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Huge Disparities in Infant Mortality & Health Care Accessibility in NYC

Posted on 03/1/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Community Health Profile Reveals Disturbing Facts

Families, individuals and children in New York City neighborhoods Catholic Charities NY serves are burdened not only by significantly worse health but less access to health care than other neighborhoods...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: NYC Community Health profiles; infant mortality, Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health, Reada Edelstein, Catholic Charities NY, NYC poverty, East Harlem

Warming Centers Protect Homeless as Temperatures Plummet

Posted on 02/26/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Opens New Centers in Ulster & Rockland Counties

As 25-mile-per-hour winds drag arctic air into the region plunging temperatures into the teens, men and women, homeless and desperate, gather inside Catholic Charities’ new...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Emergency & Temporary Shelters

Tags: warming centers NY, Catholic Charities NY, Mental Health, Volunteers, case managers, Freezing temperatures, Rockland County, Ulster County, Sullivan County

Cabin Fever? We’ve Got the Cure

Posted on 02/19/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Our Latest New York Volunteer Opportunities Tailored Just for You

Stuck in frigid February and getting cabin fever? 

You betcha.

Luckily, here at Catholic Charities we have the cure.

With dozens of volunteer...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Catholic Charities, New York volunteer, cabin fever, Marie Kondo, Language help, seniors, Nutritious meals, volunteer

Islands of Desolation: HOPE Homeless Count 2019

Posted on 01/31/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 “I’m Still Thinking of Them Now & What They’re Doing Tonight”

Just before midnight on Tuesday, January 29th and stretching into the chilly early morning hours of January 30th, Catholic Charities Bronx Director Rev. Eric Cruz joined a squad of...

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

Tags: HOPE 2019, Catholic Charities, Homeless, NYC

Tattered Suitcases & Threadbare Comforters

Posted on 01/28/2019 by admin  |  Share

My Subway Ride with Homeless New Yorkers

By Elyse Giaimo

Catholic Charities NY Grants Coordinator & Writer

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Count, Canvass & Listen to a Special Panel Discussion on NYC's Homeless: Join Us for HOPE 2019

Posted on 01/24/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

To Address This Tragedy We Must Know How Big It Is

We know it; we see it; and we’re all profoundly disturbed by it: the reality of men and women shivering homeless this winter on New York City streets. 

Please join us in doing something about...

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

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, HOPE 2019, NYC street homeless

Ailing Homeless Pizza Maker Featured as a NY Times Neediest Case

Posted on 11/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Mr. Wicklin Tries on New Coat

“It’s all in the wrist,” Johnnie Wicklin tells New York Times Neediest Cases reporter Remy Tumin, mimicking a pizza toss.

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Emergency & Temporary Shelters, Counseling

How Does Catholic Charities NY Use Your Gifts?

Posted on 11/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Our Answer Is Simple – and Substantial

Our vision for your gifts is simple. 
We use your gifts to help our New York neighbors as we would want our families helped if they were in need. 

And our vision for your gifts is substantial...

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers, Day Care Programs, Keeping Families Together, Crisis Intervention Centers & Services, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors, Temporary & Transitional Residences, Emergency & Temporary Shelters, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Are You a New Yorker Worried About Housing?

Posted on 10/22/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Hey; If You’re a New Yorker, How Can You Not Be Worried!

New Yorkers – Come one, come all to our upcoming Community Housing Fair to find answers to your housing worries.

Learn about:

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Permanent Affordable Housing, Temporary & Transitional Residences

Tags: St. Francis de Sales, Community Housing Fair, Campaign for Charity & Social Justice, Catholic Charities NY

6 Best Ways to Wage War on Hunger

Posted on 10/16/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

World Food Day: Local Answers to a Worldwide Crisis

Check out our 6 Best Ways to wage war on hunger today, World Food Day 2018, and every day.

World Food Day, celebrated each year on October 16, brings people together from all nations to...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: World Food Day 2018, war on hunger, 6 easy ways

Meet East Harlem Families; See Their Lives Transformed

Posted on 10/9/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Just-Released Video Celebrates Sixty Years of Service

East Harlem, home for the unwanted distinction of the highest child poverty rate in all of New York City, also serves as the much-wanted home of LSA Family Health, founded 60 years ago by Little...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Keeping Families Together, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: LSA Family Health, East Harlem, highest child poverty rate, Catholic Charities NY

Great Deals on Gently Used Designer Clothing

Posted on 09/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Shop Now – or Get Tax Credits for Your Charitable Clothing Donations!

Shop at our Catholic Charities NY affiliate, LSA Family Health Services, for their Fall Designer Event.

Visit Saturday, October 13 2018, for a special selection of fall...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: used designer clothing, charitable donation tax credits, sharing place, LSA Family Health Services