Catholic Charities News

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:

An Update on COVID-19 and Community Member Needs

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

We are now nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic and the number of cases across the state and country continues to rise. Catholic Charities of Boston (CCAB) continues to see the lasting economic impacts of the pandemic on a daily basis.

Each of CCAB’s programs continues to work through the ever-changing COVID-19 landscape. Please click here to view an updated status on our programs and services: COVID-19 Program Updates