Become Secret St. Nick for a New York Family in Need

Posted on November 9, 2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“Adopt” a Family for the Holidays

Become the Secret St. Nick for a New York family in need.

Help us make sure children and their families receive gifts they need most during the holidays this year such as coats, gloves, blankets and more.

Daily we witness the growing need of struggling of our New York neighbors - families with children, the working poor, frail seniors and more. We know all too well that despite hard work and even having more than one job, many New York residents still don’t earn enough to pay for basic necessities including food, rent, light and heat.

Their load gets more stressful as holidays approach. Catholic Charities NY wants to help families we serve have one less thing to worry about so that they may have a cheerful holiday season. Last year Catholic Charities provided winter necessities to more than 800 families. With your help through our Adopt-A-Family program, we can do more!

This is where you come in.
“Adopt” one family (or more!) by becoming their Secret St. Nick with your friends, family or co-workers. Our family sizes range from a family of one to as many as eight.

We make it simple – and keep your secret
We’ll send you information gathered from them and their Catholic Charities case manager that gives you a brief description of your “adopted” family and their needs.

No time to shop?  No worries.
If you cannot adopt a family this year, we ask that you please consider a monetary donation that will be used to purchase gifts for our families this winter season. All donations are tax-deductible.

We appreciate your support and hope you will consider adopting a family or providing a monetary gift this year.

Please contact Lakisha Morris at or 646.794.2436.

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