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10 Ways to Stay Cool in New York

Posted on 07/19/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

What You Need to Know This Heat Wave

via GIPHY

 

Temperatures soared into the 90s this week and feel like 100 on steaming city streets. This extreme heat is not just uncomfortable.  It’s downright dangerous.

Here are our top 10 tips to keep you, your family and your neighbors safe:

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: NYC heat wave, NYC Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Bronx Week Honors Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/16/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out These Top 4 Bronx Week Events!

 

Get the inside scoop from us,  Bronx insiders, as Bronx Week’s celebration of the best and brightest honors Catholic Charities to commemorate our 100-year...

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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, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Bronx Week, 2017 Bronx Day Parade

Special Message from Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

Posted on 05/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Time Is Running Out

The time for compassion is now.
The most vulnerable in our community are counting on us — and you.

Right now, I really need your help. Time is almost out for our 2017 Annual Fund Drive and I haven't heard...

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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, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Annual Fund Drive

6 Best Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Posted on 05/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How to Make Mother’s Day Perfect for Your Mom

Mother’s Day is almost here -  this Sunday, May 14!  But don’t worry, you still have time to make it perfect.

Here are our "6 Best Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day:"

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

Tags: Mother's Day

Fidelis Care Celebrates May Day Donation at Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Fosters Free & Affordable Care for New Yorkers in Need


(L-R) Pamela Hassan, Mark Sclafani, Beatriz Diaz-Taveras, George Rodriguez & Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Fidelis Care, May Day, Affordable Health Care

Check Out These Top 5 Sports Hero Videos

Posted on 05/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Featured at Our CYO 81st Annual Club of Champions Tribute

 

Sports, arts and teamwork stand among CYO’s immediate goals, but its true focus, sports heroes repeated at the Our CYO 81st Annual Club of Champions Tribute on May 2, 2017,...

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

Tags: Our CYO 81st Annual Club of Champions Tribute, Caron Butler, Eric LeGrand, George Pyne, Ben McAdoo, Sean Kilpatrick 2017 CYO Club of Champions

Free NEW Designer Clothes for Needy New Yorkers

Posted on 04/27/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Teams with Dignity U Wear

It’s hard enough to be poor in an expensive city like New York.  But then to have to advertise it wearing old clothes that might be too tight, too big, too worn, too torn…How does a child...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Free Clothes for the Needy, Dignity U Wear

Donate Your Suits & Dresses to Help Women Land Jobs

Posted on 04/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Dress for Success

That’s right! The gently used professional attire you no longer wear can help struggling women land jobs.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Volunteering, grace institute

"I Want My Kids to Have a Home"

Posted on 04/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Meet Anissa Introduced at the Catholic Charities Orange and Sullivan Gala

After a fire burned Anissa and her children out of their inner-city apartment, the difference between their family staying together and being torn apart all came down to whether they could rent a ranch so humble that not a single shrub grew on the lot, so...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Catholic Charities Orange and Sullivan Gala

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: Catholic Charities Centennial, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Pope Francis, Bowery Residence

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: Catholic Charities Centennial, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases