Creating a Legacy of Impact

Categories: Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Volunteering
Joe Dempsey stood tall in the vast parking lot, signaling to hundreds of cars as they snaked their way to a distribution point for free food and meals. With his son nearby, Joe directed food assistance as it was given out to a community struggling with the economic fallout of the pandemic. To his son, …

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‘I need a miracle every day’

Categories: Feature
By Stephanie Lennon If you are a fan of the band The Grateful Dead, you will recognize that phrase as both the title and the refrain of one of its most well-known tunes. And, although the song itself has nothing to do with religion, it’s catchy and reveals a truth about real life. Catholic Charities …

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Thank You From Catholic Charities

Categories: Feature
Caring for those who are struggling and in need — regardless of their background, belief or circumstance — is what we do every day. And we did it even in fiscal year 2020, a year unlike any other because of the pandemic and economic crisis. Through it all, care, compassion and hope were provided to …

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Continuing a Giving Tradition Despite Obstacles

Categories: Feature, Giving
By Marco Calito As we close the holiday season, we know that traditions could continue despite challenges from COVID-19. One group keeping their traditions alive was the local technology company Obsidian Global, led by CEO Drew Conway. The company and its staff agreed before the holidays that they would continue their tradition of celebrating the …

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As 2020 Ends, a Message from Father John

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As we close out 2020, CEO Msgr. John J. Enzler shares this message: Your love in action can help your neighbors in greatest need. And they’ve never needed you more. Reflecting on these times, Pope Francis wrote recently in The New York Times: “I find it helps to focus on concrete situations: You see faces …

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