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ShopRite Shoppers Donate 390,850 Meals to Hungry New Yorkers

Posted on 04/12/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Small Donations Add Up to Make a Big Difference

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: feeding our neighbors, ShopRite

Shocking Stats to Bolster Your New Year’s Resolution

Posted on 01/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Simple as 1, 2, 3

Uh oh… Day 3 into our New Year’s resolutions and we’re already backsliding.

Lucky for you if your resolution was to join with us in making New York a better place

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: New Year's Resolution

Catholic Charities Needs You

Posted on 12/27/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

From Monsignor Sullivan

With 2016 quickly coming to a close, I look back with gratitude and forward with great hope.

I’m thankful for generous supporters like YOU who are living Pope Francis’ inspiring message to lift...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: New Year, 2017, Monsignor Sullivan

Adding a Seat at the Table

Posted on 11/23/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Check Out This First-Hand Look at Refugees and Resilience

Looking for inspiration as we celebrate the anniversary of the first Thanksgiving when our immigrant or native American forefathers first broke bread? Check out the blog post below.

By Kelly Agnew-Barajas
Catholic Charities Director of Refugee Resettlement

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: refugee resettlement

Top Thanksgiving Meal Giveaways

Posted on 11/22/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And Inspiration, Too!

Hunger and homelessness seem as far removed from Thanksgiving as Scrooge from Christmas.  But homeless men shivering on the street are among the many for whom we are honored to prepare warm...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Thanksgiving meals

A Special Visit from NYC Mayor's Office Food Policy Director

Posted on 11/16/2016 by admin  |  Share

Barbara Turk Praises Catholic Chariites Bronx Food Hub


Jeanne McGettigan (Catholic Charities), Daryl Foriest and NYC Mayor's Office Director Barbara Turk(center) along with staff and partners 

By Daryl Foriest

Catholic...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Bronx Food Hub, NYC Mayor’s Office Food Policy Director, Barbara Turk

Looking for Help?

Posted on 11/14/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Call Catholic Charities Help Line

At Catholic Charities Help Line, callers in New York can connect to our live, trained, knowledgeable – and bilingual – staff.  

Our staff assesses callers’ needs.  They use up-to-date,...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Help Line

Tips on Tweets and Infrastructure Awareness, Too

Posted on 11/1/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Saying Thank You Has Never Been So Easy!

As regular Charity in Action  readers, you know how important infrastructure – meaning buildings, heating, technology – is for the accessible and safe quality service we provide.  So this week...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Nonprofit Infrastructure Week, Human Services Council

Forget Halloween Candy – Hungry New Yorkers Want a Real Meal

Posted on 10/31/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The Doorbell Is Ringing


NSACares Staff Volunteered at Our Local Food Hub

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: NSA Cares, feeding our neighbors

“Steadfast, Diligent, Humble, Compassionate, Down-to-Earth”

Posted on 10/12/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

From the Catholic Charities USA Annual Gathering

That’s how staff described Catholic Charities Director of Case Management Debra Presti in this video just-aired today, October 12, when Catholic Charities USA honored Deb with its Excellence in Management Award at its Annual Gathering in Boston.

And that is exactly the Deb...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Debra Presti-Eschen, Catholic Charities USA Annual Gathering

Catholic Charities’ George Horton Honored for His Service

Posted on 09/30/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Serving Homeless New Yorkers for more than 25 Years!


George Horton (R) at a Life Experience and Faith Sharing Associates event

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Homeless in New York, Life Experience and Faith Sharing Associate

Household Incomes Are Growing

Posted on 09/29/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Tell That to a Hungry New Yorker


A Catholic Charities staff member assists a client at the Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Pantry 

Household income grew 5.2 percent last year but hunger in New York barely budged...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Hunger in New York, Bronx Food Hub, Client Choice Food Pantry

Catholic Renewal Movers & Shakers Raise $900,000

Posted on 09/16/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

To Help Catholic Charities Feed Hungry New Yorkers


Msgr. Sullivan with Catholic Renewal attendees

More than 500 Catholic Renewal members, all professionals in the restructuring industry, gathered for a cocktail reception...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Catholic Renewal, Partner of Latham & Watkins

Wal-Mart Van Donation Helps Feed The Hungry in Rural New York

Posted on 09/14/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Food Pantries Replace Dumpster Diving

Poor, disabled and isolated in upstate rural New York, Dave, 43, relied on dumpster diving and strangers’ leftovers for food.  That all changed when the Wal-Mart Foundation donated...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Wal-Mart Foundation, Ulster County, Hunger in New York

9/11 Day Fifteen Years Later

Posted on 09/14/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Facing Off Against Terror


Catholic Charities volunteers successfully helped pack 500,000 meals on 911 Day

By Katie Tamola

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: 9/11 Day, Volunteering to feed the hungry, Feed the Children, John Jay College, UJA Federation