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Spring Celebration

Thank you for attending

Catholic Charities’ Spring Celebration

A sincere thank you to all those who celebrated Spring Celebration and joined us in honoring the 30+ Community Sites who assisted in the resettlement of nearly 160 Afghans to the Greater Boston area.

Video Feature

Together We Respond

Watch as Catholic Charities Boston, along with the Jewish Community Relations Council, share the journey of resettling nearly 160 Afghans to the Greater Boston area, made possible by the support of Combined Jewish Philanthropies and over 30 volunteer community sites across Massachusetts.

Make a Gift


We are grateful for the generosity of our event sponsors and donors. If you are interested in making a gift in support of Catholic Charities, please follow the link below for information on how to give.

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To view photos from Spring Celebration 2022, please visit our link below.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors

We are grateful to the following individuals and organizations for their sponsorship support of Catholic Charities Spring Celebration:

Presenting Sponsors

The Cummings Foundation

United Way


kindess SPONSORS

Bank of America

Jeff and Karla Kaneb

Lynch Foundation

Compassion Sponsors

Eastern Salt

Highland Street Foundation

Gary and Diane Kaneb

Ann Marie and Bill Teuber


Justice Sponsors


John F. and Lisa Batter

Mark and Kristen Bettencourt

K. Douglas Briggs and Claudia Sorgi

Paul and Margaret Chisholm

Ellen and Paul J. Clancy

C. Michael and Janet Daley

James and Janice DiStasio

RoseMary and Dan Fuss

James D. and JoAnne Gallagher

James and Mary Judge

Kelly Family Foundation

Kevin and Sharon MacKenzie

James and Lynn McDonough

Norel Service Company

Thomas and Linda Norton

Quincy Mutual Group

Paul and Mary Beth Sandman

Heather Shanahan

The Shapiro Foundation

Brendan and Kerry Swords


Dignity Sponsors

Ann Carter and Philip Jameson

Ann Cloherty

Patricia M. Dinneen, PhD & John Mooney, MD

Tim and Rose Doherty

Drew Company

John Harrington

Michael and Nancy Herde

Rick and Carol Lord

Jack MacKinnon and Family

Brian and Margaret McNeill

Al and Diane Kaneb

Mark B. & Annemarie L. Kerwin

Massachusetts State Council Knights of Columbus

Rasky Partners

RJ Devereaux Corp.

Michael and Maureen Sheehan


Charity Sponsors


Allways Health Partners

Peter and Kathy Markell

Andrew and Stephanie O’Brien

Jean Tempel

Kelley J. Tuthill and Brendan Ward


About Spring Celebration

Catholic Charities Spring Celebration is an annual benefit for Catholic Charities of Boston’s areas of greatest need. The agency’s four core services provide a holistic approach to serving our clients through Basic Needs, Adult Education & Workforce Development, Family & Youth Services, and Refugee & Immigrant Services.

Spring Celebration Event Committee

Rabbi Marc Baker

David & Judy Castaldi

Paul & Ellen Clancy

Patricia Dinneen & John Mooney

James D. Gallagher

Bob Giannino

Meb Keflezighi

Peter Lynch

Brian & Margaret McNeill

Thomas & Linda Norton

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