Catholic Charities News
Volunteers are back!
Pictured: Emmanuel College students help clean up Catholic Charities of Boston's St. Ambrose Family Shelter community garden. Photo credit: Emmanuel College.
When COVID-19 first began in March of 2020, Catholic Charities’ programs and services had to quickly pivot to continue serving our thousands of clients in need, while protecting the health and safety of clients, staff and volunteers.
While the year has brought with it many challenges, it also opened up the opportunity for more collaboration across our programs.
Pictured: Callie Armstrong, LICSW, connects with a Family Counseling and Guidance Center client via Zoom.
May is Mental Health Awareness month, an initiative to reinforce the importance of mental health and well-being and reduce the stigma associated with seeking mental health treatment. The health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has profound mental health challenges for people of all ages.
Please join us on Thursday, May 20, for our annual Spring Celebration: An Evening Dedicated to the Fight Against Food Insecurity.
The 30-minute virtual event will feature a conversation with thought leaders discussing innovative strategies for short-term and long-term solutions to provide reliable, sufficient access to nutritious food.