By incorporating frozen foods, developing pop-up sites and partnering with food shelves, the Senior Dining program more than tripled its capacity and has been able to prepare and deliver about 91,000 meals per month, which is up from 26,000 meals a month in 2019.
The Catholic Charities Department of Social Concerns will host its annual parish social ministry gathering with this year’s theme, “Empathy and Social Discourse: What our Faith says about Speaking and Listening in a Divided Time,” on Oct. 3.
St. Cloud area-based country cover band Mason Dixon Line will perform a live virtual concert from Pioneer Place on Fifth at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 5. The concert is a fundraiser for the Catholic Charities Emergency Services Food Shelf.
With the coronavirus outbreak and the resulting financial crisis impacting many individuals and families, the Catholic Charities has seen a dramatic growth in the need for providing food to those in need.
An experimental program to address chronic homelessness is guiding people into permanent housing while saving millions of dollars in health care costs, the president of Catholic Charities USA told the U.S. bishops.