Those living on the streets face hunger, lack of shelter, and—especially as the weather continues to cool—freezing temperatures. Violence, especially in the past few weeks, is also a huge risk facing our homeless population. Catholic Charities of New York serves the homeless population in a number of ways, including providing emergency shelter and preparing people for employment.

Ask Us Questions about the Implications of Public Charge

On October 15th the federal government’s changes to the definition of “public charge” are set to go into effect. Many are nervous and confused about how this impacts them or other loved ones trying to come to the United States. A coalition of concerned agencies are having a live call-in event to answer questions and clarify the “public charge” issue.

A Conversation with Father James Martin at The Xavier Society

On Thursday, October 10th, at 6:00 PM, Father James Martin, SJ will be the guest at a special event for the Xavier Society for the Blind at Xavier High School’s Keenan Commons, on West 16th Street. This event celebrates the completion of transition of the Xavier Society’s library into digital talking books - audiobooks that can be played on devices provided free of charge by the National Library Service.

Catholic Renewal Takes a Stand for the Hungry

On September 16th there was an event at the New York Athletic Club celebrating members of the Catholic Renewal organization. At the Catholic Renewal Fall Reception, Lisa Donahue of Alix Partners and Susheel Kirpalani of Quinn Emanuel, received the Saint Francis Service Award for displaying an exceptional standard of selfless integrity, humility and charity.

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Bring Holiday Cheer to a Child in Need

Please Join Us in Delivering Toys to the Less Fortunate in New York

With the Holiday season right around the corner, we are reminded everyday of how blessed we are and how important it is...

Statement from Catholic Charities of New York on World Day of Migrants and Refugees

(NY, NY) - September 29, 2019 - Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, the head of Catholic Charities of New York, issued the following statement today to mark World Day of Migrants and Refugees. ...

Puerto Rican Ingenuity and Spirit Still Rising High & Making History

Comite Noviembre volunteers arriving at Coliseo de Arecibo, Puerto Rico 

By Teresa Santiago, Catholic Charities NY Spanish Media Consultant 

A few days ago, I closely tracked...

Univision and Catholic Charities New York Partner for Immigration Facebook Live Event

Facebook Live Forum on the Public Charge Rule Foro sobre la Regla de "Carga Pública." Los expertos en inmigración respondieron sus preguntas en vivo.

Panel experts:

Dan Smulian, Catholic...

Prayer of Remembrance For 9/11

Today marks the 18th anniversary of The September 11th Attacks. 

We remember the 2,977 men, women, and children who lost their lives in New York City, Washington, DC, and Shanksville, PA on that...

Univision: En Vivo con Caridades Católicas Abogado Dan Smulian

“Es importante no rendirse ante el pánico”: experto aclara dudas sobre la medida de carga pública

El abogado Dan Smulian, de Caridades Católicas, asegura que esta regla no va a afectar a muchas...

El Diario: NYC desafía regla de ‘carga pública’ dando más asesoría a los inmigrantes

Coaliciones y organizaciones proinmigrantes, agencias de la Ciudad, El Diario y Univision 41 se unen en una línea especial de ayuda legal

Este artículo aparece originalmente en El Diario. Por: ...

Immigration Public Charge Phone Bank Today

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by John-Mark de Palma

Are you concerned about public benefits and immigration? Call our toll-free phone bank today, September 10th at 1-800-566-7636, from 5:00pm to...

Living the Promise of Her Faith: Sister Norma Pimentel

Sister Norma Pimentel, Photo by USDA

By Jim Sliney Jr  

Sister Norma Pimentel is the executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley (CCRGV). Of all the places in...

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