Catholic Charities
35th Annual Gala Canceled

With a heavy heart, we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Catholic Charities Gala.

The gala is a time when we give thanks to our many donors and volunteers, celebrating their contributions to making our community stronger.

But the best interests of our donors, clients and employees require that we cancel the April 4 event. It’s the right thing to do, and it ensures we are following the District’s state of emergency response to the coronavirus.

With the public health crisis, the needs of the poor will only increase. This decision also allows us to focus on our clients. We are diligently working to ensure we can continue to meet their needs, while safeguarding the health of our employees.

We are considering alternate options, including rescheduling the gala. More information will be shared soon.

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