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Catholic Charities’ Janet Hernandez Awarded First-Ever Yonkers Hispanic Trailblazers Award

Posted on 09/22/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Pushes Our Communities from Darkness to Light

 

Ms. Hernandez receives award

From serving as an International Observer in Ecuadorian presidential elections to organizing day laborers in Yonkers, Catholic Charities Community...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Help Catholic Charities Build a Playground!

Posted on 09/21/2017 by Sharese  |  Share

Have Fun Helping Disabled Children We Serve

Our Catholic Charities affiliate, Astor Services of Children and Families, is excited to announce our partnership with KaBOOM! Playground and Disney to build a 2,500 sq. ft. playground!

 

Please...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Astor Services for Children & Families, Kaboom, Disney

New York State Targets Huge Grant to Catholic Charities Orange Sullivan to Fight Opioid Crises

Posted on 09/20/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Provides Prevention, Treatment & Recovery in Highest-Need Area in the Nation

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: OASAS, Governor Cuomo, Opioid Crisis, Catholic Charities Orange and Sullivan

Free DACA Immigration Legal Help!

Posted on 09/19/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Renew Your Application Now

En Español

Download the flyer from the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Immigration and Refugee Services, Immigration Legal Clinic

A Thank You Message from 9/11 Day of Service Co-Founder David Payne

Posted on 09/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“Without Your Help We Couldn’t Have Accomplished What We Did”

By David Paine
President and Co-Founder
9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

There is no way we can fully express in words how much we appreciate the...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: 9/11 Day, Cofounder David Paine, 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

Top Ten DACA Resources

Posted on 09/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The fate of young immigrant “Dreamers” - dismal last week and brighter today - remains in flux after President Trump first announced he was ending the Deferred Action for Immigrant Arrivals (DACA) program and today announced he is...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, New Americans Hotline, WADO, UNIVISION, Volunteering, Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services

New Yorkers Honor 9/11 by Feeding Hurricane Victims and Hungry New Yorkers

Posted on 09/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Day of Service Provides 100,000 Bags of Food to Catholic Charities Food Hub

Decked in red hair nets and multi-colored t-shirts thousands of New York City volunteers stood shoulder to shoulder at the Intrepid Air and Space Museum.  Their goal: to pack...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Disaster Response & Recovery

The Best Way to Honor 9/11

Posted on 09/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Prayers for Victims and Help for Hurricane Disaster Survivors

At Catholic Charities, we will never forget.
 

When terrorists attacked on 9/11, Catholic Charities helped establish an integrated system of services. 

“...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: 9/11 Day, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Catholic Charities USA

Orange County, NY: Epicenter of Heroin Addiction

Posted on 09/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Teams Up During Recovery Month to Reduce Its Toll

Ninety-six pinwheels representing the deaths of 96 people who lost their battles with addiction last year alone were placed yesterday, September 7, 2017, on the lawn of...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Recovery Month

Hurricane Season: 10 Simple Steps for a Safe Emergency Plan

Posted on 09/7/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Plan for Yourself, Family and Friends

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As Hurricane Irma hurls towards Florida and Puerto Rico – just a week after Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, National Preparedness Month

What’s Up with DACA: A Guide to Know Your Rights

Posted on 09/6/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Understanding President Trump's 9/5 Announcement 

Looking for answers on what’s up with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) after President Trump’s September 5...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Executive Orders

Catholic Charities Joins Rally to Support DREAMers

Posted on 09/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Remains Steadfast in Solidarity

The Trump administration announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) today, September 5, 2017, a program that has protected from deportation nearly 800,000 young undocumented...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Flying from Florida to Run in the New York City Marathon

Posted on 09/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Inside Tips & Tricks from Team Catholic Charities NY Runners

It’s September and the heat is on for our Team Catholic Charities NY runners as they train for the big day, the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6, 2017.

They’ll...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: 2017 TCS New York City Marathon, TCS NYC Marathon

Happy Labor Day from Catholic Charities

Posted on 09/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Forget NYC Traffic; Enjoy with Family & Friends

 

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Tags: Labor Day

Catholic Charities Co-Hosts a Back-to-School Bash

Posted on 09/1/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Sets Students Up for Success

Children from families facing homelessness and hunger can hold their heads high when they start school next week thanks to back-to-school bashes Catholic Charities helped sponsor throughout...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: NYC Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Back To School, HomeBase, preserving housing