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Hungry and Need Help?

Posted on 06/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Free Food & Services through Catholic Charities

You are not alone

Far too many New York City residents - 1.4 million people, to be precise -- depend on food pantries and soup kitchens in New York to survive. That’s one...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Catholic Charities Bronx Food Hub, Food Bank for New York City, Food banks in the Hudson Valley  New York City, Coalition Against Hunger

Cardinal Dolan Celebrates Holy Thursday at Bronx Food Hub with Goya Foods

Posted on 04/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out Why


Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.; Timothy Cardinal Dolan; Robert Unanue, President and CEO of Goya Foods; Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Goya Foods, Cardinal Dolan, Monsignor Kevin SullivanHoly Thursday, Bronx Food Hub, Bronx food distribution center

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: Catholic Charities Centennial, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: ShopRite, feeding our neighbors

Overwhelming Hunger Right Here in New York

Posted on 01/23/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities "Feeding Our Neighbors" Confronts Sad Truth

Every day children in New York wake up hungry to an empty refrigerator and empty cupboards. The sad truth is 1 out of every 5 New Yorkers do not have enough to eat. Instead,...

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Filed under: 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: Catholic Charities Centennial, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Our Centennial

NYC Comptroller Stringer Trades Ideas with Catholic Charities

Posted on 08/12/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Tours New Bronx Food Hub


Comptroller Scott Stringer and city officials taking a tour through the food hub

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer met yesterday, August 11, with nearly a dozen Bronx Catholic Charities affiliated...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, Catholic Charities Bronx Food Hub

Food Hub Transforms War Against Hunger

Posted on 06/24/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Teams Up to Fight Back


Catholic Charities unpacks donations at new South Bronx Food Hub

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: South Bronx Food Hub, Goya Foods, City Harvest, Food Bank of New York, Emergency Food Assistance Program, United Way, Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Program

Youth Witness Mercy & Feed Our Hungry Neighbors

Posted on 05/2/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Nearly 2,000 Teens Celebrate Catholic Youth Day

Nearly 2,000 high school youth from across the archdiocese lived the theme, “Witness Mercy,” as they celebrated the annual New York Catholic Youth Day this past Saturday, April 30, by bringing...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: New York Catholic Youth Day

Harlem Volunteers - Ages 90 & 75 - Share Secrets

Posted on 02/26/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Rob Nelson from ABC7 just broadcasted this powerful story last night that spotlights a mother-daughter volunteer team, ages 90 and 75!

For two decades, a mother and daughter team have been working tirelessly to help their community, making weekly visits to a food pantry in Harlem.

A long, healthy life is certainly a...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Volunteering, ABC7, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center Jr. Community Center

Inspiring. Powerful. Educational And Feeding The Hungry, Too!

Posted on 02/1/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

That’s how an interdenominational team of 35 teens described their accomplishments yesterday, January 31st, when they banded together at UJA-Federation offices at 130 East 59th Street in Manhattan to feed our hungry neighbors. 

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, UJA-Federation, Bread for the World

Feed Our Hungry Neighbor Next Door

Posted on 01/29/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Dear Supporter, 
 
The faces of hunger might surprise you. Your co-worker, your child's best friend or the person you see every morning on your commute could be worrying about their next meal.
 

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

Blizzard Can’t Stop Hunger Activists

Posted on 01/26/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Mass transit screeched to a stop. Cars were cut off from New York streets. But Winter Storm Jonas’ apocalyptic snowfall that smothered the city could not stop the kickoff of our Feeding Our Neighbors Campaign at St. Patrick’s Cathedral...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Rev. Joel A. Gibson, Louisa Chafee, UJA, FPWA

Top 4 Tips to Fight Hunger

Posted on 01/25/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Hunger – I mean real hunger, the nothing in the fridge and nothing on children’s dinner plates hunger is out of control in New York. 

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: FPWA, Food Policy, Barbara Turk, Bread for the World, UJA-Federation of New York

Is Someone You Know Hungry?

Posted on 01/22/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

No one wakes up hoping to find an empty pantry, but this is the reality for many New Yorkers - our neighbors. The sad truth is 1 in 5 New Yorkers rely on emergency food programs to meet their basic needs.

Last year Catholic Charities...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors