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About Us 

Since 1923, Commonwealth Catholic Charities has provided life-changing human services to vulnerable individuals and families throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, CCC offers quality and compassionate human services to all people, especially the most vulnerable, regardless of faith.


Commonwealth Catholic Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our tax form 990 is available upon request. 

Our Mission

We provide quality, compassionate human services to all people, especially the most vulnerable, regardless of faith. 

Our Shared Values 

Faith - We are a faith-based organization rooted in scriptures and Catholic social teaching.

Dignity of human life - We respect the dignity of human life at every stage.

Family - We support and nurture families of all faiths.

Diversity - We recognize and appreciate our own differences and those of the people we serve.

Community - We partner with other organizations to serve community needs.

Accessibility - We strive to make services known and available to all. 

Mission & Values
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Commonwealth Catholic Charities
Board of Directors

Very Rev. Shay W. Auerbach, S.J., V.F.

Steven J. Benedetti

Colleen R. Berry

Joseph Boisineau

Sharon M. Dajon

James J. DePasquale

Randal (Randy) J. Gatzke

Daniel Hand

Patrick F. Heinen

Dane Honrado

Mary Margaret Kastelberg

Michael Kelleher

Tulinh Le

Nikola (Nick) Lucas

Charles (Chuck) G. Marlowe

Kathleen (Kate) M. McCauley

Michael D. Metzger

Monica B. Molony

Kelly J. Mortensen

William T. Parkhurst

Christine Petri

Tony Pham

Very Rev. Sean M. Prince, V.F.

John Puccinelli

Cliona Mary Robb

Ernesto V. Sampson

Susan Schneider

Nazia Shafi

Paul Sinclair

Kelly Stuart

David Whitehead 

Marie D. Yascko-Rosado

Jay Brown

Commonwealth Human Services
Board of Directors

Robert C. Courain, Jr.

John G. Dane 

Lloyd C. Dunnavant

Courtney Friedlein

Jeffrey M. Gill

Ellen Gortler

Michael T. Hadank

Louise Hartz

Scott Horchler 

Charles (Chuck) G. Marlowe

Mallory McCune

Kathleen (Kathy)  Mortensen 

J. Kevin Muldowney                 

Samuel Patterson, III 

Brenda P. Poggendorf

John Puccinelli     

Christine N. Thomas

Dianne Thompson 

Jay Brown

Housing Corporation
Board of Directors

Rosann Bocciarelli

Joseph Boisineau

James P. Carreras

James J. DePasquale

Scott Horchler

Joyce M. Knight

Rev. Mr. Ronald A. Reger

Michael Shaia

Patrice Shelton

Paul Sinclair

Lucia Anna (Pia) Trigiani

Jay Brown

Board of Directors
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