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Best Way to Celebrate National Family Volunteer Day

Posted on 11/2/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Finally, a volunteer project for all ages!

Join Catholic Charities with your family on Saturday, November 19th as  we host the best way in New York City to celebrate National Family Volunteer Day!

Spend a fun-filled family...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: National Family Volunteer Day, Volunteering

Best Volunteer Opportunities in New York

Posted on 10/13/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We Define Volunteering from A-Z

Here's one of our young participants from last year's National Family Volunteer Day  

Looking for the best volunteer opportunities in New York City?  Here at Catholic Charities, you...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Volunteering

Stay Cool This Summer with These Hot Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 07/8/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Options for All Ages

How hot are they? Check these out:

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Tags: Summer volunteer opportunities, Volunteering

Volunteers of All Faiths Team to Help Syrian Refugees

Posted on 06/28/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Hands On Help for Refugees an Ocean Away

Bearing black turbans, gold crosses, gray Catholic Charities t-shirts or no religious insignias at all, nearly 800 volunteers from all faiths or none banded together on Sunday, June 26...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, JDC, Heart to Heart International volunteers, Volunteering, helping Syrian refugees

Volunteers Battle Graffiti with Paint

Posted on 06/20/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Junior Board Wins the Battle in Washington Heights

Battling graffiti and vandalism that once marred walls and attitudes at a Washington Heights elementary school, Catholic Charities Junior Board volunteers...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Catholic Charities Junior Board, Volunteering, Alianza Dominicana, La Plaza Beacon, Washington Heights, Battling Graffiti

Viacom Execs Mentor Refugees

Posted on 05/27/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out This First-Person Catholic Charities Account

Here, in Veronica Rivero’s inaugural volunteer blog for Charity in Action, she gets to explore her passion about immigration and helping foreigners adapt...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Viacommunity, Volunteering, resume writing, mock interviews

Viacom Volunteers Mentor “Grace” Women Preparing to Reenter Workforce

Posted on 05/25/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Real World Warm Up

Successful Viacom female leaders mentor Grace Institute's women reentering the workforce

By Karen Daly

As a writer and Catholic Charities volunteer blogger it was amazing to watch last Friday, May 20,...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: grace institute, Volunteering, Viacom volunteers, Viacommunity Day, team-building

Top 10 Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 05/18/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Has You Covered

Got that long summer vacation stretching ahead and looking for a great way to fill it?

Check out our top 10 volunteer opportunities with Catholic Charities!

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Tags: Volunteering

Welcome Volunteer Artists!

Posted on 05/4/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

At Catholic Charities We Have So Many Ways You Can Help

Maureen McQuillan, a professional artist, volunteering her skills

A huge welcome and shout out to our current and potential – emphasis on potential - volunteer artists...

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Tags: Volunteering

The Best Easter Volunteer Activity Ever!

Posted on 03/2/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

  • Show your creative side
  • Volunteer alone – or with co-workers, family or friends 
  • Volunteer in your own office or...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Easter, Volunteering

Harlem Volunteers - Ages 90 & 75 - Share Secrets

Posted on 02/26/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Rob Nelson from ABC7 just broadcasted this powerful story last night that spotlights a mother-daughter volunteer team, ages 90 and 75!

For two decades, a mother and daughter team have been working tirelessly to help their community, making weekly visits to a food pantry in Harlem.

A long, healthy life is certainly a...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Volunteering, ABC7, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center Jr. Community Center

One Stop Shop for Random Acts of Kindness

Posted on 02/17/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Yay! It’s Random Acts of Kindness Day.
And surprise! Catholic Charities got an early start.
Better still - we’ve got easy ways for you to join us!

To spark your creativity, here’s how we kicked off kindness last week –...

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Tags: Random Acts of Kindness Day, Volunteering

Check Out This Secret to Longevity

Posted on 02/9/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Kirsten Luce for The New York Times


“Most Tuesday mornings, Marta Benitez walks from her apartment on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 111th Street to the food pantry at St. Cecilia’s Church on East 105th Street,” writes...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Volunteering

Electrifying Volunteers – No Exaggeration!

Posted on 01/19/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Thank God for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and its Electrical Workers Minority Caucus. 

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Tags: Volunteering, Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center Jr. Community Center, Electrical Workers Minority Caucus

Got those post-holidays blues? We can fix that!

Posted on 12/29/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

In fact, we’re just getting started with the 12 days of Christmas.

Inside Info: Did you know the 12 days of Christmas begins Christmas Day?  It ends January 5th, the eve of the Epiphany.

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Tags: Volunteering