Power of Giving: ‘What You Do is So Important’

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Food Assistance, Giving, Mission
A mother struggling to feed her family. A middle-aged man seeking assistance for the first time. A family desperate for rental assistance. An unemployed laborer trying to find work. A returning citizen in need of housing. They are among the faces of the pandemic and economic crisis that have created a need like we’ve never …

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Filling Stomachs and Soothing Souls: KitchenWork’s Comforting Contribution to the Fight Against Food Insecurity

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Food Assistance, Other
Honey-glazed chicken, baked ziti, and Salisbury steak are all classic comfort foods. These hearty dishes fill the stomach, soothe the soul, and conjure up feelings of security that distract from the stresses of life. They are also examples of meals included with the hundreds of grocery boxes that Catholic Charities staff provide to families in …

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In Serving Together, Four Maryland High Schools Contribute to Catholic Charities Programs

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Giving
By Emmanuel Murphy, Catholic Charities Intern Even though studies in classrooms were suspended this spring because of the COVID-19 crisis, four Catholic high schools continued their commitment to serve the community. A recipient of their service efforts was Catholic Charities. Maryland schools — Connelly School of the Holy Child, Our Lady of Good Counsel High …

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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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