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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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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