(Washington, D.C.) On May 9, 2022, Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak wrote about her visit to St. Ann's Center and her encounters with the mothers who live here. Thank you Petula for highlighting St. Ann's mission!
From Nightlight to Hope Blossoms: Ten Years of Celebrating and Supporting St. Ann’s! Learn about the history of our gala and the establishment of our two awards named in honor of Michele Heidenberger and Mary McGrory.
Like many holidays throughout the year, Mother’s Day takes on special meaning at St. Ann’s Center. Of course, we celebrate with cards, candy, decorations, and flowers. Yet, this day signifies so much more for our mothers than a mere “thank you"...
St. Ann’s congratulates upcoming Hope Blossoms honorees Judy and John Ritz, who will receive the Mary McGrory Advocacy Award at our May 11 event. This award is presented to individuals whose work brings attention to the needs of some of the community’s voiceless: homeless and vulnerable youth and young mothers.
(Washington, DC) On May 2,2022, NBC4 Washington aired a local news story spotlighting the mothers who are re-writing their futures at St. Ann's Center. Special thanks to Reporter Tommy McFly for visiting St. Ann's and capturing these special interviews!
(Washington, D.C.) St. Ann’s Center’s “Hope Blossoms” gala will celebrate 162 years of fulfilling a mission bestowed by then-President Abraham Lincoln: caring for vulnerable women and children in the Nation’s Capital.
On the eve of Easter Sunday, I am amazed by how quickly Lent seemed to pass. Perhaps this has to do with the pace of activities at St. Ann’s Center. In the past two weeks alone, we have welcomed two new families...
Hope Blossoms 2022 will take place Wednesday, May 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Columbia Country Club. Sister Mary Bader, DC and Honorary Co-hosts Pam & Dennis Lucey invite you to a celebration of St. Ann's Center's families and our continuing mission to heal, strengthen and inspire vulnerable mothers and their children.