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Catholic Charities helps solve the problems of New Yorkers in need, non-Catholics and Catholic alike. The neglected child, the homeless family, the immigrant and refugee, the person with special needs, and the hungry senior are among those for whom we provide help and create hope – with compassion and respect.

Msgr. Kevin Sullivan has been named to City & State’s 2022 Nonprofit Power 100 list, cited as one of “the public officials, philanthropic leaders and nonprofit executives leading the sector in New York.” City & State, a daily newsletter, covers the non-profit sector in the metropolitan region. Msgr. Sullivan, Executive Director...
In collaboration with the New York Times’ Neediest Cases Fund, we present this story of Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion. Four days before Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, Tyhran Khosrovian unlocked the door to the apartment he had just rented to share with his girlfriend, Olena Holeha, in...
She didn’t say a word because she can’t. But being 12-foot-tall, Little Amal didn’t have to make noise to attract attention on the sidewalks of midtown and inside St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 18. Thousands of worshipers leaving Mass and tourists swarmed all over her. Her massive hands reached out...
Catholic Charities is seeking help from parishioners in the archdiocese to assist more than 1,000 asylum seekers with food, clothing, shelter, legal assistance and other needs. Parishioners have been asked to contribute essential items for the migrants such as shoes, socks, underwear, baby items and clothing for children. Church bulletin...


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  • Why are Venezuelans Coming to the United States? September 24, 2022
    As followers of the work of Catholic Charities New York may know, we are engaged in assisting an influx of Venezuelan asylees migrating to the United States. Father Alexis Bastidas, a Venezeuelan-born pastor of Saint Teresa’s Parish in Lower Manhattan, joins us on JustLove to talk about the reasons why his fellow Venezuelans are choosing […]

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Aleth Felix Tchicaya: Building a home and a dream
I helped the homeless, and then I lost my home. But this is a plan of God. I have faith that everything will be okay, and Madeline believes in me.