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Hurry - Summer Teen Jobs Are Filling Fast

Posted on 03/10/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Apply Through Catholic Charities Now

With snow falling and a Nor’easter on its way, it’s hard to imagine time is running out for teens and young adults to land a summer job.  But it is! 


SYEP IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
If you are a NYC...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CCCS Alianza

Black & Puerto Rican Legislators Conference

Posted on 02/22/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And Still We Rise


L-R: Ashley Lahoud, of Astor Services; Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez; Catholic Charities Executive Director, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan; and Nathalie Tejada of Astor Services

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Black History Month, Kennedy Child Study Center, 46th annual New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators conference

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

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

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 managers that help them. So let’s pull back the curtain today and learn the story behind the story of two of my...

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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

Bragging About the Bronx Power 50

Posted on 12/21/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Why?  Two Hail from Catholic Charities!

Huge congratulations to Dianne Johnson and David Shuffler – named two of the Bronx Powerful 50! And their success on behalf of Catholic Charities with improving lives of New Yorkers in need.

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

Tags: Bronx Power 50, Youth Ministries Peace and Justice, Dianne Johnson, David Shuffler

Empire City Casino Bets Big for New Yorkers in Need

Posted on 12/19/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Donates 1,000 Toys & Coats for Families in Need


Empire City Casino President Timothy J. Rooney, The Gander Group President Josh Blake & Catholic Charities New York Excecutive Director Monsignor Kevin Sullivan 
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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Empire City Casino, Toy & Coat Drive

Santa’s Elves Answer “Help Wanted” Ad

Posted on 12/16/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

St. Nicholas Shopping Day Kicks off the Christmas Season

Folks decked out in green Catholic Charities t-shirts, some wearing red Santa hats, and all armed with Christmas wish lists drafted by those we serve, dashed down the aisles of Kmart located in NYC's Astor Place last Saturday, December 10. They packed shopping carts with...

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

Tags: St. Nicholas Shopping Day, Kmart Astor Place, Junior Board, St. Nicholas Project

How a Bronx Girl, Age 10, Helped Immigrant Children Who Are Impoverished and Alone

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

A Christmas Story

Catholic Charities gives special volunteer award to Elizabeth Rodriguez

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

Tags: Service In Schools

Best Way to Welcome the Christmas Season

Posted on 12/6/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

St. Nicholas Shopping Day Magic Turns Families into Santa’s Elves

Experience the day through our eyes through this great St. Nicholas Shopping Day video we pulled together.

Hurray! We celebrated St. Nicholas Shopping Day, the best way to welcome the Christmas holiday!

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

Tags: St. Nicholas Shopping Day, St. Nicholas of Westchester

#GivingTuesday Generosity Update

Posted on 12/1/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Netted over $10,000!

Supporters like you helped make this year’s #GivingTuesday a huge success for Catholic Charities and all the families who count on us here in New York…

Online #GivingTuesday gifts totaled slightly over $10,000...

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

Tags: #GivingTuesday

Best Christmas Volunteer Opportunities in New York

Posted on 11/30/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Elves Needed!


Here are two of our St. Nicholas volunteers from last year's shopping day

At Catholic Charities we have the best Christmas Volunteer opportunities in New York. 

Our St. Nicholas Project...

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

Tags: St. Nicholas Project, Christmas Volunteer opportunities, volunteer