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Free School Supplies for Children We Serve

Posted on 08/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How Catholic Charities Sets Children Up for Success

It's time for Back-to-School shopping and we want to make sure children we serve at Catholic Charities are set up for success.  

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Preserving Housing

Tags: Free School Supplies, Back To School

Catholic Charities Joins Forces to Reverse the Reality of Homeless Veterans

Posted on 08/11/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The tragic reality of homeless veterans – at least 2,000 in New York City alone - has persisted far too long and Catholic Charities has joined forced to stop it. Yesterday, August 11th, for example, we participated in the 3rd Annual Veteran’s...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Preserving Housing

Tags: Homeless veterans, Veteran’s Resource Fair

Cops, Community & Our Staff Bond in the Bronx During National Night Out

Posted on 08/8/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

As police/community relations sour and cell phone shots of abuse multiply, Catholic Charities Homebase Staff stepped in by joining “National Night Out”  an annual event designed to foster alliances and prevent crime in the Bronx on August 2nd.

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Preserving Housing

Tags: National Night Out, 41st precinct, 43rd precinct, HomeBase

Strokes Leave Yvette Struggling to Survive

Posted on 04/11/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Until Catholic Charities Steps In

Mashed potatoes and eggs.  That’s all Yvette can swallow without choking since two strokes seized her body and mind at age 42.  Thinking, talking – let alone eating – are part of a daily struggle to...

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Eviction Prevention Program

Hearing Voices and Facing Homelessness

Posted on 03/7/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities stepped in to stop 6,349 families from becoming homeless last year. 6,349. That’s a big number.  But what matters most is the individual, his story and how we can help.

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Preserving Housing

Tags: Section 8, eviction prevention, Office of Mental Health

Check Out This Real-Life Soap Opera

Posted on 01/15/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

There is so much death, betrayal and redemption in Marlin Hernandez’ life story that it could swap in for a soap opera script. 

When Ms. Hernandez, two months pregnant and with two small children at home, left work the night of December...

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Filed under: Preserving Housing