Solar Eclipse Binds Our Nation

Posted on 08/21/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Moving from Darkness to Light


Just when we needed something mystical to bring together our battling nation, a total solar eclipse with a reach stretching from one end...

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Tags: Solar Eclipse

Free School Supplies!

Posted on 08/18/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Plus Free Haircuts, Food – Everything Children We Serve Need to Succeed

That’s right – Catholic Charities is hosting free school supply giveaways in challenged neighborhoods we serve. 

Why? To set children up for success.


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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: School Supplies

Free Job Training & Placement for New York Women!

Posted on 08/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Choose from Health Care, Administrative & Paid Training Programs!

 two women smiling

Are you a woman looking for FREE computer, administrative, and technical training- and PLACEMENT! ­ to land jobs in New York City?

Check out Grace Institute,...

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Filed under: Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: Job Training & Placement

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan: In the Aftermath of Charlottesville

Posted on 08/16/2017 by admin  |  Share

Let Us Strive to Bind Our Nation's Wounds

Dear Friends,

This morning I am in the Dominican Republic visiting a children's home sponsored by Maestro Cares, the foundation of singer Marc Anthony.  The compassionate and healing work...

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Tags: Charlottesville

Free Immigration Legal Clinic

Posted on 08/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer – or Get Help – at Catholic Charities’ 1st Ulster County Immigrant Family Legal Support Day

Are you passionate about immigrant issues?  Are you fluent in Spanish and English?

Or are you an immigrant looking...

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Does Three Half Marathons Equal One NYC Marathon?

Posted on 08/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Team Catholic Charities NY's Margaret Souther Will Soon Find Out

Our Team Catholic Charities NY marathon runners train for months.  They rise when the rest of us are sound asleep.  And they jog through snow, sun and sweat.

Now, with just over three months to go until the Big Day – the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon – let’s find out what...

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial, Team Catholic Charities NY

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

Goya Foods Donates 10,000 Pounds of Food

Posted on 08/10/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Honors Dominican Day Parade & Our Work at Catholic Charities

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

Tags: washington heights ecumenical food pantry, Dominican Day Parade, Goya Foods

Meet Inner-City Students Reversing H.S. Drop-Out Trend

Posted on 08/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out How They Do It

Touring the White House, camping upstate, visiting colleges in state and out; New York City students shared these memories and more in this just-released video featuring how an...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: High School for Health Careers & Sciences, CCCS Alianza Division

Immigration Executive Order Update

Posted on 08/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Know Your Rights

Worried how new Immigration Executive Orders could affect you and those you know?

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Executive Orders

$100,000 Back-to-School Match!

Posted on 08/7/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Help Families Avoid Impossible Choices: Give Up Food for Coats, or Crayons for Their Kids

During a time that should be all about the joy of learning, many hardworking families have to make impossible choices.

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: back to school campaign

Barbecue Brings Together Day Laborers and Police

Posted on 08/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Creating a Community

Ashley Jacks, a Catholic Charities summer intern from Elon University in North Carolina, recalls her experience at the day laborers’ barbecue she attended Sunday, July 30, in Yonkers, NY.

By Ashley Jacks

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Eastern Conference Soccer Champs Face Off

Posted on 08/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Remind Immigrant Teens to Stand Strong

La Union F.C. watched New York City FC beat the Chicago Fire at Yankee Stadium.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Immigrant teen soccer club, La Union F.C., Eastern Conference soccer club, New York City FC, Chicago Fire, Yankee Stadium, unaccompanied minors

Serving Up Summer Fun for New York Children

Posted on 08/2/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

From Ice Cream to Art

Despite – or, perhaps, thanks to - these steamy August days, children served by Catholic Charities affiliated agencies are having a blast! From toddlers to teens, from able bodied to...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care

Tags: Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, Astor Services, Enterprise, Summer Camp

Gang Members or Bullied Children? You Decide.

Posted on 08/1/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The Latest On ICE Raids in Long Island

By Andrew Craycroft, Esq.

Catholic Charities Immigration Services

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: ICE, Operation Matador, Long Island immigration raids, Mara Salvatrucha gang, MS-13