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Lent 101

Posted on 03/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Experts Cut to the Chase to Clear the Confusion

No better time than today, Ash Wednesday 2019, when we kick off Lent to admit these 40 days of prayer, alms and fasting can be confusing.  After all, what does giving up Skittles, smokes or meat have to...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Fr. Eric Cruz, Lent 101, ash wednesday, Lenten season, Jesus, Easter

Hostos College Honors Catholic Charities "Distinguished Dominican" Beatriz Diaz Taveras

Posted on 02/27/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

"The Key Is Always Give 100%"


Ms. Taveras in her office-turned-flower shop thanks to staff's congratulatory bouquets

Congratulations to Beatriz Diaz Taveras, our executive director of Catholic Charities Community Services NY, for the well...

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Tags: Beatriz Diaz Taveras, Catholic Charities NY, Dominican Heritage, First-generation American, Hostos Community College, Catholic Charities Community Services, Distinguished Dominican

Celebrate Black History Month in New York City

Posted on 02/21/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Us for a Riveting 4-Part Documentary in the Heart of Harlem

Check out our options at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center!

Located in the heart of Harlem, the cultural center of black America with roots stretching back to visits by...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Affiliated Agency Events, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Black History Month, free movies, Kennedy Center, Harlem, Hidden Colors, Haiti, Cultural Center, America, NYC movies

New Warm Coats: A Valentine’s Day Gift to New York’s Neediest

Posted on 02/14/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

JaffaCares Teams with Catholic Charities to Provide Coats

Nearly 100 impoverished men and women we serve at Catholic Charities NY received the early Valentine last week they wanted most, new winter coats.  The gift of warmth in this cold city served...

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Tags: Jack Jaffa & Assoc., JaffaCares, Catholic Charities NY, new warm coats, Valentine’s Day, Fr. Eric Cruz.

Top 6 Volunteer Opportunities to Help Immigrants in New York

Posted on 02/8/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

You Have Time to Give?  We Have Options!

As a premier provider of immigrant services in New York, Catholic Charities offers the best volunteer opportunities tailored just for you.

Choose from our Top 6 Immigration Volunteer opportunities for...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: immigration, volunteer, Catholic Charities NY, Welcoming & Integrating

Unpaid Non-Profits; NYC’s Version of Unpaid Government Contracts

Posted on 02/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“NYC: Tough Place to Do Business When You’re Doing Business with City Itself”

Comptroller Stringer & Msgr. Kevin Sullivan. Photo courtesy Susan Watts/Office of New York City Comptroller

As cameras turn, at least for now, away from the plight...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Stand Up for Non-profits, NYC

Msgr. Kevin Sullivan Offers Full-Year Agenda at Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast

Posted on 01/23/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check It Out

Joining rabbis, Sikhs, ministers and more, Catholic Charities Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan offered an invocation and inspiration at the January 17th, 2019 Interfaith Breakfast hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and First...

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Best Way to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019

Posted on 01/18/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Us in Harlem; Meet an Original Freedom Rider 

Looking for the best FREE way to celebrate and honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? 

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

How to Stay Safe in New York During Winter’s Bitter Blast

Posted on 01/14/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Easy as 1, 2, 3

Brrrr!  Don’t let this biting blast of bitter cold turn deadly.
Stay safe.  It’s easy as 1, 2, 3. 

1. Who is most vulnerable?

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Filed under: Emergency & Temporary Shelters, Team Catholic Charities NY

Government Shutdown: Don’t Worry; We’re Open

Posted on 01/8/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Has Your Back

Potential food stamp cuts, labyrinthine TSA airport lines, shuttered parks plus all the crises caused by the government shutdown makes New Yorkers nervous.

Don’t worry.  At Catholic Charities NY, we are staying...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: government shutdown, free services New York, Catholic Charities NY

Day Laborers Celebrate Three Kings Day

Posted on 01/7/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“We Need to Share the Little We Have”

Unnoticed by many; spotted by others searching for cheap workers, hundreds of Yonkers day laborers were treated instead as kings for a day at Catholic Charities’ annual Three Kings celebration at...

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers, Team Catholic Charities NY

Skill + Karma = Westchester Knicks Win

Posted on 01/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Played for Canned Food Instead of Tickets

Thanks to support from cheering crowds inspired by the Westchester Knicks’ good will, this NBA G League team scored a nail-biting 104-102 victory over the Capital City Go-Go’s at the Westchester County Center...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Westchester Knicks, Capital City Go-Go-s, Catholic Charities NY, Fr. Eric Cruz

Happy New Year

Posted on 01/1/2019 by admin  |  Share

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Celebrate Boxing Day & the Beginning of Kwanzaa with a Look Back at St. Nicholas Shopping Day

Posted on 12/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read about It Here & in The New York Times

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY