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How You Can Help Keep Working NYC Families Housed

Posted on 07/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer as a Tenants Rights Workshop Teacher

We need your help combating the housing crisis that pushes working poor families in New York City into homelessness.  Please volunteer with us as a Tenants Rights Workshop Teacher.

Voluntary...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Permanent Affordable Housing, Emergency & Temporary Shelters

Tags: Tenants Rights Workshop teacher volunteer, keep NYC families housed

New Half-Price MetroCards Offer Roadmap to Equality

Posted on 06/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Mobility Equals Opportunity

Considered the great equalizer connecting New Yorkers to jobs, education and upward mobility, our roaring subway system turned a historic corner this week by agreeing to offer half-priced MetroCards to low-income New...

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Filed under: Supporting Immigrant Workers, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Half-price New York City Metrocards, Mayor DeBlasio, Community Service Society metro report

1 A.M: Riding the 6 Train with the Homeless

Posted on 05/30/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Riding the Rails with Msgr. Sullivan

By Fanny Gomez

Catholic Charities Social Media Specialist

If you’re like me and take the E train to work, you’ve noticed the continuous amount of homeless people on it. That’s because the E train...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Kevin Sullivan rides 6 train with homeless, Holy Rosary Stabilization Bed Program, Bowery Residents Committee, Department of Homeless Services

Health Food Fair for the Hungry

Posted on 05/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Chef Bianca, TIAA & Catholic Charities Team Up

Pulling out her vegetable spiralizer  and pushing up her sleeves, Chef Bianca Anderson transformed, for an afternoon, part of a Catholic Charities community center in Harlem into a personalized free...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Chef Bianca Anderson, TIAA & Catholic Charities NY, health food fair, free food

Hungry and Need Help?

Posted on 04/23/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities is Here for You

If you’re hungry and need help, you’re not alone.  An astronomical 1.4 MILLION New Yorkers depend on food pantries and soup kitchens to survive.  That’s one out of every five New Yorkers. Older women.  Working...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: New York hunger help, Food pantries, soup kitchens, help applying for SNAP

Cardinal Dolan Shares Easter Food & Blessings with Hungry New Yorkers

Posted on 04/3/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Many Count Themselves among the Working Poor

Cardinal Dolan distributed food at Catholic Charities expanded St. Cecelia’s food pantry on Holy Thursday.

Clutching bags, carts and strollers, hundreds of hungry folks in East Harlem filled...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Cardinal Dolan, St. Cecelia’s, Food Pantry, East Harlem, Goya Foods

Why Catholic Charities Celebrates and Mourns for Rusty Staub

Posted on 04/2/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

A Hero on Crowded Fields and Quiet Corners

The death last week of famed New York Mets baseball hero Rusty Staub, less well known but equally heroic for his generous initiatives to feed hungry New Yorkers, leaves a vacuum for all of us here at...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Rusty Staub

Urgent! We Need Your Help and Hope

Posted on 03/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Last year was a year of devastation for so many of our brothers and sisters: hurricanes; evictions; lives and livelihoods swept away. But because of compassionate neighbors like you, it was also a year of great hope.

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

Tags: Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico

NYC Homelessness Hits Highest Levels Since 1980s

Posted on 03/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Shocking Stats & a Helping Hand

Homelessness in New York City hit the highest level since the 1980s, reports the Coalition for the Homeless.

If that doesn’t shock you, how about this?

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

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

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

New Yorkers: Freeze Your Rent!

Posted on 12/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Seniors & People with Disabilities: Sign Up for NYC Rent Freeze Program


NYC RENT FREEZE PROGRAM

Huge news for seniors and people with disabilities struggling to pay their rent!  Rent Freeze NYC lets you freeze your rent at its...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: NYC Rent Freeze Program, HPD

Time Running Out to File for BIG Homeowner's Tax Break!

Posted on 12/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Savings for NYC Seniors and Disabled Homeowners

 

Income caps for Senior Citizen Homeowner’s Exemption (SCHE) or Disabled Homeowner’s Exemption (DHE) more than doubled this year.  This opens the door to possible...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Housing Assistance

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