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Each year thousands of people volunteer with Catholic Charities; we hope you will be one of them! soon!

Volunteers help us meet the needs of people in our care and of our programs, they multiply the efforts of our staff, and are transformed by their experiences.

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Mission Statement

Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. Motivated by the Gospel message of Jesus Christ, and guided by Catholic social and moral teaching, Catholic Charities strengthens the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. To this end we affirm and support the dignity of all human life, strengthen families and serve the poor and most vulnerable.