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

08/30/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  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

08/30/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  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

08/30/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  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

08/30/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  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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Catholic Charities aids anti-violence program in Newburgh -Record Online

08/24/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

CITY OF NEWBURGH — The man facing Ken O’Brien was desperate.

A wife, two kids and a new baby due. A job, but living in the basement of a house in a City of Newburgh neighborhood whose temptations he feared could lead back to prison.

“He said, ‘I need to get away from where I am,’” O’Brien said. “He just wanted to get out of the...

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65 Backpacks Donated to Catholic Charities by Parishioners of St. Stephen’s, Warwick, for Distribution to Area Youth in Need

08/16/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

For Immediate Release                                            

For more information, contact: Kristin Jensen
kristin.jensen@archny.org or 845.294.5124, ext. 303

GOSHEN, NY – Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan received a donation of 65 backpacks from the parishioners of St. Stephen’s Church in...

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Watch: Sunrise Day Camp brings joy to kids with cancer

07/31/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- At Sunrise Day Camp -- a free summer camp for children with cancer and their siblings -- the focus is on having fun.

The camp, on the grounds of Mt. Loretto in Tottenville, is a place where kids can just be kids, and a place where cancer isn't talked about -- unless the campers want to talk about it. 

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Building Community Police Relations

07/29/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  Share

Poor police community relations are reaching a boiling point. So much so, that across the United States citizens are protesting police brutality. On a recent episode of JustLove, host Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive...

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I Still Dare to Hope

07/29/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  Share

On June 12, 2016 Stephen Binkley, Chaplain at Orlando Regional Medical Center, wasn’t scheduled to go into work,  but when he received the call that they needed him in the emergency room he rushed over.

Just three blocks away from Orlando...

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Service In Schools

07/29/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  Share

Are you a

  •  Teacher interested in developing volunteer opportunities for your students? 
  • Parent who wants to teach your children about the importance of serving the community? 

You’ve come to the right place! “...

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