Building dignified shelter, housing and pathways out of poverty
Author: Sara Thatcher
Doug Baker: A Capital Campaign for Catholic Charities’ Dorothy Day Center
Catholic Charities is building a new vision for the Dorothy Day Center to create dignified shelter, permanent homes and pathways out of poverty. This new vision is being realized with the incredible support of both the public and private sectors and Catholic Charities has launched a $40 million private capital campaign. The campaign is being chaired by Doug Baker, Jr., chairman and CEO of Ecolab, Mary Brainerd, CEO and president of HealthPartners and Andy Cecere, vice chairman and chief operating officer of U.S. Bank. Watch what motivates Doug Baker.
October 08, 2015
More than Half of Private Fundraising Goal Secured Saint Paul, Minn. (October 8, 2015)—Today, Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis marked the groundbreaking for Higher Ground Saint Paul, the first phase of the new vision for the Dorothy Day Center. About 300 business and… Read more
Verdarrell: More than a home, finding purpose
Verdarrell, 52, navigates homelessness with multiple medical issues. Dorothy Day Center has provided him a home away from home.