Catholic Charities News
Pipefitters Local 537, one of Boston’s largest unions, held a charitable drive at their Union Hall last weekend benefiting Catholic Charities of Boston’s Yawkey Center food pantry in Dorchester. Their holiday drive, which also benefited Toys for Tots, was inspired by the need in our communities, as thousands of families are facing food and financial insecurity with the impact of COVID-19.
Christmastime is here! For many, this season marks a time of celebration, giving and love. For others, it is a time of great hardship, particularly this year as so many across our communities are struggling as a result of COVID-19.
"Famine is at humanity’s doorstep,” World Food Program Executive Director, David Beasley
The World Food Program is the recipient of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, awarded in an online ceremony yesterday. This honor highlights the growing numbers of food insecure people across the globe and the work being done to combat hunger.
Recently, Beth Chambers, director of Catholic Charities’ Greater Boston and South divisions, sat down with WBZ Radio to discuss the need in our communities, how Catholic Charities of Boston serves our communities each day, and how people can give back to help us provide assistance for more of our neighbors in need.
You can listen to the feature here: