 13, 2022

Community Comes Together in A Housing Emergency

Imagine overcoming obstacles to find a place to call home only to lose that home in a fire. That was...
by Foster Dennin
December 12, 2022

Turkey Donations A Blessing for Those in Need of a Thanksgiving Meal

Gratitude, community and turkeys. These are three pillars that make Thanksgiving special, and they came together as Catholic Charities hosted...
by Christina DeNovio
November 24, 2022

SHARE Your Time by Volunteering with a Food Program

By Christina DeNovio With the holidays approaching, now might be the time you consider reaching out to communities in need...
by Foster Dennin
November 3, 2022

Be The Reason A Child Wakes up to A Gift on Christmas Morning

By Christina DeNovio Gift-giving is a staple of the holiday season. Every year, parents look forward to seeing the joy...
by Foster Dennin
October 31, 2022