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Our Response to COVID-19

During this challenging time related to the COVID-19 pandemic, CARITAS is more committed than ever to providing compassion and support to our most vulnerable community members. We want to inform you of the precautions CARITAS is taking amid the pandemic facing our community as well as share updates about our programs and procedures. The safety […]

Meet our Celebrity Servers

CARITAS has been hosting its annual Celebrity Serve event for 17 years! This year, the sold out fundraiser will take place February 27 at Tuckahoe Woman’s Club. The 2020 event theme is “Come Together” and we’re taking the 60’s and 70’s theme to the max. We expect a colorful evening of outfits and our favorite […]

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For the Love of CARITAS: Wells Fargo Spotlight

For the Love of CARITAS: Wells Fargo Spotlight It all started June 2019. Audrey of Wells Fargo reached out to Tiffany Terry, our Director of Community Engagement. She was hoping to find a unique way to honor a retiring Wells Fargo leader, Janie. “Giving back together is a tangible way to show someone how much you […]

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2019 Volunteers of the Year at CARITAS

Every year, volunteers from the Richmond community serve 12,000+ hours to support our mission. For every hour they contribute, we can turn it into $3.60 of service to our residents and the community at large. That means we can reach more people with more compassion–approximately 4,000 of our neighbors a year. “We gather at this time […]

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Umiah’s Safe at Home with her two Sons

 Meet Umiah. She’s sitting in her new apartment in a chair from the CARITAS Furniture Bank. She just moved in last week with her two sons: a 19-month old and 12-year old. She has a new apartment because her former living situation became violent. Case managers from YWCA and Hanover Safe Place introduced Umiah to […]