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Dangers Behind; Uncertainties Ahead but Together At Last

Posted on 01/20/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Learn the story behind the story in this New York Times Neediest Cases profile.


(L-R) Juan, Flor de Maria and Jose at Bahia Restaurant

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: New York Times Neediest Case

Tonight, 450,000 Children in New York Will Go to Sleep Hungry

Posted on 01/18/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The woman you see each day on your commute. Your co-worker. Your child's best friend.

The faces of hunger are often familiar ones. In fact, they're our neighbors. More than 20% of New Yorkers struggle to afford food. That's why we're...

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Filed under: Centennial, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Centennial

Two Decades Later Couple, Torn Apart by Oppression, Reunites

Posted on 01/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And Baby Makes Three


Sebentu and her husband Melake

For more than a century The New York Times has spotlighted New York’s “Neediest Cases” and for more than a decade I’ve had the honor to meet some of these brave folks and the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Eritrea

Free Event! Everything You Need to Know About Upcoming Immigration Changes

Posted on 01/12/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Who, What, When, Where and Why


Father Cruz with a family at St. Jerome's

Worried about possible immigration policy changes and how they may affect you?

Join us tonight at our free Special National Migration Week Forum...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Immigration services in New York, immigration policy changes, St. Jerome H.A.N.D.S Community Center

Insider’s Peek into the 115th Congress Swearing In

Posted on 01/11/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The Real Deal on Advocacy

Catholic Charities Govt. & Community Relations Director Luz Tavarez gives an insider’s peak into the 115th Congress swearing in & real deal on advocacy.

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Filed under: Centennial, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: 115th Congress, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Shannon Kelly, Beatriz Diaz Taveras, Adriano Espaillat

Immigrant Children Crowned Kings for the Day

Posted on 01/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Celebrates Feast of the Three Kings Day in the Bronx


View photos on of the Three Kings event on our Facebook Page

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Three Kings Day in the Bronx, Day Laborers, El Día de los Reyes, Bronx

An Insiders Peek into The New York Times Neediest Cases

Posted on 01/6/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Meet Andre and Jamal

For more than a century The New York Times has spotlighted New York’s “Neediest Cases” and for more than a decade I’ve had the honor to meet some of these brave folks and the dedicated case...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases

Dominican American Teens Cheer as Their Paisono, Adriano Espaillat, Makes History

Posted on 01/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

First Dominican American & Former Undocumented Immigrant Sworn into Congress


Alianza youth in Washington D.C.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Alianza Division, undocumented immigrant, Congress

Shocking Stats to Bolster Your New Year’s Resolution

Posted on 01/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Simple as 1, 2, 3

Uh oh… Day 3 into our New Year’s resolutions and we’re already backsliding.

Lucky for you if your resolution was to join with us in making New York a better place

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: New Year's Resolution

100 Years of Providing Help & Creating Hope

Posted on 12/31/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

  Happy 2017 – and wow, does Catholic Charities have a lot to celebrate!  This year marks our Centennial.  That’s right; 100 years providing help and creating hope for our fellow New Yorkers.  So stay tuned...

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Filed under: Centennial

Tags: Centennial

With Gratitude & Best Wishes from Catholic Charities!

Posted on 12/30/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 

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Forced to Drop Out of School at Age 9, 17-Year-Old Returns with 3.8 GPA

Posted on 12/29/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

A Catholic Charities/New York Times Neediest Cases Miracle


Alex Chan, now in Brooklyn, talks about his dangerous life in Guatemala 

 

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Toddler with Autism, Baby with Heart Defect, but Single Mom No Longer Feels Alone

Posted on 12/28/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out the Story behind the Story in This New York Times Neediest Case


 Geraliz pauses just long enough for the photo to snap

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Catholic Charities Needs You

Posted on 12/27/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

From Monsignor Sullivan

With 2016 quickly coming to a close, I look back with gratitude and forward with great hope.

I’m thankful for generous supporters like YOU who are living Pope Francis’ inspiring message to lift...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: New Year, 2017, Monsignor Sullivan