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NY Giants Mentor Inner City Children

Posted on 01/23/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Provide Role Models and Inspiration

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Alianza Division, CCCS, Catholic Charities Alianza Division

Runaway Teen’s Family Profiled by The New York Times

Posted on 01/10/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

See How Catholic Charities Stepped In

When Desiree Santana’s 14-year-old daughter went missing in September, she felt frantic, writes New York Times reporter Emily Palmer in this Neediest Cases profile published this past Sunday, January 7,...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: New York Neediest Cases

How We House the Hardest-to-Help Homeless

Posted on 12/18/2017 by admin  |  Share

Sheltering Those Who Lived on the Streets for Years

By Jacqueline Victoria-Kline

Program Director


Jackie Victoria-Kline (R) decorates Holy Rosary
Shelter Christmas party tree

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Holy Rosary, East Harlem, Shelter, Bowery Residence Committee, NYC’s Department of Homeless Services

Huge Thanks to Our Christmas Elves !

Posted on 12/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

AKA St. Nicholas Shopping Day Volunteers


Catholic Charities Trustee Bill Pruellage’s family volunteers for Shopping Day fun.

Merry Christmas and a huge thank you to our army of elves who banded with us at our St. Nicholas...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Affiliated Agency Events, Catholic Charities Junior Board Events

Tags: St. Nicholas Project, St. Nicholas Project Shopping Day, Kmart, Astor Place

Special NYC Shelter Battles Surge of Homelessness Among Young Adults

Posted on 12/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out the Latest in Catholic Charities New York Times Neediest Cases


Moussa Konate, 21

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases

After Surviving a Brain Tumor as a Toddler, Teen Reveals Price of Living as a Walking Miracle

Posted on 11/30/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out More in Today’s New York Times Neediest Cases Profile

Allia Villa survived a brain tumor at age 4.  It was only the start of her fight. 

Now a 17-year-old cancer survivor, it is hard to tally all the ATRT brain tumor stole...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: brain tumor survivor, Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers, NYC mentor

Grieving Dad’s Loss; Fearing Mom will Die as Well; Teen Reaches Out to “Big Brother”

Posted on 10/31/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Catholic Charities’ Latest Profile in The New York Times

"Providencia Vanderpool was reminiscing with her youngest son about his father when suddenly the boy’s words alarmed her, " writes New York Times reporter John Otis about a teen...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers

Paul Ryan Preps for Al Smith Dinner with Tour of NY Foundling

Posted on 10/25/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Dinner Raises Funds for Children in Need



Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joined Cardinal Dolan for a tour of Catholic Charities affiliate, the New York Foundling, before taking the stage at the Al Smith dinner in New York City on...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Al Smith dinner, Paul Ryan, Ray Kelly, Cardinal Dolan, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, NY Foundling

We Built a Playground!

Posted on 10/16/2017 by Fanny Gomez  |  Share

Volunteers Create Fun Space for Children with Special Needs

 

By Fanny Gomez

Catholic Charities Social Media Specialist

 

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Kaboom!, Astor Services, Disney, Volunteering

Help Catholic Charities Build a Playground!

Posted on 09/21/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Have Fun Helping Disabled Children We Serve

Our Catholic Charities affiliate, Astor Services of Children and Families, is excited to announce our partnership with KaBOOM! Playground and Disney to build a 2,500 sq. ft. playground!

 

Please...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Astor Services for Children & Families, Kaboom, Disney

Catholic Charities Co-Hosts a Back-to-School Bash

Posted on 09/1/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Sets Students Up for Success

Children from families facing homelessness and hunger can hold their heads high when they start school next week thanks to back-to-school bashes Catholic Charities helped sponsor throughout...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: NYC Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Back To School, HomeBase, preserving housing

Free School Supplies!

Posted on 08/18/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Plus Free Haircuts, Food – Everything Children We Serve Need to Succeed

That’s right – Catholic Charities is hosting free school supply giveaways in challenged neighborhoods we serve. 

Why? To set children up for success.

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: School Supplies

Free School Supplies for Children We Serve

Posted on 08/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How Catholic Charities Sets Children Up for Success

It's time for Back-to-School shopping and we want to make sure children we serve at Catholic Charities are set up for success.  

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Preserving Housing

Tags: Free School Supplies, Back To School

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