Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Bringing Mental Health to the People

By Jim Sliney Jr.

In New York City there is an important change underway in how mental health is received. Part of Mayor DeBlasio’s...

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Longing for Stability After a Childhood Spent in Hospitals

A genetic disorder has dominated large portions of Silas Waller’s life. Getting to college at first required a wheelchair and two buses, but he was determined to get on a path to financial security.

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Twenty-Two Miles a Day for Their Fellow Veterans

By Jim Sliney Jr.

Washington State. March 22, 2019. Jimmy Novack walks southeastwards.

Oregon. April 15, 2019. Tommy Zurhellen walks eastwards.

Every day since, for 4+ months, these men...

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How Tech and the Xavier Society Revolutionize Life for the Blind

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Xavier Society for the Blind was founded in 1900 by Jesuit priest Father Joseph...

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Don't Miss Your Opportunity for a Free Air Conditioner

Your Household May Qualify for a Free Air Conditioner Under this State Program

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By Sophia Theriault

New York State is providing financial assistance in the form of free...

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How Best to Treat Mental Illness

Offering Support, Not Shame

By Alice Kenny

Nearly twice as many Americans – 1 in 5 - struggle with mental illness than...

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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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Upstate Children Receive Their First Pair of New Pajamas

Upstate Children Receive Their First Pair of New Pajamas

Shout Out to Special Partnership & Children We Serve

Imagine a child so poor he never wore his own pair of new pajamas? Yet...

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‘What Happens When They’re 21?’ Cardinal Visits Catholic Charities Pediatric Center

Children at Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center Catholic Charities New York

by John-Mark de Palma

Timothy Cardinal Dolan joined Catholic Charities’ Executive Director,...

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“Aging Out” Yet Still Disabled

Cardinal Dolan Seeks Solutions at Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, along with Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the...

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