Catholic Charities News

Pipefitters Local 537 Holiday Food Drive Supports Catholic Charities of Boston

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

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.

World Food Program Honored with 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, Highlighting Global Food Insecurity

Friday, December 11, 2020

"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.

Please click here to read the full acceptance speech by World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley.

WBZ Radio Interview with Beth Chambers, director of CCAB’s Greater Boston and South divisions

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

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: