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From Paralysis to Motherhood, She Never Gave Up

Posted on 01/9/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read Katie Morillo’s Profile Here & in The New York Times

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Filed under: Financial Assistance, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Blinded by Medical Treatment; Restarting with Son at Her Side

Posted on 12/31/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 New York Times Features Family Served by Catholic Guild for the Blind

Charity Danso had confronted malaria before, but this time was different. The problem wasn’t the disease; it was the cure, writes Lisa Foderaro in this Neediest Cases story...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Charity Danso, Catholic Guild for the Blind

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

Free Respite for New York Parents of Children with Special Needs

Posted on 09/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We’re Here for You

Are you caring at home for a child or adult with developmental disabilities?

The support you’re giving helps your child thrive. 

But what about you?  You, too, need support and need a break.

At Catholic Charities...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Keeping Families Together, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: free respite, parents of children with special needs

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

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

Blind, Tortured Syrian Grounded on Airport Tarmac by Trump Travel Ban

Posted on 12/29/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Finally Finds Safety in the U.S.

Amier Agha, who is blind, was beaten and his best friend executed by fighters in Syria.  Intent on escaping the country, he persevered in the face of visa problems and President Trump’s travel ban.

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Gov. Cuomo Announces Crackdown on Opioid Abuse

Posted on 10/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Gov. Mario Cuomo -- joined by Catholic Charities Staten Island CEO Vincent Ignizio and fellow leaders -- visited Staten Island, the epicenter of New York City’s opioid storm, to introduce at Catholic Charities in Mt. Loretto a major crackdown in the battle against opioid abuse.

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Opioid Addiction, Heroin Epidemic Archdiocesan Response Team

New York State Targets Huge Grant to Catholic Charities Orange Sullivan to Fight Opioid Crises

Posted on 09/20/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Provides Prevention, Treatment & Recovery in Highest-Need Area in the Nation

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: OASAS, Governor Cuomo, Opioid Crisis, Catholic Charities Orange and Sullivan

Orange County, NY: Epicenter of Heroin Addiction

Posted on 09/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Teams Up During Recovery Month to Reduce Its Toll

Ninety-six pinwheels representing the deaths of 96 people who lost their battles with addiction last year alone were placed yesterday, September 7, 2017, on the lawn of...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Recovery Month

10 Top Ways to Keep Families Together

Posted on 08/25/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

When Addiction or Illness Could Tear Them Apart

Alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health issues torment individuals and can tear apart their families.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

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