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For 100 years, Catholic Charities has provided help, hope, and even a home to immigrants and refugees. Now, we welcome the actions taken this week by President Biden to address some of the brokenness of America’s immigration system. They move away from the toxic rhetoric and harmful actions of recent years, and signal a new direction that speaks to the best of our nation’s values.  

Accustomed To Helping Others, They Now Find Themselves In Need

From The New York Times, Manny Rosario, 85, had been a long-time volunteer for Catholic Charities New York. He and his late wife, worked in a pantry, keeping records and packing shelves. They visited the sick and the dying. He doesn’t volunteer anymore; he isn’t well enough and it’s not safe because of the pandemic. Manny has gone from serving others to being a recipient of home-delivered food & groceries, as well as wellness calls from the Homebound Program.

Facing Challenges Wrought By The Pandemic, Helping People And Communities

When Adela and Martina Rivera learned last year that their mother, Olga, needed surgery for benign brain tumors, it was the potential aftermath that shattered them. Doctors said Ms. Rivera, now 40, could temporarily lose her ability to walk, talk or recognize her daughters.

Catholic Charities of NY's Volunteer Spotlight:

Meet Boukary Ouedraogo! Boukary is a volunteer interning at The Catholic Charities Community Services Refugee Resettlement Department, helping refugees and asylees like himself create resumes, apply for benefits, and navigate community resources since July.

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Voter Turnout in Georgia and the Nashville Bombing

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan discusses voter turnout for traditionally underrepresented groups in the Georgia senate runoff elections, and how Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Nashville is assisting families and businesses impacted by the tragic Christmas day bombing in that city

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In COVID-19, the Bread of Life Thanksgiving Food Drive is now a drive for all seasons

Vincent Ignizio, CEO of Catholic Charities of Staten Island, Joe Delaney, Exec. Director of Notre Dame Bread of Life, Michelle LaVignera, Director of Social Services Catholic Charities of SI , and...

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Catholic Charities Adopt-A-Family is Accepting Volunteers Now

Help us bring the joy of Christmas home by making sure there will be gifts under the tree for the whole family by participating...

Cardinal Dolan Offers Prayers, Praise As Catholic Charities Hits 1 Million Donated Meals Since Start Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Catholic Charities Volunteers distribute food items to Residents at the Bronx Food Hub on 9/23/20 // Johnny Zhang

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s a coronavirus pandemic milestone for Catholic...

J. McLaughlin Partners with Catholic Charities to Help New York Families

We are thrilled to announce a special partnership with J. McLaughlin clothing company.  On September 23rd and 24th, shop online or in other of the six stores below and enter the code...

Undocumented Immigrants in Need Finally Get Promised Pandemic Cash Assistance

The line of people outside the Catholic Charities' Immigrant and Refugee Services, waiting to get their cash cards. BETH FERTIG / GOTHAMIST / WNYC

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From Distributing Toothpaste to Teaching Spanish, CDM Student Group Strives to Serve Community

This article was originally published on Dental.Columbia.edu 

By Odelia Ghodsizadeh 

July 8, 2020

Advancing the oral health of New York’s Hispanic and minority community is a...

En la Ciudad de Nueva York Cerca de 20,000 Inmigrantes Indocumentados Reciben Ayuda Económica

La fundación ‘Open Society’ donó 20 millones de dólares que serán distribuidos a través de varias organizaciones a este grupo que había sido excluido de los beneficios federales. 

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Tiempo: Latino Summer Youth Programs

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- On this edition of Tiempo, New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker shuttered all overnight camps for the summer season due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Washington Heights Pop-Up Pantry To Give Out 6K Meals Friday

The latest pop-up pantry from Catholic Charities will give out 500 bags of food, the equivalent of 6,000 meals, on Friday.

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