José Parlá, Kiehls, TV heartthrobs, & Charities Team Up to Support Affiliate

09/30/2016  |  Share

By Alice Kenny

Talk about marrying art with a good cause! TV heartthrobs joined acclaimed Brooklyn-based abstract artist José Parlá earlier this month for the unveiling of his major artwork installation in collaboration with...

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Macy’s & Deloitte Make Significant Impact in Washington Heights

09/30/2016  |  Share

By Teresa Santiago

Earlier this summer, graduate participants of the In-School Youth (ISY), program in Washington Heights received valuable leadership training and career building advice from two of New York’s iconic companies;...

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Health Careers & Science Community School Grads Tell Their Stories

09/30/2016  |  Share

By Teresa Santiago

Former students of the High School for Health Careers and Science Community School at the George Washington Campus in Washington Heights proudly participated in a promotional video for the school to tell their success stories. They wanted to dispel the notion that the high school and the neighborhood it is located in...

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Inspiring New York’s Teens

09/30/2016  |  Share

By Elizabeth Molina

As a part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mission to reinvigorate the New York education system, George Washington High School for Health Career and Sciences with the support of Catholic...

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Former Unaccompanied Minor Joins U.N. Meeting as Charities Staffer - Catholic New York

09/28/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

Twelve years ago, Elvis Garcia Callejas was an unaccompanied minor who traveled 1,200 miles to the United States to escape violent gangs and hunger in Honduras.

The frightened 15-year-old hitched rides and hopped atop freight trains on his journey to carve out a better life for himself and the family he left behind.

And what a...

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Getting the ‘Wheels in Motion’ - HVNN.com

09/22/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

KINGSTON – Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York operates a food pantry in Ulster County. Until recently, the food pantry had to rely on staff and their own vehicles to drive the 90 and 140 mile roundtrips to various locations to pick up the much needed food for hungry families.

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Getting the ‘Wheels in Motion’ - Hudson Valley News Network

09/22/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

KINGSTON – Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York operates a food pantry in Ulster County. Until recently, the food pantry had to rely on staff and their own vehicles to drive the 90 and 140 mile roundtrips to various locations to pick up the much needed food for hungry families.

n fact, the food pantry located in...

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Local moms partner to help abused kids recover - Baby Center Blog

09/07/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

Kate Kortbus is a busy working mother of four children under the age of ten years. Despite her hectic schedule, when she became aware of a local organization advocating for abused and traumatized children, she was moved to action. Kortbus quickly galvanized local moms to form a volunteer organization to coordinate efforts on behalf of the Astor...

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Orange County Proclaims September as Recovery Month

09/02/2016  |  Press Releases  |  Share

County Executive and Legislative Chair Present Proclamation to Treatment Providers

For Immediate Release                                             
For more information, contact Kristin Jensen 845.294.5124, ext. 303,...

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Country Roads Fall Foliage Bike Tour set for Sept. 18 - Times Herald Record

09/02/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

 GOSHEN – The Orange County Bicycle Club’s annual Country Roads Fall Foliage Bike Tour will be held Sept. 18, beginning and ending at Warwick Town Park, 116 Union Corners Road.
The charity bike tour, commonly known as “The Ride with the Camels,” will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, Catholic Charities Community Services...

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Recovery Month Kicks-Off in Orange County - Hudson Valley News Network

09/01/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

MIDDLETOWN – Federal, state, and local officials joined together on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 to kick-off September as Recovery Month in Orange County. A national observance sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Recovery Month raises awareness of mental and/or substance use disorders, celebrates...

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