Cup of Joe

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Archdiocese of Washington On June 2, the Ladies of Charity (LOC) from St. Benedict the Moor volunteered for the first time to work at the Cup of Joe project. Cup of Joe is a breakfast pack program serving the men and women at Catholic Charities’ homeless shelters throughout the Archdiocese of Washington. Kevin O’Brien, coordinator […]

LOC Support Housing for Survivors of Torture

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TASSC (Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition) International is a non-profit organization whose members are survivors of torture. Founded in 1998, TASSC is dedicated to offering support to those who have been tortured and to the abolition of this worldwide crime against humanity. The organization provides a range of medical, legal, and psychological support. TASSC […]

Fundraising in Style

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More than 75 women attended the annual Hundred Committee Tea organized by the Ladies of Charity of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. This event raises money for the association’s holiday outreach program, which distributes food vouchers to many parishes at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Fr. Perry Henry, CM, director of the DePaul Evangelization Center in Montebello […]

Bargains from Nashville LOC

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The Ladies of Charity of Nashville are busy with their semi-annual Thrift Shop. In both the spring and autumn, the association accepts clothing on consignment, sorts and prices the items, and then conducts a six-week sale. The current sale opened March 28 and extended to May 10. Following the end of the sale, the process […]

Hands Across Buffalo

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On May 17, over 50 community organizations sponsored Hands Across Buffalo, a celebration of diversity at which participants stood united against poverty. Approximately 7,000 people joined hands on a street which spans Buffalo across several racially and economically diverse neighborhoods. The street also has a historical connection to the Underground Railroad. Sister Mary Grace Higgins, […]

St. Patrick School Celebrates Library Reopening in North Hollywood, CA

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January, 2014 The school’s library program was resurrected thanks to the donation of many hours of service provided by former school parent/library science student Julia Roman and school benefactor, Mrs. Lupe Drysch, who recently moved into the area from Beverly Hills and began volunteering at the school. The library was dedicated in honor of Drysch […]