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My family and I were in Hannaford’s supermarket over the weekend and my daughter which is 7 has several issues two are sensory and Autism. Your employee saw my husband and I struggling as my daughter was having a rough time. Not going to lie I was about to throw in the towel and leave my cart with all our food.

The Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Center is as Much a Part of Harlem as Harlem is a Part of The Center

In the wide landscape that is Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, there is a particular place where a unique kind of change is happening. At the Lieutenant Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Center in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, the community is able to access community services that are changing lives.

Special Statement On President Joseph Biden's Immigration Reforms

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.  

How the Catholic Charities of New York Helpline Became a Lifeline

In 2019, Catholic Charities of New York received over 15,500 calls to their Helpline. In 2020, that number increased to over 27,000 calls. That is a 74% increase in the volume of calls in just one year and this is no surprise.

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JustLove™ By Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Catholic Schools Week 2021 and Immigration Law under the New Biden Administration

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks to Michael J. Deegan, Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of New York, and C. Mario Russell, Esq., Director of the Immigrant and Refugee Services Division of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York.

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Catholic Charities Pop Up Food Pantry to Expand

Last Wednesday, representatives from Catholic Charities, St. Joseph’s Parish in New Paltz and Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, along with some local political dignitaries, announced an upcoming “...

Catholic Charities of Rockland Helps Keep Homeless Warm in Winter

Dennis Rolon, Catholic Charities Community Services as featured on News 12 

Rockland County, New York does not have an official homeless shelter where adults can go to keep warm 24/7. The...

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...

Help Bring Joy To Others This Christmas

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

Article was originally published on...

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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