A Unique Office Holiday Tradition

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Non-Profit, Other, Volunteering
“The best gift one can give oneself is the gift of giving.” This quote graced Obsidian Global’s holiday cards this year. The message reflects not only the personal philosophy of the local technology company’s CEO, Drew Conway, but also the corporate culture he’s built through a unique office holiday tradition. At Obsidian, the kick-off to …

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Christmas at Catholic Charities!

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Giving, Volunteering
Christmas is always a busy time at Catholic Charities, and this year was no exception. Thanks to the generous support of our donors and volunteers, we were able to provide comfort for those in need, focusing on food, housing, and health. This year’s Angel Tree program was another great success, providing toys and other necessary …

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‘Village of Women’ Serves as Compassionate Community for Mothers in Need

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Giving, Volunteering
One of Catholic Charities DC’s strengths and what differentiates us from other charitable organizations is that we provide services to help those in need in almost every stage of their lives. It is this strength that attracts a diverse community of donors and supporters to Catholic Charities because they know they can contribute to specific …

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What Inspires You to Pay it Forward?

Categories: Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Volunteering
As I reflect on the past several months and prepare for the holiday season, I’m mindful of the many times that I have felt the warmth of kindness or the “high-five effect” of accomplishment through collaboration. My awareness of the needs in our community is heightened, and my desire to work together with others who …

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Beth Veihmeyer: Giving Back as a Calling

Categories: Feature, Homeless Services, Volunteering
As the season of giving quickly approaches, Catholic Charities DC is so fortunate to be supported by an incredible community of people dedicated to helping those in need. Throughout the month, we will feature some of our amazing volunteers and donors in this space as a way to give thanks for giving back. Theodor Geisel, …

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