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With New Name and Tagline, Kennedy Children’s Center Continues to Change Lives

Posted on 07/18/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

My Eyewitness to Lives Transformed

By Molly Lankisch

Catholic Charities NY Summer Intern

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Kennedy Children’s Center, children special needs services, free preschool services

Top 10 New York Summer 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 06/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Unique, Fulfilling and Tailored Just for You

 

Looking for the best volunteer opportunities in New York this summer?

You name it; we’ve got it. 

Check out these unique –and fulfilling - ways to stretch and share...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care, Counseling, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Supportive Housing for People with Mental Illness

Tags: Top 10 New York 2018 Summer volunteer opportunities, mentor foster children, green garden volunteer, teach English as a second language, thrift store volunteer, waiter volunteer, day laborer volunteer, sign language volunteer

Free and Low-Cost Services for Families in Crisis

Posted on 06/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Is Here to Help

Clearly alcoholism, addiction, domestic violence and mental health debilitate and isolate those who suffer from them.  Less discussed but at least as tragic is the toll this takes on entire families.  

We are...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care, Keeping Families Together, Crisis Intervention Centers & Services, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: free and low-cost alcoholism services, addiction, domestic violence & mental health

Huge Shout Out to TIAA Volunteers

Posted on 06/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

TIAA Celebrate Centennial by Donating School Kits to Children Served by Catholic Charities NY

Huge thanks to TIAA for celebrating the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association in...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: TIAA Centennial, School Kits donations, Virgin Island hurricane victims

A Foster Mom Shares Her First-Person Insights

Posted on 05/18/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Love, Loss & Healing

Alicia already had three young children when she and her husband decided to open their hearts and home to a foster child.  So they took in a homeless, pregnant teen.  Then, when the baby was born and looked deep into...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Catholic Charities foster care, foster parent New York, national foster care month

Cardinal Dolan Doles Out Cheer for Children Struggling with Mental Disorders

Posted on 05/9/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Visits Astor Services for Children and Families

Doling out smiles and bear hugs, Cardinal Timothy Dolan made a special trek up to Rhinebeck, NY in Dutchess County today to cheer up children struggling with emotional and psychological problems...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Cardinal Doan, Astor Services for Children and Families, May National Mental Health Awareness Month

Affordable Children’s BBall Clinics Run by Brooklyn Nets

Posted on 04/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Looking for professional - yet affordable - neighborhood clinics this Spring 2018 for your future basketball stars?

Check out our Sunday CYO Clinics starting April 22!

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy, CYO basketball

More 20-Year Olds Go Bankrupt than Graduate College

Posted on 04/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out How Catholic Charities Reverses the Trend

Catholic Charities NY Alianza offers free financial planning to combat the trend that 20-year-olds go bankrupt than graduate college.
Photo Credit: Manhattan Times

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CCCS Alianza Division, Carmen de la Rosa, State Farm, Washington Heights, Inwood, Manhattan Times

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

Equal Pay for Equal Work: Why Is This So Complicated?

Posted on 03/15/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out from New ‘Women In Human Services Hall of Famer’ Gabriela Rosa


Gabriela Rosa accepts award with Catholic Charities Bronx Regional Coordinator Rev. Eric Cruz

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

Tags: Women in Human Services Hall of Fame, Strong Nonprofits for a Better New York, Gabriela Rosa, equal pay for women

Worried About What Your Children Will Do This Summer?

Posted on 03/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check out Catholic Charities Free & Low-Cost Youth Programs

It’s already March and we parents are starting to worry what are children will do when school ends and we’re at work.  Thankfully, Catholic Charities NY and our affiliates offer free...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CYO, Summer Camps

It’s a Miracle! YOU. Yes, You! Can Become a Big Brother or Sister!

Posted on 03/2/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Become a Hero:  Here’s How

 Check out our Catholic Charities affiliate, Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers. 

“It’s such a positive influence on your life,” says one of our Big Brothers, James, in this recent video, “and such an incredibly positive influence on the other person’s life that every day you see it on...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers

Sisters Flee from Violence for Safety in the U.S.

Posted on 02/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Disabled and Abused


Julia Cruz

Walking Dogs to Support Her Family

Abandoned by her husband, Juana Cruz tried to support her daughters, Julia and Estefany, with the only job she could find in their impoverished town of Chlatenango...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Reporting Exploitation & Fraud, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: El Salvador, unaccompanied minors, Brett Stark

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