US Border Patrol Agent

A Guatemalan woman living in California picked up the phone and called for help. The hotline she called was staffed by Catholic Charities New York. That single call ended both her nightmare of abuse, led to her 12 year-old son being moved out of a now infamous U.S. border holding-facility, and was followed by a decade-overdue reunion with her son.

Immigration Hotline Calls Reveal The Best and Worst of Human Nature

This was not a good weekend for the U.S. Not just for immigrants, but for all of us. There has been too much hurt, uncertainty, anger, and too much fear. But it's not all bad - when things get bad, good people step up. We have seen much generosity, hard work, solidarity, and many good Samaritans.

Immigrant Children’s Drawings Capture a Moment in History

One of the drawings shows adults behind bars with children behind them, while outside the bars are figures by a table wearing hats and utility belts – one smiles, one does not. Another is of a barred chamber with toilets – no people.

319 Miracles Happen: Catholic Charities is Creating Affordable Housing in NYC

We have over a 1,000 new units planned for the next five years and have renovated and preserved another 2,000 units to ensure that New York remains an affordable place for working families and low-income New Yorkers. This is our commitment.

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JustLove™ By Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Catholic Charities’ Assistance for Immigrants and Refugees and Rocket Scientist Turned Nun

On this weekend's episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the current immigration issues in the US and he celebrates the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon. This week's guests include C. Mario Russell, Esq. Director of CCNY's Immigration and Refugee Services; and Sr. Libby Osgood, CND, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Sustainable Design Engineering at the University of Prince Edward Island.

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New York City OEM Warns of Extreme Temperatures

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by Sophia Theriault

The New York City Office of Emergency Management and the Health Department caution...

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New York City cooling centers are open for people to catch a break from the extreme heat.

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This CCNY Team Catholic Charities Member Shares why She is Running with Catholic Charities 

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My name is Kate Ansani and I was born and raised in Chicago, but I now call...

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A Refugee from Venezuela Gears up for the Upcoming NYC Marathon 

Raul Asencion shares his story and why he is running the NYC marathon.

I am 46 years old and from Venezuela. I have...

New York City Offers Free Summer Meals to Kids

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A Family Affair at the NYC Marathon

After experiencing a loss, Mary-Ann raises funds for counselors and programs in her community.

Mary-Ann Guyler shares why this marathon holds a special place in her heart.

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Catholic Charities shines spotlight on Kristen Guyler, a college graduate who is prepping for the upcoming NYC 2019 Marathon: 


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