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Fashion Show Empowers Once-Suffering Children

Posted on 11/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

A Big Shout Out for Cardinal McCloskey Community Services & Scarborough Presbyterian Church

A packed audience inside Scarborough Presbyterian’s stunning church in Westchester watched in awe on November 12 as children and adults served...

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Tags: Cardinal McCloskey Community Services

Christmas at the Casino

Posted on 11/16/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Wrapped with Love

Huge thanks to Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway and its elves for their beautifully wrapped toys and donations that make Christmas special for Westchester children in need. 

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Empire City Casino, Toy Drive

What’s Really Going on in Puerto Rico?

Posted on 11/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Straight from Those on the Ground

Still no water, homes missing roofs and so many suffering Hurricane Maria’s devastation that thousands are fleeing from Puerto Rico to the U.S. mainland. What’s going on!

Thanks...

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Tags: Hurricane Maria, Committee Noviembre, Father Enrique Camacho Monserrate, Caritas Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico recovery efforts, JustLove radio

Chef Lidia Bastianich's Thanksgiving Squash Recipe to Thank You

Posted on 11/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

With Thanksgiving just a week away, Lidia Bastianich, New York celebrity chef and supporter of Catholic Charities, is sharing some of her standout recipes to celebrate the season. Today's dish is a savory Marinated Winter Squash that's the...

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Tags: Thanksgiving 2017, Lidia Bastianich

Best Way to Celebrate Thanksgiving 2017

Posted on 11/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Catholic Charities Campaign for Charity and Justice

While scribbling shopping lists, choosing turkeys and inviting relatives for our upcoming Thanksgiving feasts, how can we best celebrate the meaning behind the name of this...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Catholic Charities Campaign for Charity and Justice, Parish Collection

Catholic Charities Gratefully Honors Our Veterans

Posted on 11/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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NYN Media Names 6 Catholic Charities Leaders among Top 50 Leaders Citywide

Posted on 11/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Congratulations Msgr. Sullivan and More!

Huge congratulations to our Catholic Charities stars, six of whom were honored yesterday, November 8, 2017, by the New York Nonprofit Media with its inaugural 50-Over-50 Awards!

At Catholic Charities we...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: NYN Media, Catholic Charities, Alison Hughes-Kelsick, Beth Finnerty, Muzzy Rosenblatt

MS-13 Gang Warns Teen: “Join or Die”

Posted on 11/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Hear Victor’s First-Person Account

 

Victor accepts Robin Hood Heroes award
Victor accepts Robin Hood Heroes award

A gang member from MS-13, the deadliest gang in the world, held a gun to Victor’s head.

“Join or...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Terra Firma, Brett Stark, atholic Charities NY, the Children’s Hospital, the Children’s Health Fund

Laid Off by Waldorf, Age 62 and Starting Over

Posted on 11/7/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

New York Times Neediest Cases Hits Home

While everyone I meet as Catholic Charities' liaison with The New York Times Neediest Cases campaign shares powerful, poignant, and often painful stories, some, like...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Regina Gatewood Waldorf, grace institute

Team Catholic Charities NY Joins Shalene Flanagan in TCS NYC Marathon

Posted on 11/6/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

A Huge Shout Out to Our Ten Runners

Muscling Sunday, Nov. 5, through misty New York City streets, ten Team Catholic Charities NY runners joined the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan, the first American...

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Tags: Team Catholic Charities NY, Ryan Tarantino, Fr. Nathan Haverland,    Ryan McConnell, Margaret Souther, Alex Serrano, Frank Fehrenbach,   Rebecca Egler    

New York City Council Candidates’ Forum on How to Alleviate Poverty

Posted on 11/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

UPDATE:  CANCELED FOR RELIEF TRIP TO PUERTO RICO

UPDATE:  This NYC Council Speaker Candidate Forum originally scheduled for November 13, 2017 has been cancelled due to unforeseen consequences arising from a City Council relief trip to Puerto Rico. While we were looking forward to an engaging conversation with the candidates, we...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Best Holiday 2017 Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 11/2/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Shop with “Our” Money and “Meet” the Family You Help

Catholic Charities NY offers the Best 2017 Holiday Volunteer Opportunities:

  1. Shop ‘till you drop with a list we provide describing the family in need and funds donated by...

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Filed under: Ways to Give

Tags: Christmas Volunteer opportunities

All Saints Day Prayers Following Halloween Attack

Posted on 11/1/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Today, during All Saints Day, Catholic Charities NY prays for those maimed and killed, for their families and friends, and for all of us after yet another senseless terrorist attack, this time...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Westside Highway, NYC

Grieving Dad’s Loss; Fearing Mom will Die as Well; Teen Reaches Out to “Big Brother”

Posted on 10/31/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Catholic Charities’ Latest Profile in The New York Times

"Providencia Vanderpool was reminiscing with her youngest son about his father when suddenly the boy’s words alarmed her, " writes New York Times reporter John Otis about a teen...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers

Join our New York City Marathon Cheer Team!

Posted on 10/27/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Free Shirts, Hats & Opportunities to Be Part of the Biggest Marathon in the World

Get free shirts and hats and shout at the top of your lungs for our New York City Marathon runners raising money for New Yorkers in need!

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