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Affordable Counseling in New York

Posted on 12/14/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Catholic Charities Parish Counseling Network

Let’s face it.  Life can be so confusing that we all need counseling sometimes.  But costs can keep us away.

Now, thanks to our Catholic Charities Parish Counseling...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Parish Counseling Network, Affordable Counseling

Blinded as an Adult, Man Regains Independence

Posted on 12/13/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The Story Behind this New York Times Neediest Cases Story


Leroy Bracey at St. Anthony's Shelter for Renewal

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Catholic Guild for the Blind, St. Anthony’s Shelter for Renewal

How a Bronx Girl, Age 10, Helped Immigrant Children Who Are Impoverished and Alone

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

A Christmas Story

Catholic Charities gives special volunteer award to Elizabeth Rodriguez

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Service In Schools

71st Annual Cardinal’s Christmas Luncheon

Posted on 12/9/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

A New York Christmas Tradition

What a fantastic way to ring in the holidays: the 71st Annual Christmas Luncheon held this past Monday, December 5, at the elegant Waldorf-Astoria!

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Tags: Cardinal's Christmas Luncheon, Clarke and Whitney Murphy, Waldorf Astoria, Cathy Martine-Dolecki

Best Way to Welcome the Christmas Season

Posted on 12/6/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

St. Nicholas Shopping Day Magic Turns Families into Santa’s Elves

Experience the day through our eyes through this great St. Nicholas Shopping Day video we pulled together.

Hurray! We celebrated...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: St. Nicholas Shopping Day, St. Nicholas of Westchester

How to Safely Navigate a Self-Service Cafeteria Without Vision

Posted on 12/2/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Hint: That’s Why We’re Honoring Three Special Cashiers

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Catholic Charities Guild for the Blind

#GivingTuesday Generosity Update

Posted on 12/1/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Netted over $10,000!

Supporters like you helped make this year’s #GivingTuesday a huge success for Catholic Charities and all the families who count on us here in New York…

Online #GivingTuesday gifts totaled slightly over $10,000...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: #GivingTuesday

Best Christmas Volunteer Opportunities in New York

Posted on 11/30/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Elves Needed!


Here are two of our St. Nicholas volunteers from last year's shopping day

At Catholic Charities we have the best Christmas Volunteer opportunities in New York. 

Our St. Nicholas Project...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: St. Nicholas Project, Christmas Volunteer opportunities, volunteer

#GivingTuesday Today!

Posted on 11/29/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Today is #GivingTuesday, a day set aside during the busy holiday season to reflect and give back.

Your #GivingTuesday gift now will bring hope to more needy families in New York as we brace for the cold of winter – and prepare for the...

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Tags: #GivingTuesday

Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas

Posted on 11/28/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Family Volunteer Day


On November 19th, 2016 families volunteered to support those in need

By Karen Daly

It was beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas at Catholic Charities 2nd National Family Volunteer Day...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: National Family Volunteer Day

Push Away from Thursday's Thanksgiving Table

Posted on 11/25/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Prepare for #GivingTuesday

“To live charitably means not looking out for our own interests, but carrying the burdens of the weakest and poorest among us.”  Pope Francis

Your #GivingTuesday gift ...

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Filed under: Online Gift

Tags: giving tuesday

Happy Thanksgiving from Catholic Charities

Posted on 11/24/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We Are Grateful for You!
 

 

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Tags: thanksgiving

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

Newburgh Outlaws Tobacco Shops Near Schools; Cuts Teen Smoking in Half

Posted on 11/21/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out How 

Amazingly, teen smoking along with the easy purchase of drug paraphernalia at local tobacco shops has been slashed by more than 50-percent in just over a year in the struggling upstate town...

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Filed under: Alcohol & Substance Abuse