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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

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

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

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

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

Safety Tips to Combat Today & Tomorrow's Dangerous Arctic Cold

Posted on 12/15/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How to Prepare for Extreme Cold Weather

Today’s blast of arctic cold is dangerous. Catholic Charities is here to help.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: safety tips, extreme cold weather

Affordable Counseling in New York

Posted on 12/14/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Catholic Charities Parish Counseling Network

Let’s face it.  Life can be so confusing that we all need counseling sometimes.  But costs can keep us away.

Now, thanks to our Catholic Charities Parish Counseling...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Parish Counseling Network, Affordable Counseling

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