Catholic Charities News
Pictured: A client stops by the Yawkey Center food pantry in Dorchester for assistance. Since the onset of the pandemic, demand at CCAB food pantries has grown 100-200%; during high-demand times, demand has surged to 500% greater than pre-pandemic times.
Instead of giving up something this Lent, join us in giving back. With just over one week left in this Lenten season, have you considered ways that you can give back to those in your community?
A unique way that you can donate to Catholic Charities of Boston (CCAB) is through donating a used vehicle- car, truck, boat, or motorcycle. Particularly over the last year living through a devastating pandemic, many are taking inventory of what items are truly "essential" in their daily lives and deciding to eliminate the non-essentials.
St. Ambrose Famliy Shelter is pleased to welcome back group volunteers to join us in socially distanced volunteer opportunities.
Last week, three students from Emmanuel College assisted with preparing food boxes, food, and personal needs bags for community distribution and cleaned up the food pantry.
Catholic Charities of Boston is excited to extend a warm welcome and congratulations to Mayor Kim Janey on her first day in office as Mayor of Boston.
As the 55th mayor and the first woman and person of color to lead the City of Boston, we applaud your eagerness to step into the role, and we look forward to seeing the great work you will do for all Bostonians!