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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Join us on May 5 to ‘Do More’

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Food Assistance, Fundraising, Giving, Homeless Services, Volunteering
Since this crisis began, we consistently hear one thing from members of the entire Catholic Charities community: “I want to do more.” Our supporters, many of whom have been forced to shelter in their homes, feel helpless knowing how this emergency is endangering the already vulnerable populations we serve. Our staff, many of whom are …

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Easter Virtual Drive Raising Money to Fight Hunger

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Giving, Other
These changing times have brought new burdens for people across the Washington, D.C., area. Catholic Charities DC is seeing an extraordinary increase in requests for food assistance. These calls for help are coming from the thousands of people we help every year — and the many now facing food insecurity after losing their jobs in …

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A Friendship Forged Through Food

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Other
To many, Beverly and Lois seem like any other longtime friends. But for them, the friendship goes much deeper and comes from a place of community fellowship. Their friendship was forged through their weekly visits to the Southern Maryland Food Bank’s Meals & Hope Food Truck. The duo, like so many others in our region, …

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Food is Love

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Food Assistance
They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. At Catholic Charities, this is absolutely true. We know that a warm meal can fill the heart in addition to the stomach. Not only does food nourish our bodies, but it provides a sense of community as we break bread with our families …

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