83.33 Society Member Lives Her Faith by Serving the Community Through Catholic Charities

Categories: Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Legal Network, Volunteering
Many young professionals want to help address the D.C. area’s complex social issues, but they often don’t know where to start or whether they even can afford to make a difference at this point in their lives. So, it is hugely impactful when they hear that, for just $83.33 a month, they can provide one …

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Volunteers Honored for Their Exceptional Commitment to Service

Categories: Feature, Volunteering
Eight individual volunteers and an Advisory Neighborhood Commission have been honored in the annual Caritas! Volunteer Recognition program, which recognizes exceptional volunteers whose contributions embody the mission of Catholic Charities. The honorees were announced at a virtual ceremony hosted by the Volunteer Engagement Office on April 20 during National Volunteer Week. “We deeply appreciate the …

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Financial Mentor Helps Clients Make an Investment in Their Futures

Categories: Feature, Volunteering
“It’s a real sense of accompaniment.” That’s how David Burkey, CPA, describes his experience volunteering with the Financial Stability Network. A co-worker encouraged the 28-year-old audit manager at KPMG to join the network in 2016, shortly after the program’s launch. He soon became a financial mentor, helping people gain control of their finances by setting …

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Creating a Legacy of Impact

Categories: Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Volunteering
Joe Dempsey stood tall in the vast parking lot, signaling to hundreds of cars as they snaked their way to a distribution point for free food and meals. With his son nearby, Joe directed food assistance as it was given out to a community struggling with the economic fallout of the pandemic. To his son, …

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