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Government Shutdown: Don’t Worry; We’re Open

Posted on 01/8/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Has Your Back

Potential food stamp cuts, labyrinthine TSA airport lines, shuttered parks plus all the crises caused by the government shutdown makes New Yorkers nervous.

Don’t worry.  At Catholic Charities NY, we are staying...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: government shutdown, free services New York, Catholic Charities NY

Skill + Karma = Westchester Knicks Win

Posted on 01/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Played for Canned Food Instead of Tickets

Thanks to support from cheering crowds inspired by the Westchester Knicks’ good will, this NBA G League team scored a nail-biting 104-102 victory over the Capital City Go-Go’s at the Westchester County Center...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Westchester Knicks, Capital City Go-Go-s, Catholic Charities NY, Fr. Eric Cruz

Stand Up for Kindness #ALightForAmerica

Posted on 12/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Us in Making December a Month of Light

Let’s make December, the month of Hanukkah, Christmas and blessed holidays around the world, a month of light.

#ALightForAmerica, an initiative of New York’s 92nd Street Y in...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, #ALightForAmerica, stand up for kindness, December month of light

Making a Difference in Puerto Rico with Books, Backpacks & Machetes

Posted on 11/29/2018 by Anonymous  |  Share


My Eyewitness to Tragedy

By Amaris White

Catholic Charities Director of Volunteer Services


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Filed under: Adoption Services, Community Centers, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Amaris White, Puerto Rico hurricane, SOMOS

Make #GivingTuesday Count Locally, Here in New York

Posted on 11/27/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Our #GivingTuesday goal is within reach. Will you help?

Today, Giving Tuesday 2018, please help us reach our goal of raising $24,000 in just 24 hours for your local New York neighbors! We’re so close, but we need your support in order to...

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Filed under: Ways to Give

Tags: Giving Tuesday 2018, $24, 000 in 24 hours, Catholic Charities NY

Wishing You a Wonderful All Saints Day

Posted on 11/1/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

And Remember, at Catholic Charities NY We Are Here for You Every Day


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Filed under: Catholic Renewal

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, All Saints Day

Facing Down Hate with Solidarity

Posted on 10/31/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Our Support for the Tree of Life Synagogue

By Msgr. Kevin Sullivan
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York

 Msgr Sullivan presents check to Eric Goldstein and UJA Federation President Jeffrey Schoenfeld

This past Sunday, I joined...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, $10k donation UJA Pittsburgh Solidarity Fund, Tree of Life Synagogue

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

Catholic Charities’ Phone Bank & Facebook “Public Charge” Live Event Reaches 14,000

Posted on 10/11/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Indicates Immigrants’ Concern & Confusion


More than 14,000 people concerned about the U.S. Administration’s proposed “Public Charge” immigration rule connected through a free phone bank and Facebook Live event hosted last week by Catholic Charities NY and its partners, a clear measure of immigrants’ confusion over the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline

Tags: Immigration public charge, Raluca Oncioiu, Catholic Charities NY, Office for New Americans, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the New York Immigration Coalition, Hispanic Federation, Univision and El Diario

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

“I’m Beeping!”

Posted on 10/4/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

What You Need to Know about Yesterday’s Presidential Alert

OMG; what was that high-pitched “Presidential Alert” suddenly beeping and vibrating on  everyone’s cell phone yesterday? 

Don’t worry.  You haven’t been selected for a special one-on-...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: presidential alert, flooded roads, Catholic Charities NY

Get Free Answers to Your Immigration "Public Charge Rule" Questions

Posted on 10/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Call Catholic Charities Telethon & Facebook Live Event

Confused and frightened by how the just-announced Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed “public charge rule” could impact immigrants? 

Call our live Phone Bank, 1-800-566-...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, public charge rule, telethon, facebook live, DHS, 1-800-566-7636, Mayor’s Immigration Office, the New York Immigration Coalition, Hispanic Federation

Huge Thanks to Catholic Renewal!

Posted on 09/21/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Reception Raises Record $1.3 Million for Hungry New Yorkers

Cardinal Dolan with 2018 Awardees Dennis F. Dunne and  Deirdre A. McGuinness 

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Filed under: Catholic Renewal

Tags: Catholic Renewal, Catholic Charities NY, New York Athletic Club

Hurricane Maria One Year Later: “Unsung Success” or Complete Disaster?

Posted on 09/20/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

I Was There; I Know

On the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Catholic Charities NY and Estoy Con Puerto Rico liaison Teresa Santiago dissects whether the response  was an unsung success or disaster.  Pictured (L-R):Teresa Santiago, Msgr. Kevin...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Hurricane Maria, Catholic Charities NY, Estoy con Puerto Rico, Teresa Santiago, unsung success, Puerto Rico

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