‘Do More’ for Your Community on May 18 and Support Our Food Pantry

Categories: Food Assistance, Fundraising, Giving
The surge in inflation has brought about a serious need for food security. Even though the impact of the COVID-19 health crisis is lessening, the number of people requesting food has remained heightened as inflation pushes the price of groceries to historic levels. On May 18, Catholic Charities is participating in “Do More 24,” the …

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Responding When the Immigration Crisis Comes to Us

Categories: Feature, Immigration Legal Services, Mission, Newcomer Network
This “Voices” column originally was published in the Catholic Standard and El Pregonero. By Msgr. John J. Enzler You may have seen news accounts in recent weeks of buses of immigrants arriving in the Washington area from Texas. Catholic Charities DC has played a significant role in receiving and welcoming these people who come here …

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‘Thank you for helping to make our evolution possible’

Categories: Feature, Fundraising, Giving
President and CEO Msgr. John J. Enzler delivered these remarks at the 2022 Catholic Charities Gala on April 9 at the Marriott Marquis. Looking out at this room, I realize just how much I’ve missed being present with you. The last 24 months have been the most challenging of Catholic Charities’ 93-year history. The emergence …

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Caritas! Honorees Recognized at the 2022 Catholic Charities DC Gala

Categories: Feature, Volunteering
Our volunteers always say “yes” to those in need of a helping hand. During this National Volunteer Month, we are proud to honor a group of individuals through the annual Caritas! Volunteer Recognition program, which recognize extraordinary volunteers who embody the mission of Catholic Charities. “Volunteers make a difference in the lives of people accessing …

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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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