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Former Santa Elf Faces Homelessness

Posted on 05/23/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Steps In


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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, HomeBase, Macy’s Santa Land, Alisa Texeira

Reflections from the Border Part 2: Catholic Charities NY in Arizona

Posted on 05/20/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Children Become Hope

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing stream of asylum seekers...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, immigration, Arizona Border, volunteer, Migrant aid

What’s New in the 2020 Census

Posted on 05/17/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And How What’s New Affects You

By Alice Kenny

The U.S. Census count, a once-in-a decade nationwide event – along with changes planned for it - can have a huge impact on you.

How so? 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: 2020 Census

On the Frontlines and in the Field

Posted on 05/16/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Kelly Agnew Barajas Shares Her Firsthand Witness to the Growing Refugee Crisis

Kelly Agnew Barajas, our director of refugee resettlement at Catholic Charities NY, recently spoke about her witness to the current refugee crisis. Please check out her...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Kelly Agnew Barajas, Catholic Charities NY, Refugee Resettlement services

Westchester County Wage Theft Trial Makes History

Posted on 05/15/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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First Case to Appear in Federal Court Wins Maximum Amount

By Teresa Santiago and Alice Kenny

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Filed under: Reporting Exploitation & Fraud, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Free Medical and Dental Screenings, Mammograms and More

Posted on 05/14/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catch the Wellness Wave with Catholic Charities NY!

By Alice Kenny

Looking for free medical screenings, mammograms, blood pressure checks – even martial arts! – and more?  “Catch the Wellness Wave” at free health fairs held...

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Filed under: Community Centers

Reflections from the Border: Catholic Charities New York in Arizona

Posted on 05/13/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Photo: Catholic Charities of New York, Tuscon, AZ

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Happy Mother's Day

Posted on 05/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Photo Credit: Juiz de Fora

At Catholic Charities We Celebrate You

By Alice Kenny

For all moms and children of moms we wish you a wonderful Mother’s Day.

Here at Catholic Charities NY we serve moms and their...

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Filed under: Adoption Services, Foster Care, Mother-Child Residences, Keeping Families Together

Best Way to Help Immigrants in New York

Posted on 05/9/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer at Catholic Charities Free Legal Clinics

By Alice Kenny

As more and more moms, dads and children from the gang-filled nations of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, flee for safety to the U.S., many of us wonder how we can make a...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: immigration volunteer, free immigration legal clinics

Justice, Charity & Peace

Posted on 05/8/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Huge Mandate Addressed by Dedicated Staff


L-R: Tom Dobbins, Alison Hughes-Kelsick, Richard Espinal
L-R: Gabrielle Threatt, George Horton, Donna Dairocas

By Alice Kenny

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities Social and Community Development, George Horton, Msgr. Patrick McCahill, Tom Dobbins, Richard Espinal, Alison Hughes-Kelsick, Donna Dairocas, Gabrielle Threatt

Meet Janet Hernandez

Posted on 05/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Census Taker, Immigrant & Catholic Charities Employee Extraordinaire

By Alice Kenny

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help, Reporting Exploitation & Fraud, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: Janet Hernandez, 2020 Census, New York jobs

Happy May & Labor Day

Posted on 05/1/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Best Wishes – Plus Free Employment Training – from Catholic Charities NY

By Alice Kenny

Not just a day of daffodils and dances around maypoles – although we’re certainly grateful for that! – but May Day here at Catholic Charities NY and in much...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: May Day, Labor Day, wage violations, free employment training