The Catherine McAuley Center invites you to get involved at any or all of our many annual events!

Immigration & Business Luncheon

This fundraiser for the Catherine McAuley Center features an educational session and a luncheon and awards ceremony honoring the accomplishments of immigrants in business and the organizations committed to their success!

Catherine’s Tea

Share a comfortable cup of tea in the spirit of Catherine McAuley! In place of this year’s in-person program, hear firsthand from those we serve who are making their own history with three community stories. Watch these videos of hope and resilience here.

Annual Celebration

Each June we honor the volunteers and financial supporters who offer hope and opportunity at CMC with a reception and program.

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Family Picnic

Annual family picnic 2016Every August we come together with residents, students, tutors, volunteers, staff members and everyone’s families at a community potluck to celebrate the friendship and diversity built at the Center!

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Women’s Equality Day Celebration

August 24

Every August we celebrate the anniversary of women gaining the right to vote at a lunchtime event on the CMC lawn! CMC’s Women’s Services Program hosts this celebration of women’s history, local female leaders, and women’s empowerment. Bring a cloth item to have screen printed with empowering slogans for a suggested donation of $5!

Poverty simulation groupLiving on the Edge: Poverty Immersion Experience

Explore the world of families who are living on the edge between stable housing and homelessness. Host a simulation for your club, church group, or place of work! All ages welcome.

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Home Outreach Parties

Gathering for gold event

Plan a get-together and share your passion for the CMC mission with family and friends! For example, in summer of 2016 several volunteers gathered for the gold and hosted Olympics home viewing parties while raising donations for CMC services.

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Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale

Shop a selection of 800+ quilts and support the Catherine McAuley Center with your purchase!  The purchase of a quilt can help provide everything from transportation for residents to winter apparel for refugee families and class supplies for students.