Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month: Learning While Serving Those Who Have Been “Left Behind”

Categories: Disabilities Services, Feature
May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month. While this rare and fatal disease may be unfamiliar to some, it affects tens of thousands of Americans. At Catholic Charities we are proud to be one of a very few organizations to serve this specific community of patients through our St. Jude’s Project. To honor HD Awareness Month, we …

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Capuchin Brother’s Baking Talents Bring Extra Joy to Food Distribution

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Giving, Volunteering
Simple things often give us the greatest comfort. So when Capuchin Franciscan Brother Andrew Corriente considered what to bake for a Catholic Charities DC food distribution, he focused on classic flavors that provide comfort. The result? Chocolate chip, peanut butter and snickerdoodle cookies, which delighted those seeking assistance at a May 19 food distribution at …

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Get Help: A Guide to Catholic Charities Resources

Categories: Feature
We at Catholic Charities DC remain committed to serving those in need.  For help, contact us at GetHelp@cc-dc.org or call 202-772-4300. Do You Need Health Care? Medical During the pandemic, bilingual health care professionals are available to discuss your medical concerns.  Call our hotline at 202-321-2816.  All patients are screened with health-related questions by phone. …

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Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month: The Esquivel Family’s Story

Categories: Clinical Services, Disabilities Services, Feature
May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month. While this rare and fatal disease may be unfamiliar to some, it affects tens of thousands of Americans. At Catholic Charities we are proud to be one of a very few organizations to serve this specific community of patients through our St. Jude’s Project. To honor HD Awareness Month, we …

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St. Jude’s Project: A Compassionate Approach to Caring for an Underserved Population

Categories: Clinical Services, Feature
May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month. While this rare and fatal disease may be unfamiliar to some, it affects tens of thousands of Americans. At Catholic Charities we are proud to be one of a very few organizations to serve this specific community of patients through our St. Jude’s Project. To honor HD Awareness Month, …

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