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NYC Homelessness – Worst Crisis Since the Great Depression

Posted on 03/23/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities teams with Bowery Residents Committee to combat homelessness

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Filed under: Centennial

Tags: Coalition for Housing, Bowery Resident’s Committee

NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Dedicated to Catholic Charities

Posted on 03/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 

Top of the morning to you this St. Patrick’s Day!  And what a fine fair day it is as today’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade –the biggest parade in our whole grand city– is dedicated to Catholic Charities and the NY State Police in honor of our 100...

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Tags: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Pope Francis Tells When to Help the Homeless

Posted on 03/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Puts This in Action

Here in New York City we pass homeless men, women and children begging every day and we wonder when and how to help.

Pope Francis makes it easy:

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Filed under: Centennial, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Pope Francis, Bowery Residence

New York State Proclamation Praises Catholic Charities

Posted on 02/28/2017 by admin  |  Share

Fr. Eric Cruz Explains Why



The State of New York issued a proclamation last week congratulating Catholic Charities on its Centennial. It’s easy to understand why when you read this sermon Catholic Charities Bronx Regional...

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Tags: Fr. Eric Cruz, St John Chrysostom Church

Better Food for Better Lives

Posted on 02/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Feeding the Hungry Now & into the Next Century

Better Food for Better Lives.  It’s not just a slogan; it's a promise. A hungry child, a hungry grandparent, the hungry man you see begging on the street…There is no need more basic...

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

Tags: Better Food for Better Lives, Rusty Staub Foundation, Bronx Food Hub

Msgr. Sullivan Provides NY State Assembly with Counsel During Combative Times

Posted on 02/10/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Focus on Righteousness  Vs. Self Righteousness

Catholic Charities Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan used his invocation before the New York State Assembly this week to offer counsel during these combative times as together Catholic...

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Filed under: Centennial

Tags: NY State Assembly, advocacy day, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Challenging Days - Especially for Immigrants & Refugees

Posted on 02/6/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Will You Help?


Francisco Gonzalez, caught in an airport sting, was reunited with his family by Catholic Charities

These have been challenging days for our nation – especially our immigrants and refugees. But it has also been...

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Filed under: Centennial, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

The Black Catholic Community: A Collective Community of Immigrants

Posted on 02/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Br. Tyrone Davis Speaks Out

By Brother Tyrone A. Davis, D.F.C., J.D.
Executive Director: Office of Black Ministry

Celebrating Black History Month & Catholic Charities

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Filed under: Centennial

Tags: Office of Black History, Black History Month, Br. Tyrone Davis, Black Catholic Community, feeding our neighbors

Hunger Isn’t Isolated to The Holidays

Posted on 02/1/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Make a difference now

It's freezing out and food donations are down.  We urgently need your help with our goal to collect 2 million meals by this Sunday, February 5, 2017.

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Filed under: Centennial

Tags: feeding our neighbors, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Bronx Food Hub

Catholic Charities Celebrates 100 Years

Posted on 01/31/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Serving Immigrants, Refugees and All New Yorkers In Need

Catholic Charities launched its Centennial Celebration of serving  immigrants, refugees, the poor and the disenfranchised this past Sunday, January 29, amid a...

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Filed under: Centennial

Tags: Presidental Immigration Executive Order

Catholic Charities Centennial Seen Through the Eyes of the Blind

Posted on 01/26/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

One Family’s Story

When Catholic Charities talks about celebrating our Centennial this year what we are really talking about is the pride we have in the millions we are honored to serve.   

Among those helped live to their fullest...

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

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases

A Firsthand Look at How ShopRite Partners in Feeding Our Neighbors

Posted on 01/25/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Grocery Stores Makes It Easy to Help


 L-R: Store Manager Jerry Galella; Msgr. Kevin Sullivan; Tom Urtz, Vice President of Operations, ShopRite; Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano: Corazon Pineda Isaac,...

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Filed under: Centennial, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: ShopRite, feeding our neighbors

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

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

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