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8,600 lbs. of Food Collected for Catholic Charities Food Pantries During iHeartMedia’s Summer Stuff the Bus Food Drive

08/12/2016  |  Press Releases  |Share: 

Food Donations Collected at Five Stop & Shop Stores in Mid-Hudson Region Help Restock Area Pantries During Season When Demand is High and Donations Low

For Immediate Release                                             
August 11, 2016                

For more information, contact: Kristin Jensen 
kristin.jensen@...

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Artist Refuses to Let Blindness Derail Her Career - Wall Street Journal

07/31/2016  |  News Articles  |Share: 

Making it as an artist in New York City is hard enough.

Sculptor and museum educator Emilie Gossiaux has an additional hurdle: She can’t see.

In 2010 Ms. Gossiaux, then an art student at Cooper Union, was hit by an 18-wheeler truck while riding her bike to an internship in Brooklyn. The accident nearly killed her, leaving her...

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A Paradoxical Position on Youths Fleeing Violence - New York Times

07/28/2016  |  News Articles  |Share: 

When the Obama administration announced an expanded immigration initiative this week to address an escalating humanitarian crisis in Central America, it seemed almost paradoxical.

On one hand, the government was broadening a program for children fleeing three violence-racked countries there, allowing for more applicants to enter the...

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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...

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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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Alianza Youth Services Employs Over 1,300 Youth This Summer

07/29/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  Share

Over 1,300 young people joined the workforce this summer, through the Alianza Youth Services Division: Summer Youth Employment Program; New York Times Catholic Charties’ Internship, In School Youth Program and the Hispanic Federation of New York....

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New Effort Will Help Eligible Immigrants Become Citizens of the United States

07/29/2016  |  Help & Hope  |  Share

In mid-July, Governor Andrew Cuomo launched a statewide effort to help eligible immigrants become U.S. citizens. “NaturalizeNY,” a first-in-the-nation public-private partnership that will encourage and assist eligible New York...

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$45K Raised for Anti-Poverty Programs - Hudson Valley News Network

07/22/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

GOSHEN – Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan raised more than $45,000 at its 10th anniversary golf outing fundraiser.

Taking the top prize for women at Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan’s 10th anniversary golf outing was the foursome of Carol Smith, Jeannie Tomita, Mary Bonura, and...

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ARTIST CREATES URBAN FARM ON A BARGE IN THE BRONX - ABC 7

07/21/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

HUNTS POINT, Bronx (WABC) -- There is a barge docked in the Bronx River that is loaded with food.

It's part art, and part political message, set to travel throughout New York.

The goal is not simply filling stomachs, but also opening eyes to a lack of healthy food options in certain parts of the city.

Mary Mattingly...

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TEAM Newburgh Hosts Fun Day at Algonquin Park - Hudson Valley Press

07/20/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

NEWBURGH – For seven years, the youth from the City of Newburgh have enjoyed an annual summer fishing trip, thanks to TEAM Newburgh.

The community-based collaborative of more than 75 partners, TEAM Newburgh is dedicated to improving and enhancing the quality of life for young people in the City of Newburgh.

Due to the finding of...

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