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Thomas Merton Center Celebrates Volunteers

Thomas Merton Center Celebrates Volunteers

GRATITUDE IS THE BEST ATTITUDE! Sending a HUGE THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers that make it possible for The Thomas Merton Center to serve those in need. Without you we could not do the work we do — providing meals, food pantry, day shelter, shower...
Rescuing food to combat hunger in Fairfield County

Rescuing food to combat hunger in Fairfield County

Six hundred pounds of food. Thirty boxes of produce. Dozens of bagels and containers of yogurt. Such surplus quantities of fresh and non-perishable goods could go uneaten and unused in Fairfield County, squandering resources and creating unnecessary waste. Instead, Catholic Charities programs such as the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport and New Covenant Center in Stamford are benefitting due to a variety of rescue efforts.

Thomas Merton Center Participates in the House of Hope Food Drive

Thomas Merton Center Participates in the House of Hope Food Drive

Food insecurities are still a very real concern for many people in greater Bridgeport. With inflation many more people are going hungry. “It’s heartbreaking to think that there are people right here in Fairfield County who go to bed hungry every single...