Expressing Their Faith by Giving to Catholic Charities

Categories: Feature, Giving, Mission
By Catherine Lee While serving food at a Catholic Charities breakfast for the homeless, Marcia Shooshan met a man named Jeffrey. He appeared to have vitiligo, a condition that leads to white patches on the skin from the loss of the body’s natural pigment. Marcia and others at the event, held outside Catholic Charities and …

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Changing Course to Meet the Demands of a Global Pandemic

Categories: Clinical Services, Disabilities Services, Education and Employment, Feature, Food Assistance, Mission
By Catherine Lee On a Friday afternoon this fall, Catholic Charities’ Scott Lewis watched as the driver of a truck loaded with food pulled up to an apartment complex for seniors in Southeast D.C. Residents of the complex would receive a box of groceries and a pre-cooked meal of Salisbury steak, gravy, mashed potatoes and …

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On May 19, Help Catholic Charities “Do More”

Categories: Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Mission
We were proud to announce the capital campaign – “Our Community, Our Commitment, Our Legacy” during Catholic Charities’ annual gala in March. The campaign honors our work helping and empowering those less fortunate with a goal to raise $100 million. We need your help, as we ask all of the Catholic Charities’ community to get …

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Statement on Verdict in Derek Chauvin Trial

Categories: Feature, Mission

A special message from CEO Msgr. John Enzler on the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin: The first principle of social justice is respect and dignity for all human life. We at Catholic Charities do all we can every day to make sure that every person — no matter their color, religion or ethnic …

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