Young Professionals: Changing the Face of Philanthropy at Catholic Charities

Categories: Community Outreach, Emerging Philanthropists, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Other, Volunteering
What springs to mind when you hear the word “philanthropist?” Whatever your definition might be, we at Catholic Charities know that anyone can be a philanthropist. If you can donate $1 or an hour of your time to a cause you’re passionate about, you are a philanthropist. It can be hard for young professionals to …

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Working with Meaning and Purpose, Catholic Charities DC served 143,000 People Last Year

Categories: Clinical Services, Community Outreach, Disabilities Services, Education and Employment, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Homeless Services, Non-Profit, Volunteering
  As we approach the dawn of a new decade, we at Catholic Charities DC want to take a moment to recognize and celebrate some of our accomplishments from 2019. Of course, the impact we’ve had across the region would not have been possible without our amazing community of donors, supporters, and volunteers. The past …

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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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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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