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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Inspirational Volunteers Honored with Caritas! Awards

Categories: Feature, Volunteering
Two extraordinary volunteers have been honored with special awards as part of Catholic Charities’ Caritas! recognition program. Kathleen McGuan, a volunteer with Immigration Legal Services, is the recipient of the Father John O’Connor Award, and Joe Weiss, a Dorothy Day Place volunteer, was presented with the Msgr. Geno Baroni Award. The annual Caritas! awards honor …

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Spanish Catholic Center Volunteer Recognized by CCUSA

Categories: Feature, Volunteering
Ines Campusano is a longtime volunteer at the Spanish Catholic Center, part of Catholic Charities DC’s family of programs. She has been named a finalist for Catholic Charities USA’s Volunteer of the Year Award. The award winner will be announced April 24 at the conclusion of National Volunteer Week. CCUSA 2020 Volunteer of the Year …

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