Throughout the year, we put on exciting upcoming events that enable us to connect with the Anchorage community. These events also give us a way to partner with other agencies and show that we have a united front in the support of our most vulnerable citizens. For information on a particular event, see the contact name in the event description. We very much look forward to seeing you soon!

Celebrate Orval Day

Saturday, March 25
2 pm to 8 pm
Anchorage Brewing Company
148 West 91 Ave.

Devotees of Orval Trappist Ale will gather at Anchorage Brewing Company to celebrate this global classic beer.  Orval sells one beer, brewed within the walls of the Notre Dame d’Orval Monastery in Belgium–the first Brett beer to land on U.S. shores. A portion of the proceeds from the local Orval Day celebration will be donated to Catholic Social Services.


Bundles of Joy Community Baby Shower

Saturday, April 1 
10 am to 4 pm 
At the Mall at Sears

Join Soroptimist International of Anchorage on Cook Inlet for a Community Baby Shower to collect bundles of cute, little new items to help moms take care of cute, little new babies!  Donations will be distributed to Clare House, Passage House and AWAIC.

Wish list items include:

  • Binkies
  • Diapers & Wipes
  • Baby Soaps & Lotions
  • Clothes
  • Blankets
  • Bathing Items
  • Toys
  • Strollers
  • Formulas & Bottles
  • Bedding


Easter Mass at Brother Francis Shelter

Sunday, April 16 
11 am 
1021 E. 3rd Ave.

Greet the joy of Easter morning by attending Mass at Brother Francis Shelter.  Fr. Arthur Roraff from St. Andrew Catholic Church will celebrate the Eucharist at 11 am, joined by the musicians from St. Patrick Folk Choir.  Join us and stay for light refreshments afterward.


27th Annual Wilma Carr Charity Ball27th Annual Catholic Social Services Wilma Carr Charity Ball

Saturday, May 6th
Doors open 6 pm 
Hotel Captain Cook 

The Charity Ball is an elegant and fun evening, where we bring some of CSS’ most fabulous supporters together.

We hope you will once again join us at the 2017 Catholic Social Services Wilma Carr Charity Ball. You can now make your reservations for An Enchanting Evening In The Garden by going to the Charity Ball website here.

For more information about this event, please contact Tricia Teasley at


We need your help to put on these events! If you are interested in volunteering or want to know how you can lend a hand, please contact:

Laura Rice Community Engagement Manager • • 907-222-7335