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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 of Arlington provides more than $1 million of food and emergency assistance during COVID-19

WDVM , July 28, 2020
With many in need due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington has helped more than 7,000 people by fighting food insecurity...

Arlington Catholic Charities' Aid Tops $1 Million in Value Since Pandemic Began

InsideNova , July 22, 2020
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington has provided more than $1 million in food and emergency rental and utility assistance to more than 7,000 individuals over the four months since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the organization announced Wednesday...

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington Helped Over 500 Households with Rental Assistance

WDVM , July 18, 2020
COVID-19 continues to affect many nationwide. The Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington has provided emergency financial support to households...

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Drive nets 12,584 pounds of food for St. Lucy Food Project

July 29, 2020

Parishioners at Church of the Nativity in Burke contributed 12,584 pounds of food to the St. Lucy Food Project July 24 in what the parish called its biggest food drive of the year...

Kids Help Kids Beat Summer Hunger

July 22, 2020

Parents who visit the Alexandria Christ House food pantry each week are taking home food pantry staples alongside kid-approved snacks such as granola bars, popcorn and fruit cups. A prayer card is tucked inside each Summer Kid’s Meal Package — a grab bag of tasty snacks often packaged by other kids from parishes such as St. Agnes Church in Arlington, the Basilica of St. Mary in Alexandria, St. James Church in Falls Church and St. Luke Church in McLean...

Statements and Press Releases

Catholic Charities Provides More Than $1 Million of Food and Emergency Rental/Utility Assistance to Local Communities During COVID-19 Response

 July 22, 2020
Helped More Than 7,000 Individuals in Need During Four Months as the Economic Impact of the Pandemic Began Taking a Toll; Effort is One Aspect of Church's Expansive Service...

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Statement by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Preventing Termination of DACA Program

 June 18, 2020
"I join with my brother bishops in welcoming the U.S. Supreme Court decision that prevents the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program..."

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We picked Catholic Charities because our Catholic faith is really important to us. It's important to me. It's important to my husband, and so I appreciated the fact that they were rooted in that. We really admired that their program was kind of a full-circle support system for both adoptive families and the adoptee, growing up, should they ever need it, and also most importantly, the birth mothers.