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We Can Help: Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities continues to safely respond by phone to emailed requests for emergency rent and utility assistance to eligible individuals and families throughout the 21 counties and seven cities of the Diocese of Arlington. Find out about the evictions process during COVID-19.

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Help By Giving

During this difficult time in our nation, Catholic Charities relies more than ever on the generosity of parishioners, parishes and friends who donate financial resources, food, or other material gifts to support our work feeding the hungry and serving other vulnerable people.

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In the News

Catholic Charities St. Lucy Food Project Requests Food Donations to Meet Need

Telemundo , October 21, 2020
Catholic Charities holding food drive after donations drop 45%...

Catholic Charities St. Lucy Food Project Requests Food Donations to Meet Need

NBC4, October 21, 2020
Catholic Charities holding food drive after donations drop 45%...

Area Catholics Assist Those in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic

InsideNova , August 21, 2020
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington, its parishes and Catholic Charities of the diocese provided nearly $2.4 million in emergency assistance to just over 100,000 local residents of the region, according to a new accounting...

Area Catholics Assist Those in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic

Culpeper Star-Exponent , August 21, 2020
Parishes and Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Arlington, including those in Culpeper, provided nearly $2.4 million in emergency rental and utility assistance, food and medical services to more than 101,000 individuals over the past five months, according to a news release from the diocese...

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Food donations to Catholic Charities have dropped 45 percent since the pandemic

October 20, 2020

Despite the tremendous support from the community and parishes, according to the diocesan Catholic Charities St. Lucy Project, donations to parish food drives have dropped 45 percent compared to before the coronavirus pandemic. Yet the ongoing need for food assistance remains at the high levels seen at the onset of the pandemic.

Statements and Press Releases

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington Food Assistance Program in Need of Immediate Food Donations

 October 20, 2020
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington's St. Lucy Food Project, the food assistance program for the Diocese, has an immediate need for food donations. Despite the tremendous support from the community and parishes, food donations have dropped 45 percent, while the ongoing need for food assistance remains at the high levels seen since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: During Hispanic Heritage Month, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington's Newcomer Services Offers Free Webinar Series Addressing Key Issues Facing the Hispanic Community

 September 29, 2020
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Catholic Charities Newcomer Services (Newcomer Services) is offering a series of four webinars to serve areas of critical need in the Hispanic community, including education and workforce development and expert guidance on immigration status...

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