Catholic Charities News
January is Poverty Awareness Month, a month-long initiative to call attention to poverty in our country. According to www.povertyusa.org, there are currently over 40 million individuals living in poverty in the United States. For those living in poverty, it can often be difficult to access basic necessities- including food, shelter, clothing, etc.
As we begin this new year, please be sure to check out Catholic Charities of Boston's Interim President, Kevin MacKenzie's, greetings in The Boston Pilot. He shares some exciting news from Catholic Charities as we ended 2019 on a high note and look forward to a prosperous 2020.
This week is National Migration Week. Each year, hundreds of thousands of immigrants and refugees enter the United States seeking a better life for themselves and, often, their families. Once in the country, these individuals face linguistic, cultural, economic and legal challenges.