Young Professionals: Changing the Face of Philanthropy at Catholic Charities

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Other, Volunteering
What springs to mind when you hear the word “philanthropist?” Whatever your definition might be, we at Catholic Charities know that anyone can be a philanthropist. If you can donate $1 or an hour of your time to a cause you’re passionate about, you are a philanthropist. It can be hard for young professionals to …

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Jolly Guest of Furnishings and Design Association Makes the Holidays Brighter for Kennedy School Students

Categories: Community Outreach, Disabilities Services, Feature, Volunteering
For over 30 years, members of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) Washington, D.C., chapter have gone above and beyond to make the holidays brighter for individuals in need during the holiday season.  In the late 1980s, members of the IFDA-DC spent the Christmas season decorating Catholic Charities group homes and visiting individuals with developmental …

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Working with Meaning and Purpose, Catholic Charities DC served 143,000 People Last Year

Categories: Clinical Services, Community Outreach, Disabilities Services, Education and Employment, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Homeless Services, Non-Profit, Volunteering
  As we approach the dawn of a new decade, we at Catholic Charities DC want to take a moment to recognize and celebrate some of our accomplishments from 2019. Of course, the impact we’ve had across the region would not have been possible without our amazing community of donors, supporters, and volunteers. The past …

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A Unique Office Holiday Tradition

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Non-Profit, Other, Volunteering
“The best gift one can give oneself is the gift of giving.” This quote graced Obsidian Global’s holiday cards this year. The message reflects not only the personal philosophy of the local technology company’s CEO, Drew Conway, but also the corporate culture he’s built through a unique office holiday tradition. At Obsidian, the kick-off to …

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Christmas at Catholic Charities!

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Giving, Volunteering
Christmas is always a busy time at Catholic Charities, and this year was no exception. Thanks to the generous support of our donors and volunteers, we were able to provide comfort for those in need, focusing on food, housing, and health. This year’s Angel Tree program was another great success, providing toys and other necessary …

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