239,452 meals a year

109,000 hours of education each year

15,653 nights of shelter

270,000 pounds of recycled furniture/goods


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Recovery Program Participants take on the Richmond Marathon

David has crisscrossed the United States during his life, propelled by gut-wrenching stories of trauma, loss, and addiction. “Today, I look forward to talking to other men like me who are down and out,” he says. “I didn’t think I would make it at one point, but now I know I can and others can, […]

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CARITAS President & CEO Karen Stanley to Retire 

After 22 years, she transformed Homelessness + Recovery services in Richmond  CARITAS President & CEO Karen Stanley is set to retire December 31, 2022. During 22 years at the helm of one of Richmond’s largest human service providers, Stanley not only transformed an organization, but the entire Greater Richmond Region.  What began as a small […]

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The CARITAS Center Is Ready to Be Powered By Solar

313 Kilowatts of Solar Arrays Will Save an Estimated $395,000 in Energy Costs This month, CARITAS completed installing a solar power system on the roof its one-of-a-kind recovery and homeless services facility with solar power. CARITAS is estimated to begin using solar power in October, when a final piece of equipment arrives. “There’s no other […]

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Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at CARITAS

A dedicated group of CARITAS staff members from all different departments has been quietly and enthusiastically working to create a safe space for all inside our buildings and beyond. “I’m excited to work for an organization that prioritizes learning, inclusivity, and a willingness to grow,” says Family Resource Coordinator Anna Murphy. “I look forward to […]

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