Catholic Charities News

In The Washington Post: COVID-19 Increases Fear of Food Insecurity

Thursday, August 27, 2020

A Washington Post business column from this week entitled “Debt, eviction and hunger: Millions fall back into crisis as stimulus and safety nets vanish,” explores the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on those living in the margins, who are at risk of not being able to support themselves and their families in the wake of the health cr

In The Pilot: An Op-Ed from Deacon Tim Donohue

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Deacon Tim Donohue of Holy Name Parish in West Roxbury recently wrote a piece for The Boston Pilot about the current state at the US-Mexico border for those seeking asylum.  In his piece, he shares insights from his own experience working at the border, and that of Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, and Marjean Perhot, the director of Refugee and Immigration Services here at Catholic Charities of Boston. 

What is a Basic Need?

Friday, August 14, 2020

At Catholic Charities of Boston, we function as a safety net for those most in need in our communities, providing a broad spectrum of services so people have access to life’s basic necessities. Basic needs are the most basic goods and services necessary for a minimum standard of living.