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Trapped by Guatemalan Thugs, Leonel Herrate Escapes to Share His Story

Posted on 04/23/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Part of Catholic Charities Special “Who Are These Immigrants?” Series

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Guatemalen thugs, Leonel Herrate

Introducing the Faces behind the Numbers of Those We Serve

Posted on 04/20/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Meet Rigoberto and Janice in This Just-Released Video

Meet Rigoberto and Janice in This Just-Released Video

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY video, Rigoberto Gutierrez, Janice Valentino

Run the NYC Marathon with Team Catholic Charities

Posted on 04/19/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Only 4 Spots Left!

·Experience the rush of crossing the finish line of the New York City ING Marathon!

·Get training tips and advice!

·Best  of all, run for a great cause: Support fellow New Yorkers in need with Catholic...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: guaranteed NYC marathon spots, Team Catholic Charities, NYC ING Marathon 2018

Happy National Volunteer Week from Catholic Charities

Posted on 04/18/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Our Celebration: Share Your Special Volunteer Story

Hurray and here’s to you, our wonderful volunteers!.  We appreciate you not just now, during National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, but every day! 

We want to know about the awesome...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: National Volunteer Week

From Amicus Briefs to American Girl Dolls

Posted on 04/16/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

For Immigrants A lot - and a Little - Goes a Long Way

Fostering talents of Immigrant children in NYC shelters

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director, Immigrant and Refugee Services

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Mario Russell, Catholic Charities NY Immigration roundup

How to Turn Friday the 13th Into Your Good Luck Day

Posted on 04/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Turn Your Luck Around with Our Top 13 Volunteer Opportunities 

Bad luck, schmad luck.  Turn Friday the 13th ‘s bad luck into good with our Top 13 Volunteer opportunities tailored just for you! 

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Friday the 13th, turn bad luck to good, top 13 NY volunteer opportunities

Your ShopRite Donations at Checkout = a Whopping 421,000 Meals for Hungry New Yorkers!

Posted on 04/12/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Huge Thanks to You and ShopRite!

A dollar here, $10 there; all those bills you pushed into buckets while cashing out at ShopRite added up to a whopping $96,500 to feed the hungry through Catholic Charities NY’s 2018 Feeding Our Neighbors food drive...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: ShopRite Feeding Our Neighbors 2018, Brett Wing, Tom Urtz

From Fossils to Tuxes & Gowns, Gala Glimpses Past & Inspires Future

Posted on 04/11/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Centennial + 1

Mixing high society with deep commitment, 650 of New York’s movers and shakers decked out in tuxes and gowns snapped selfies with T-Rex fossils, dined on filet mignon, and raised more than two million dollars to support...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Centennial + 1 2018 gala, Catholic Charities Gala, NY Museum of Natural History, FDNY Fire Fighter William Arce, NBC 4 Reporter Lynda Baquero, Gregory Braca, Baseball Commissioner Robert Manfred, Cardinal Dolan, Msgr. Sullivan

Who Are These “Unaccompanied Minors”?

Posted on 04/10/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Find Out from Those Who Know Them Best

By Anthony Enriquez

Director of Catholic Charities Unaccompanied Minors Program

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Anthony Enriquez, unaccompanied minors

Affordable Children’s BBall Clinics Run by Brooklyn Nets

Posted on 04/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Sign Up Now!

Looking for professional - yet affordable - neighborhood clinics this Spring 2018 for your future basketball stars?

Check out our Sunday CYO Clinics starting April 22!

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy, CYO basketball

More 20-Year Olds Go Bankrupt than Graduate College

Posted on 04/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out How Catholic Charities Reverses the Trend

Catholic Charities NY Alianza offers free financial planning to combat the trend that 20-year-olds go bankrupt than graduate college.
Photo Credit: Manhattan Times

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CCCS Alianza Division, Carmen de la Rosa, State Farm, Washington Heights, Inwood, Manhattan Times

Top 15 Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr

Posted on 04/4/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Choose Your Favorite & Share on Facebook to Honor 50-Year Anniversary

Catholic Charities Top 15 Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) addresses Lincoln Memorial crowd during his 'I Have A Dream' speech.

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Tags: MLK, Martin Luther King

Cardinal Dolan Shares Easter Food & Blessings with Hungry New Yorkers

Posted on 04/3/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Many Count Themselves among the Working Poor

Cardinal Dolan distributed food at Catholic Charities expanded St. Cecelia’s food pantry on Holy Thursday.

Clutching bags, carts and strollers, hundreds of hungry folks in East Harlem filled...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Cardinal Dolan, St. Cecelia’s, Food Pantry, East Harlem, Goya Foods