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Catholic Charities of New York Agencies Receive Personal Protective Equipment

Posted on 03/25/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of New York, gives an update on Catholic Charities Services and our Affiliated Agencies amidst COVID-19.  

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Filed under: Crisis Intervention Centers & Services

Tags: Msgr Sullivan, COVID-19, Coronavirus NY, NYC, Catholic Charities agencies

Depend on School Breakfast and Lunch? NYC has that Covered

Posted on 03/16/2020 by jmark  |  Share

Grab and Go Meals are Ready for ALL Students

student with lunch

by John-Mark de Palma

UPDATE March 17, 2020 With public schools in New York City closed in an effort to combat Covid-19, the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Department of Education announced yesterday that public schools will be open to provide ‘grab and go’ breakfast and lunch packages for ALL students. Public...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: convid-19, public school students, grab and go meals

Longtime Catholic Charities Champion Honored with the Vincenza DeFazio Award

Posted on 02/27/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Congratulations to Mary Ellen Ros -Award Recipient  


R-L: Catholic Charities Associate Executive Director, Talia Lockspeiser & Vincenza DeFazio Award Rcipient, Mary Ellen Ros 

By Zachary Davis 

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Mary Ellen Ros, Catholic Charities of New York, Albany, Vincenza DeFazio Award, The New York State Council of Catholic Charities Directors, Lower Hudson Valley

March 1: New York State Joins the Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 02/24/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

By Alice Garbarini Hurley & John-Mark de Palma 

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Tags: Plastic Bag Ban, NY State law, Recycle, Grocery bags, SNAP, WIC, Zero Waste Pledge

The Archbishop of San Juan to Hold Mass in Solidarity for Puerto Rico on February 2nd

Posted on 01/30/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“The Earthquakes have not only Shaken the Earth; they have also Shaken our Hearts”


St. Raymond's Church, 759 Castle Hill Ave. Bronx, NY 10472.

By Catholic Charities Staff

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Catholic Mass, Puerto Rico, St. Raymond's Bronx, San Juan Archbishop, Rev. Robert O. Gonzalez-Nieves, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Fr. Eric Cruz, Cáritas de Puerto Rico

GO ON GREEN

Posted on 01/21/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Hotline Helps Undocumented Immigrants with DMV Questions

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

Now that the Green Light Law officially took effect across New York State on December 16, 2019, Catholic Charities has stepped in to help smooth the road so undocumented immigrants can get their drivers’ permits and licenses without red tape and delay.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: the Immigrant & Refugee Services Catholic Charities, DMV, Licenses for Immigrants, Greenlight phone bank

Warming Centers Open in Ulster to Protect Homeless as Winter Takes Hold

Posted on 01/21/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Communities Services of Ulster County partners with the community to help change lives

By John-Mark de Palma

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Warming Centers NYC, Ulster County Warming Centers, NYC Homeless, Frigid Temperatures for Homeless

MLK Day of Service January 20:

Posted on 01/17/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“Make It a Day on, Not a Day off”

Photo by NationalService.gov 

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

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Tags: volunteer, MLK Day of service, Martin Luther King Jr

Looking back at 2019: St Nicholas to the Rescue

Posted on 01/10/2020 by Zack  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr.

On December 14th, New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan could be found shopping at the Astor Place Kmart, along with a team of over 300 volunteers to buy warm clothing like coats, gloves and hats for New Yorkers in need. This event was none other than Catholic Charities of New York’s Kmart Shopping Day – an annual event that is part of the St. Nicholas Project.

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

Tags: St. Nicholas Project, Adopt-A-Family, Kmart, Holiday giving back

Why do you give on #GivingTuesday?

Posted on 12/2/2019 by admin  |  Share

By William Mooney Sloneker

people helping people at food pantry

On this #GivingTuesday, we hope you will show your support through a donation to Catholic Charities. We also hope you’ll share with us and others the inspiration for your gift.

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Filed under: Online Gift

Tags: #GivingTuesday, Ways to Give

Statement from Catholic Charities of New York on World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Posted on 10/1/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

(NY, NY) - September 29, 2019 - Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, the head of Catholic Charities of New York, issued the following statement today to mark World Day of Migrants and Refugees. 

“America’s strength has always derived from its willingness, however reluctant at times, to welcome immigrants and refugees.  Catholic values are equally rooted in the belief that we should...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services

Puerto Rican Ingenuity and Spirit Still Rising High & Making History

Posted on 09/20/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Comite Noviembre volunteers arriving at Coliseo de Arecibo, Puerto Rico 

By Teresa Santiago, Catholic Charities NY Spanish Media Consultant 

A few days ago, I closely tracked Hurricane Dorian as it threatened the Caribbean, praying that it would not hit Puerto Rico as it had been forecasted. At the last minute, Dorian veered off Puerto Rico’s coast and selfishly I breathed a sigh of relief...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Puerto Rico Aid, Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Dorian, Comite Noviembre, Estoy Con Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Effort

Univision and Catholic Charities New York Partner for Immigration Facebook Live Event

Posted on 09/13/2019 by Anonymous  |  Share

Facebook Live Forum on the Public Charge Rule
Foro sobre la Regla de "Carga Pública." Los expertos en inmigración respondieron sus preguntas en vivo.

Panel experts:

Dan Smulian, Catholic Charities of New York
Sarah Nolan, New York Legal Assistance Group
Hasab Shafiqullah, Legal Aid Society
Ernie Collette, Mobilization for Justice
 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees