Virtual Food Drive Raises Money This Lent to Feed the Hungry

Categories: Feature, Giving, Mission
As we mark the beginning of Lent, we reflect on the blessings we have and are encouraged to focus on almsgiving, including serving the poor and contributing to charity. At Catholic Charities, our mission to serve those less fortunate is a year-round commitment. But during the liturgical season, we open our eyes more to those …

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83.33 Society Welcomes Father Mark Ivany as Chaplain

Categories: Emerging Philanthropists, Giving, Mission
A friend to many Catholic young professionals in the D.C. area, Father Mark Ivany was excited to learn about the 83.33 Society, a group of fellow emerging philanthropists who work together for benefit of Catholic Charities. “I’ve been a donor to Catholic Charities for the past several years,” said Father Mark, director of priest vocations …

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Counting Our Blessings with Deep Gratitude

Categories: Feature, Giving, Mission, Non-Profit
By Tara Arras Like most organizations, Catholic Charities was plagued by COVID-19 during the past months and some of our best laid plans were thwarted by the pandemic. While we encountered numerous challenges and many disappointments, we were buoyed by the resilience and resolve of our staff who continued to meet the needs of our …

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Statement Congratulating President-Elect Biden and Offering Expertise on Social Justice Issues

Categories: Feature, Mission, Non-Profit, Press Release

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2020 — With the results of the 2020 election certified and electors across the country meeting today, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington releases this statement: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington extends its congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and offers its best wishes to him and Vice President-elect Kamala …

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A Time to Give Thanks

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Giving, Mission, Volunteering
Without question, 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year. And though the pandemic continues to affect our way of life, Catholic Charities’ staff know that there’s still so much to be grateful for. In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked our employees from across the agency to share what they’re thankful for this year… “I’m thankful …

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