O’Rourke, Gledhill to perform at concert for Catholic charities

Mindy Gledhill and Declan O'Rourke

Irish recording artist Declan O’Rourke and singer-songwriter Mindy Gledhill

Internationally acclaimed Irish recording artist Declan O’Rourke and Utah-based singer-songwriter Mindy Gledhill will perform at a special concert to benefit Catholic Charities’ Our Daily Bread Employment Center. The concert will be performed at Our Daily Bread, 725 Fallsway in Baltimore, on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, from 7-9 p.m.

O’Rourke has garnered both critical and commercial success with his albums Since Kyabram, Big Bad Beautiful World and Mag Pai Zai. His single “Galileo (Someone Like You)” has been covered by numerous artists, including Josh Groban.

Gledhill’s albums include Anchor and Pocketful of Poetry. Her music has also been featured in a number of television shows.

They will be performing works from their respective albums, representing folk, rock and pop music genres.

The event is jointly sponsored by the Baltimore Chapter of the Brigham Young University Alumni Association, Greenberg Gibbons and Smith and Downey, P.A. This is the third year in which the BYU Alumni Association has sponsored a benefit concert for Our Daily Bread.

“We are extremely grateful to the BYU Alumni Association, Greenberg Gibbons and Smith and Downey for sponsoring this amazing event,” said Bill McCarthy, executive director of Catholic Charities. “Their commitment to helping the men, women and children served at Our Daily Bread Employment Center is a wonderful example of Baltimore’s faith communities and businesses working together to improve the lives of our brothers and sisters in need.”

Tickets for the event are $25. Additional information about the concert is available at
cc-md.org/benefitconcert.

About Our Daily Bread Employment Center

Our Daily Bread Employment Center provides daily hot meals to more than 700 individuals, as well as case management services, job training and employment counseling. On June 1, 2016, Our Daily Bread Employment Center marked 35 years of service.

About Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities is Maryland’s largest private provider of human services, offering assistance to children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, immigrants and seniors without regard to religion, race or other circumstances. Inspired by the Gospel mandates to love, serve and teach, the more than 80 programs of Catholic Charities improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of Marylanders each year. Catholic Charities continues a legacy of charity and compassion that began with the establishment of the Catholic Church in Baltimore in 1789.

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