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Overwhelmed and Need Help?

Posted on 05/30/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Provides New Yorkers the Free and Low-Cost Support They Need

Confronted with an eviction notice, an aging parent’s declining health, a child’s struggles with drugs or other crises? Seeking help in areas you once knew nothing about...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Counseling, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: Catholic Charities New York, free and low-cost help

Bigs and Littles NYC Mentoring Intervene to Help Bullied Siblings

Posted on 02/25/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“They’re There for Me”

Bullied by classmates, Lillian, 11, pretended she was sick to avoid school; her grades plummeting from 4’s to 2’s.

A gifted dancer, Lillian had studied ballet since age 5, landing full scholarships to the School of...

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

Tags: Bigs and Littles NYC Mentoring, bullying, La Salle Academy, Epiphany Catholic School, Anti-bullying, ADHD, Catholic Charities NY, Food pantries, Scholarships

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

First Kate Spade. Now Anthony Bourdain

Posted on 06/8/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Making Sense – and Coping – with Recent Suicides

With sorrow and sympathy, we pray for Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade and all whose sadness cuts so deep they contemplate acts of pure desperation.  We pray also for those who love them; those now...

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Filed under: Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline, Crisis Intervention Centers & Services, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Counseling

Tags: Anthony Bourdain suicide, Kate Spade suicide, Catholic Charities NY, free affordable counseling 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

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