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Catholic Charities Receives More than $2 Million in Federal Funding To Fight Opioid Crisis in Sullivan and Ulster Counties

09/18/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

Partnership with NYS OASAS Will Address Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery in High-Need Areas

MONTICELLO – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan is among the recipients to receive a share of $25.2 million in federal funding awarded to the New York State Office of...

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Catholic bishops strike back at Bannon - CNN

09/08/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

(CNN)There's a common saying in Catholic charity circles: We don't help people because they're Catholic, we help them because we are.

To understand that sentiment is to understand why so many Catholics were incensed by accusations from a former Trump administration official on Thursday that the church has an ulterior motive in advocating...

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09/06/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Today’s announcement that DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – will be rescinded is an ominous development for the 800,000 immigrants who came to our great nation as children and who now face the possibility of losing, through no fault of their own, their right to live, work, and remain with their families here in the United States...

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09/05/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share


Today at 5:00pm at the steps of City Hall, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, will join the leaders of Mayor de Blasio’s Center for Faith & Community Partnerships (CFCP) for a rally urging congress to pass The DREAM Act, in light...

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Statement on the Elimination of Deferred Action (DACA)

09/05/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

We deeply regret the President’s decision to rescind the DACA program and initiate steps to end the program without any replacement.  Catholic Charities remains steadfast in our solidarity with the 800,000 “Dreamers,” who face even more uncertainty and threat.  We recognize the  six month wind down period provides an imperative for us to act...

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Catholic Charities has taken a lead role in the immigration debate in Dutchess - Poughkeepsie Journal

08/29/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share


Sandra Vacchio put off applying for U.S. citizenship for years, and even let her permanent resident card expire two years ago.

After all, the 57-year-old Wappingers Falls resident has lived in the country since her family migrated from Italy in 1968. She grew up in Harrison, moved to her current home and raised a family, became...

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New Greenhouse to Stock Catholic Charities Food Offerings in Rockland - Catholic New York

08/16/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

LuAnn Kelley clearly remembers the vision Martha Robles expressed 10 years ago.

“She takes me into the kitchen to look out the window and she says, ‘I’m seeing a garden.’ I said, ‘Where are you seeing a garden?’ and she explained it to me. I really started to see it,” said Ms. Kelley, who is the associate director of Catholic Charities...

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08/15/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Words are never enough, but at least some need to be said to make certain that the actions, attitudes and speech such as those in Charlottesville are rejected as beyond the pale of human decency.  Last Sunday in my homily I spoke to this point: there is no room for racism, hatred and supremacy in our Christian faith. I provide a link to the...

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Goya Foods Donated 10,000 Pounds Of Food To Catholic Charities In Recognition Of The Dominican Day Parade In New York - PR NEWS WIRE

08/15/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, donates 10,000 pounds of food to Catholic Charities of New York in recognition of the Dominican Day Parade in New York City on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Pantry located at 4111 Broadway...

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Catholic Charities of Orange & Sullivan and SALT (Sullivan Agencies Leading Together) Collaboration Receive Vehicle Donation from Rolling V Bus Corp.

08/15/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

Van to be used for delivery of furniture and household item donations to those in need


For Immediate Release

For more information, contact Kristin Jensen or 845.294.5124, ext. 303


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New York Bar Foundation Presents Grant to Catholic Charities Community Services

08/11/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Foundation Board member Martin Minkowitz (far right) presents grant check to Catholic Charities Community Services.  Shown l to r: Emma Doughty, Laura Lopez-Blazquez, Jessica Lazo, Kelly Agnew-Barajas, and Minkowitz.

The New York...

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La condición de Jóvenes Inmigrantes Especiales protege a los que huyen de la violencia, no a los pandilleros - El Diario

07/31/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Durante las últimas semanas, el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de los Estados Unidos (ICE) inició la Operación Matador, la cual se trata de una serie de incursiones de alto perfil en Long Island en contra de la pandilla Mara Salvatrucha, también conocida como MS-13. Como abogados de inmigración que trabajamos con menores no...

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Catholic Charities receives $1K donation - The Chronicle Newspaper

07/30/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share


GOSHEN — Phillip E. Goldstein, managing partner of Goldstein Lieberman and Company LLC; Benjamin Mills, partner; and Lisa Marshall, controller, recently visited Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan’s Goshen offices to make a donation as part of the firm’s Cares Program. 

The trio presented a check for $1,...

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Catholic Charities greenhouse has bumper crop of goodwill - LoHud

07/25/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

HAVERSTRAW - Martha Robles is feeling the midday heat of a midsummer day. 

The executive director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland County stands in her "Garden of Love" community garden brimming with ripening tomatoes and zucchini, with jalapenos and herbs. She mops her brow in a futile effort to cool down.


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Barbara Bedell: Golfing for Catholic Charities raises over $50,000 - RecordOnline TimesHerald Record

07/25/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

The 11th annual golf outing to benefit Catholic Charities Community Service of Orange and Sullivan raised more than $50,000. The event, which took place at the West Hills Country Club in Middletown, will provide emergency food and shelter assistance for people in need. Tom Larsen, a board member of the nonprofit and a senior vice president of...

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