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Catholic Charities brings help and creates hope in vulnerable New York neighborhoods. Many of these communities are more heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and in the aftermath of the George Floyd killing.  
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Crisis: Emergency Food and Financial Assistance to New Yorkers in Need

Before the end of April 2020, Catholic Charities of New York had distributed nearly 100,000 meals in the Bronx, Washington Heights and Inwood through our regular programs. Catholic Charities has also given over $500,000 in financial assistance to New Yorkers who have lost their jobs or wages, did not qualify for federal stimulus funds, and have not been able to get other assistance.

Catholic Youth Organization and Olympian, Willie Banks

Willie Banks jumps. He is in the Track & Field Hall of Fame for it. He was named Athlete of the Year by the US Olympic Committee, and won the Jessie Owens Award for outstanding athleticism in track & field. But he is about to add another accolade to his collection; he is going to coach a virtual training session for the kids of CYO.

Youth Using Art to Help Feed Our Neighbors

Art doesn’t feed people, ask any artist - unless of course, you’re at the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO).You may know the CYO as an organization that promotes sportsmanship. But did you know they also encourage mental exercise? That’s right! The CYO Art & Essay program is a thriving part of CYO. They traditionally receive thousands of entries each year from school children.

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JustLove™ By Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Investment Strategies And Coronavirus

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan discusses incorporating Catholic social principles while pursuing investment strategies and the global impact of the Coronavirus. Guests include: Thomas Lanctot, Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Investment Services, and Thomas Bollyky, J.D., Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics and Development at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington D.C.

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Sisters Take Food Pantry Ministries Outdoors During Pandemic

By Dan Stockman

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Homeless Shelter Youth Face the Streets During Pandemic

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