Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

New NYC Plan to Move Homeless from Summonses to Services

Homeless man in NYC subway asking for human kindness
Photo Credit: Matt Collamer

Program Implantation Gives Homeless a Second...

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Hungry and Need Help?

Catholic Charities Is Here for You

By Alice Kenny

No one should have to decide whether pay the rent or feed their family. Yet, hard as it is to believe in such a wealthy state, nearly one out of...

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1 in 5 New Yorker’s are Poor: Catholic Charities is Ready to Help 

Photo Credit: Enrique Alarcon

by John-Mark de Palma

2 Min Read: According to the...

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HOPE Homeless Outreach Survey Shows NYC Homelessness Down, Critics Disagree

HOPE 2019: Catholic Charities File Photo


by John-Mark de Palma

4 Min Read: On a frigid 28-degree night in January,...

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Overwhelmed and Need Help?

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?...

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Former Santa Elf Faces Homelessness

Catholic Charities NY Steps In


For years Lisa, a former elf in Macy’s Santa Land; in an earlier life a person-sized...

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Recent Poll Says New Yorkers Support More Homeless Shelters

Homeless Man, Soho, NY. Photo Credit: Ben Hershey

By John-Mark de Palma  
2 Min Read: A recent ...

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Meet Katie, Makayla and the Fernandez Families

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...

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USDA Launches Online SNAP Purchases for New Yorkers in Pilot Program

Photo Credit: Dan Gold

by John-Mark de Palma

A test segment of the 38 million...

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Cardinal Dolan Demonstrates the Best Way to Celebrate Holy Thursday

Feeding New York’s Hungry

Toting bags freshly stuffed today, Holy Thursday, with fruits, beans, meat and their favorite foods, more than 100 families and single folks who may otherwise have gone hungry...

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