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Top Ten DACA Resources

Posted on 09/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The fate of young immigrant “Dreamers” - dismal last week and brighter today - remains in flux after President Trump first announced he was ending the Deferred Action for Immigrant Arrivals (DACA) program and today announced he is...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, New Americans Hotline, WADO, UNIVISION, Volunteering, Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services

My Day Volunteering with Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Painting with a Purpose…to Brighten Lives

By Karen Daly

Editor, Researcher, Writer & Volunteer Charity in Action Blogger


Alivia volunteering at Kennedy Center with her mom, Lakisha Morris

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Karen Daly, Volunteering, Archdiocesan Day of Service, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Community Center, Beacon of Hope

It's Our Birthday!

Posted on 04/18/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Thank you from Msgr. Sullivan - Plus Volunteer Options Tailored Just for You!

Check out this special thank you - and birthday message! - from our Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan as we celebrate our century...

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Volunteering

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

Best Volunteer Opportunities in New York to Help Immigrants and Refugees

Posted on 04/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Tailored Just for You

Passionate about immigrant rights?  Then, no matter where you live, we have the best volunteer opportunities in New York to help immigrants and refugees tailored just for you.

Just click the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Volunteering, immigration

Best Way to Celebrate National Family Volunteer Day

Posted on 11/2/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Finally, a volunteer project for all ages!

Join Catholic Charities with your family on Saturday, November 19th as  we host the best way in New York City to celebrate National Family Volunteer Day!

Spend a fun-filled family...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: National Family Volunteer Day, Volunteering

Best Volunteer Opportunities in New York

Posted on 10/13/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We Define Volunteering from A-Z


Here's one of our young participants from last year's National Family Volunteer Day  

Looking for the best volunteer opportunities in New York City?  Here at Catholic Charities, you...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Volunteering

Stay Cool This Summer with These Hot Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 07/8/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Options for All Ages

How hot are they? Check these out:

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Tags: Summer volunteer opportunities, Volunteering

Volunteers of All Faiths Team to Help Syrian Refugees

Posted on 06/28/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Hands On Help for Refugees an Ocean Away

Bearing black turbans, gold crosses, gray Catholic Charities t-shirts or no religious insignias at all, nearly 800 volunteers from all faiths or none banded together on Sunday, June 26...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, JDC, Heart to Heart International volunteers, Volunteering, helping Syrian refugees

Volunteers Battle Graffiti with Paint

Posted on 06/20/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Junior Board Wins the Battle in Washington Heights

Battling graffiti and vandalism that once marred walls and attitudes at a Washington Heights elementary school, Catholic Charities Junior Board volunteers...

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Junior Board Events

Tags: Catholic Charities Junior Board, Volunteering, Alianza Dominicana, La Plaza Beacon, Washington Heights, Battling Graffiti

Viacom Execs Mentor Refugees

Posted on 05/27/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out This First-Person Catholic Charities Account

Here, in Veronica Rivero’s inaugural volunteer blog for Charity in Action, she gets to explore her passion about immigration and helping foreigners adapt...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Viacommunity, Volunteering, resume writing, mock interviews

Viacom Volunteers Mentor “Grace” Women Preparing to Reenter Workforce

Posted on 05/25/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Real World Warm Up


Successful Viacom female leaders mentor Grace Institute's women reentering the workforce

By Karen Daly

As a writer and Catholic Charities volunteer blogger it was amazing to watch last Friday, May 20,...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: grace institute, Volunteering, Viacom volunteers, Viacommunity Day, team-building

Top 10 Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 05/18/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Has You Covered

Got that long summer vacation stretching ahead and looking for a great way to fill it?

Check out our top 10 volunteer opportunities with Catholic Charities!

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Tags: Volunteering

Welcome Volunteer Artists!

Posted on 05/4/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

At Catholic Charities We Have So Many Ways You Can Help


Maureen McQuillan, a professional artist, volunteering her skills

A huge welcome and shout out to our current and potential – emphasis on potential - volunteer artists...

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Tags: Volunteering

The Best Easter Volunteer Activity Ever!

Posted on 03/2/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

  • Show your creative side
  • Volunteer alone – or with co-workers, family or friends 
  • Volunteer in your own office or...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Easter, Volunteering