Stonybrook Water Teams Up With Catholic Charities of Boston!
Stonybrook Water is very excited to be working with Catholic Charities of Boston. If you haven’t heard of the amazing work this group does within our communities, you will be remiss not to learn more.
The story of Catholic Charities begins in 1903 with John J. Williams, Archbishop of Boston. After witnessing the appalling social conditions of Boston’s immigrant and predominantly Catholic population, the Archbishop envisioned an agency that would provide assistance and hope to families in need.
Today, Catholic Charities maintains the same strong commitment that has guided it for more than 100 years and remains focused on its mission: building a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people.
With 10 sites throughout Greater Boston, Catholic Charities is able to provide a wide range of support. They offer many types of programs include basic needs, child care, Children and Youth Services, Counseling, Elder Services, Family Services, Interpreter Services, Refugee Services, Shelter Services. These services include food pantries, rent and mortgage assistance, utility assistance, baby supplies, clothing and other necessities, and seasonal and holiday assistance for families who cannot afford a warm meal at Thanksgiving. Food Pantries are located in Dorchester, Boston’s South End, Brockton, Lowell and Somerville. Catholic Charities has five shelters to help families and individuals work towards getting back on their feet and under their own roofs.
Annual campaigns such as Friends Feeding Families and support from the community help to restock the shelves of pantries which feed over 100,000 people each year. Catholic Charities helps assist over 200,000 people each year to support a pathway to self-sufficiency,