Facts about immigration

For decades, Catholic Charities' Esperanza Center has helped immigrant individuals and families with many of their basic needs. Our experts at the Esperanza Center have provided this information about undocumented immigration, unaccompanied minors, the impact of immigration on the Greater Baltimore area, and the work the Esperanza Center does.  What the Esperanza Center does Catholic [...]

July 2nd, 2018|Esperanza Center, Home, Immigration|

Mayor Scott Announces Next Steps in Cultivation of Baltimore’s CVI Ecosystem

 BALTIMORE, MD (Friday, September 16, 2022) – Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the next steps in cultivating Baltimore’s first-ever Community Violence Intervention (CVI) Ecosystem. This includes a new operation model for Safe Streets, Baltimore’s flagship violence intervention program, and the addition of hospital violence intervention programming. Read the rest of the story here>>

Catholic Charities Announces New Director of Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shawna Prince Manager of Media Relations & Editorial Content 667-600-2007 (o) 872-572-1873 (m) Catholic Charities Announces New Director of Communications {AUGUST 29, 2022/BALTIMORE, MD} Andy Wayne, a strategic, mission-focused leader with more than 20 years of experience in communications, is joining Catholic Charities as its new director of communications. Wayne [...]

August 30th, 2022|Agency Leadership, Central Services|

Catholic Charities and Comcast partner to promote workforce development opportunities for Baltimore area families

      INDIVIDUALS IN THE BALTIMORE AREA who need work and computer literacy training are benefitting from a donation Comcast has made to Catholic Charities. In April, Comcast donated 50 new laptops and $15,000 to the organization’s ongoing work of empowering careers. Neighbors are able to use the computers as they build résumés, search [...]

July 7th, 2022|Donor, Employment Services, Job Training/Employment|

Offering more than a meal: Our Daily Bread Employment Center welcomes financial literacy on wheels thanks to PNC Bank’s mobile branch

    AN ESTIMATED 7.1 MILLION U.S. households were “unbanked” in 2019, meaning that no one in the household had a checking or savings account at a bank or credit union. This statistic launched a partnership between Catholic Charities and PNC Bank – and the debut of its mobile bank branch outside Catholic Charities’ Our [...]

July 7th, 2022|Our Daily Bread Employment Center|

Expanding the experience at Gallagher Services

  AFTER 45 YEARS of day services at Gallagher’s Pot Spring Road location in Timonium, a relocation is underway. “We are very excited about our upcoming move to our new community center in neighboring Dulaney Valley,” said Kathy Clemente administrator for Gallagher Services. “Although we are redesigning the vacant space at Catholic Charities’ Villa Maria [...]

A school lesson to taste, touch, and see

Young children and their families are still feeling the joy of a week spent with special activities at Sarah’s House to celebrate what early learning looks, sounds, and even tastes like. Each day, parents and kids enjoyed a specific theme to help put the spotlight on an element of early childhood learning and development. On [...]

Ed Block Courage awards at St. Vincent’s Villa

On April 3rd, the Ed Block Courage Award recipients and special guests visited the Baltimore Ravens Courage House and St. Vincent’s Villa for the Ed Block Community Outreach event. The Residential Treatment Facility has been partnered with the Baltimore Ravens since 1996 and previously with the Baltimore Colts starting in 1978, housing and [...]

Catholic Charities welcomes Chief Operating Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shawna Prince Manager of Media Relations & Editorial Content 667-600-2007 (o) 872-572-1873 (m) {MAY 9, 2022/BALTIMORE, MD} Catholic Charities of Baltimore announces the hiring of Ashley Valis as the agency’s first chief operating officer. The newly created role will be responsible for strategic oversight, operational excellence of programs and services, [...]

May 10th, 2022|News, Press Releases|

Shine a light: A meal is more than meatloaf

As Sarah's House begins to reintegrate direct volunteer outreach post-COVID, volunteers are once again able to assist with on-site meal preparation. Pictured from left are Mike Thewes and Anthony Ferrante of the Knights of Columbus. Their KOC group has been providing monthly dinners to Sarah's House for the past several years, and last  month, Mike [...]

Shine a light: Bringing sunshine

For the last two years, Kate Ireland has been involved in our virtual Special Friends program at Gallagher Services. She is a dedicated volunteer who meets weekly with her friend, Debra, on Zoom for some good conversation and fun YouTube videos. Kate enjoys her time with Debra and is always willing to try something new. [...]

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