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Monsignor Kevin Celebrates NYC Labor Day Parade with Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral

09/19/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

labor day banners outside St. Patrick's cathedral

by John-Mark de Palma

Thousands of working women and men, representing over 150 unions and labor groups marched in the annual New York City Labor Day Parade up Fifth Avenue on...

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Helping New Americans Know and Understand Their Immigration Rights

09/19/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

CCNY Phone bank panel

By Jim Sliney Jr.

On Monday, September 9th and Tuesday, September 10th, there were two live phone banks offering free, safe, legal help for new Americans at the office of Immigration and Refugee Services at the Lower...

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Loaves and Fishes: A Glance at Hunger in New York

09/19/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities Volunteer Assist Elderly Man with Food Assistance

September is National Hunger Awareness Month

By John Mark de Palma and Jim Sliney Jr

Catholic Charities of New York is shining a light on this important...

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Safety and a New Beginning at Saint Augustine Terrace

09/19/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Cardinal Dolan joins Rebekah Miranda and her daughter Amber as they dedicated St. Augustine Terrace Housing

By Jim Sliney Jr.

In September 2018, Rebekah Miranda and her daughter Amber moved into a new apartment in the Saint...

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Together 12,000 Volunteers Remember 9/11 and Served Those in Need

09/13/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr. 

September 11, 2019, The Intrepid Air and Space Museum

Any other day of the year, this space would be filled with milling crowds soaking in the history, the science and the service the museum features. But not...

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Proposed Changes to Public Charge: Catholic Charities is Ready

09/12/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

CCNY Food Distribution

By Jim Sliney Jr.

A dear friend of mine lived a perfectly normal life until the age of 16. While an honor student in high school, she developed a rare, autoimmune disease. It came out of nowhere and it never left....

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Kids Need Backpacks for Back-To-School: You Can Help

09/12/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

backpack drive back to school ccny

By Jim Sliney Jr.

Catholic Charities of New York and its biggest division, the Catholic Charities Community Services have, for years, been supporting back-to-school efforts by donating backpacks and school...

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The Coalition that Is Fighting to Save Charity

09/05/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

elderly woman pushing another elderly woman in a wheelchair

By Jim Sliney Jr.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, “significantly reduced tax incentives for Americans to give to the important work of charitable organizations across the...

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​The Many Welcoming Faces of the Leo House

09/05/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

the great window of the leo house

By Jim Sliney Jr.

Chelsea, Manhattan

You enter under a maroon awning into a gray stone building-front, the kind of elegant Manhattan buildings you see in movies. Inside, you see a long wooden front...

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The Not so Surprising Cost of Living in NYC

09/05/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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By Jim Sliney Jr.

In June, New York State passed a bill offering diverse protections for tenants throughout the state, including New York City. Legislation touches on eviction protections, security deposits for...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Visits Catholic Charities Bronx Food Hub

09/05/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

CCNY Monsignor Sullivan with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

By Jim Sliney Jr

On Wednesday, August 28th, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited a Catholic Charities of New York food hub and community...

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Senior Citizens to Receive Assistance Through a Generous Grant to Catholic Charities NY

08/28/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr 

The Field Hall Foundation has deep roots in caring for people with incurable diseases. In 1879 an Episcopal nun named Louise Gardner Hall opened the “House of the Holy Comforter” – a place where the physical and spiritual needs of the...

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Twenty-Two Miles a Day for Their Fellow Veterans

08/28/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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 walked 22 miles a day. Their goal? To cross the...

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11 Tips for a Successful Return to School

08/21/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr.

School is back in session on September 5th 2019. Are you ready? We found some educators and professionals with some advice to help make the return to school a big success.

  1. If your child is nervous about a new...

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How Catholic Charities set the Highest Bar for Census Outreach

08/21/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

people sitting in a field volunteering
By Jim Sliney Jr.

What do Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lin Manuel Miranda, Stan Lee and Alex Rodriguez all have in common? They all come from the northern Manhattan neighborhoods of Washington Heights and Inwood....

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