Feeding the Hungry, Nourishing the Soul
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington believes passionately in a future without hunger. Right now, more than 236,000 people in our diocese are food insecureóthey do not know where their next meal will come from.
To help solve this problem we need your support, time and talent. Join us today!
A fire at the Senior Center located at St. Martin de Porres in Alexandria has temporarily suspended the Center‚Äôs programming for senior citizens as well as the evening job search ministry, Christians Are Networking. Read here for more information. We hope to be up and running again soon! Please check back for updates.
Please join us at our 33rd annual Catholic Charities Ball. It will be held on Friday, February 13, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. To learn more about this event, please email CCBall2015@gmail.com
"We believe every life is a gift from God." Read this article by The Catholic Herald that tells the story of the Catholic Charities' Center for Adoption and Pregnancy Services and its work to find loving homes for children with special needs.
What Catholics Need to Know about Depression: Dr. Frank Moncher, clinical psychologist for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington educates readers about mental illness and suicide with a guest post on the Diocese of Arlington's blog, Encourage and Teach.
Do you want to learn how you can better serve seniors in your parish and local community? Join us for the Best Practices in Senior Ministries conference on October 18. You will learn from 13 different senior ministry programs about the various ways to serve seniors. Email GOrtiz@ccda.net by Oct. 14 to register.
- Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry has moved! Our new address is: 613 N. Royal Avenue, Front Royal, VA 22630. We ask that you park on the street and refrain from parking in the lots of the nearby businesses. We are open on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00am - 2:30pm. For more information please call (703) 841-3830.
- The Catholic Charities Western Regional office and food pantry is moving! It will reopen on September 29 at our new location: 316 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176.
We have published our latest newsletter. Please read the Summer 2014 issue of The Mission here.
Our Center for Adoption and Pregnancy Services officially received its renewal for COA Accreditation through 2018. COA partners with human service organizations worldwide to improve service delivery and ensure that clients receive care that reflects their inherent dignity, value and uniqueness.
Service Projects: It's that time of year again! Whether you're a student or one at heart, we are excited to have you participate in one of our service projects. Please consider one of the following: hosting a baby shower, making cards for the elderly or imprisoned, delivering food to a local pantry or many more! Use the volunteer application or email SOdwyer@ccda.net.
We are a Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) workplace giving organizational participant.
To make a workplace gift, please use our organizational ID #24770.
Federal ID #24770 America‚Äôs Charities – Community First of Greater Washington DC Partner
Rappahannock United Way Member Serving Fredericksburg
Federal ID #65357
Combined Virginia Contribution (CVC) member
ID #4605 or 6404