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Posted on 05/8/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Huge Mandate Addressed by Dedicated Staff


L-R: Tom Dobbins, Alison Hughes-Kelsick, Richard Espinal
L-R: Gabrielle Threatt, George Horton, Donna Dairocas

By Alice Kenny

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities Social and Community Development, George Horton, Msgr. Patrick McCahill, Tom Dobbins, Richard Espinal, Alison Hughes-Kelsick, Donna Dairocas, Gabrielle Threatt

Meet Janet Hernandez

Posted on 05/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Census Taker, Immigrant & Catholic Charities Employee Extraordinaire

By Alice Kenny

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help, Reporting Exploitation & Fraud, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: Janet Hernandez, 2020 Census, New York jobs

Happy May & Labor Day

Posted on 05/1/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Best Wishes – Plus Free Employment Training – from Catholic Charities NY

By Alice Kenny

Not just a day of daffodils and dances around maypoles – although we’re certainly grateful for that! – but May Day here at Catholic Charities NY and in much...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: May Day, Labor Day, wage violations, free employment training

Meet Katie, Makayla and the Fernandez Families

Posted on 04/30/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

See This Snapshot of Those Helped by Catholic Charities

Mere stairs, as forbidding as a concrete wall, blocked Katie from ever visiting her daughter, Makayla at school.  Trapped in a wheelchair ever since a car sideswiped hers on the New Jersey...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, gala video, St. Ignatius School, Catholic Charities immigration.

Bronx, the Last Bastion of Affordable Housing, Begins Losing Its Battle

Posted on 04/29/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Rushes In with Reinforcements

By Alice Kenny

Gentrification, richer people buying homes in poorer places, is now, more than ever before, pushing struggling New Yorkers out of some of the city’s most vulnerable...

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Association of Neighborhood Housing and Development, University of California, Berkeley Bronx affordable housing, Catholic Charities NY, St. Augustine Apartments

How You Can Make a Difference in a Refugee’s Life

Posted on 04/26/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

One Person, One Family at a Time

Overwhelmed by news of suffering refugees fleeing to the safety of U.S. shores and wish you could help? Thanks to Catholic Charities NY’s partnership with Family-to-Family, you can join us in making a difference one...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Family to Family, help a refugee

Day Laborers: Building with Hearts and Hands

Posted on 04/25/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Creates Community & Hope

By Juan Pablo Morales, Catholic Charities Day Laborers Program Bronx Coordinator 

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Filed under: Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: Juan Pablo Morales, Catholic Charities Bronx, Day Laborers, free OSHA training

Immigrants, Frightened and Sick, Line Up for Free Health Fair

Posted on 04/24/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Teams Up to Save Lives

By Teresa A. Santiago, Catholic Charities NY Hispanic Community Consultant

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: UNIVISION, Hostos College, community health fair, Fuertes Juntos, Salud es Vida, Teresa Santiago

Wishing You and Your Family a Happy Easter

Posted on 04/21/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

With Best Wishes from Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Happy Easter

Donors Make Easter Special for New Yorkers in Need

Posted on 04/17/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Shout Out to Catholic Daughters of America

What a great way to start the Easter season!  Thanks to the Catholic Daughters of America, one of the oldest and largest organizations of Catholic women in America the holiday came early e for babies...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Maternity Services

Tags: Catholic Daughters of America, Easter basket donations, St. Mary’s Church Washingtonville, Holy Rosary Church, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster

Grand Finale: Served by Catholic Charities & Profiled by The New York Times

Posted on 04/16/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read Them Now


Jordon with his case manager, Stephanie Ali

“It’s amazing what can happen in a year,” write lead New York Times Neediest Cases reporters John Otis and Remy Tumin in their final Sunday, 4/14/19 wrap-up of the recent Neediest...

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

Tags: The New York Times, Neediest Cases, John Otis, Remy Tumin, Jordon Levy, Fernandez, Catholic Charities NY