Inspired by the Gospel mandates to love, serve and teach, Catholic Charities provides care and services to improve the lives of Marylanders in need.
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"Now I have people I can talk to about what’s on my mind. I have a stable life, a normal life."
Stories
Head Start has helped me and my son get ready for the future.
Our daughter is so much happier since she’s been going to your special ESL program after school.
I love my apartment and my job! Thank you.
We’ve become such good friends serving lunch together once a month. We look forward to coming.
We take field trips together all the time with our senior community.


Volunteers - Tell Us Your Story
Last year, almost 23,000 people generously volunteered their time to make our programs possible. We can't thank them enough. Now we'd like to hear their stories and we'd like you to hear them, too. Tell us your story of volunteering with Catholic Charities. ... Read more
Our Mission to Serve
Executive Director Bill McCarthy comments on our mission to serve. How is To Serve a Gospel mandate? In the Gospels, Jesus encounters people throughout his ministry, and in these encounters he very often teaches them how to live and how to serve. ... Read more
The majority of U.S. public school students are in living poverty
For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, a statistic that has profound implications for the nation. What are the effects of child poverty and what is Catholic Charities doing to help? ... Read more