Darren Walters

Part 1 of 2: Darren Walters has experienced a lot during his lifetime. Overcoming institutionalization, prison, lifetime parole, and addiction, he turned his life around with the help of his team at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. When he learned he contracted COVID-19 and his life took a turn.

Volunteer Spotlight: Sophia Genovese, Esq., Advocate for Immigrants

The Pro Bono team advocates for their clients in any way necessary, using different resources and techniques with each client. Sophia says she will often use persistence and public pressure to get her clients’ cases noticed. “I bothered ICE every day for months, going all the way up to their D.C. headquarters,” she says about a recent case.

Immigration and Refugee Services Update

As the Biden administration completed 100 days in office on April 30, it achieved—if somewhat quietly—several important immigration policy goals outlined in January of this year and promised during the 2020 presidential campaign.

Catholic Charities USA Reacts to Verdict in Killing of George Floyd

We share the statement of Catholic Charities USA and renew our commitment to reflecting upon and addressing issues of inequality, racism and disregard for the dignity of human life within our own organizations and in the communities we serve.

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JustLove™ By Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Earth Day and Ramadan

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan discusses the impact that the coronavirus pandemic shutdowns have had on climate change, and about how the observance of Ramadan has been impacted by this difficult pandemic year. guests this week include: Dean Benjamin Houlton, Ph.D. and Lamiya Khandaker.

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Catholic Charities Hosts Pop-Up Food Distribution In The Bronx

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Catholic Charities Hosts Pop-Up Food Distribution In The Bronx

April 23, 2021

New Yorkers in need received help Friday at a pop-up food distribution site...

Bronx Terminal Market's Pop-Up Pantry Going on One Year of Service

Catholic Charities Workers Distribute Food Boxes. Credit: Mott Haven Herald

By Emily Nadal / March 27, 2021Mott Haven Herald On a muggy Friday morning in March, dozens of people...

Biden Effort to Combat Hunger Marks ‘a Profound Change’

Sonya Radford and her daughter, Daja, shopping for groceries in Indianapolis. Ms. Radford enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which along with unemployment insurance left...

Cardinal Dolan Blesses Second Farms Housing at Holy Thursday Opening

 

April 1, 2021- Cardinal Dolan was on hand to celebrate Holy Thursday at the newly built Second Farms Affordable Housing Complex. He toured the building, blessing rooms and the food which...

Primed for the Pipeline: Summer Youth Work Program Restarts

 

The city has opened its application window for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). Credit: The Bronx Free Press

The Bronx Free Press spoke to Eddie Silverio, Director of...

The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 - what does it mean?

One of the points of the law is to keep families together. /Archive

One of the most significant changes in the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021—which is only a proposed law—is that it...

La Ley de Ciudadanía de los EEUU de 2021 – ¿qué significa?

Uno de los cambios más significativos es que reconoce nuevamente a los EEUU como una nación de inmigrantes

Uno de los puntos de la ley es mantener a las familias juntas. /Archivo

Por: C....

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...

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