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Catholic Charities Proclaims “Estamos Aquí” at NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted on 06/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We Are Here!


Catholic Charities NY staff (L-R) Julianne Pannelli, Shalika Hicks and Julissa Matias 

By Alice Kenny 

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: National Puerto Rican Day Parade, NYC-Puerto Rico Long Term Recovery Group, Hurricane Maria

Best Way to Celebrate Father’s Day – Top 6 Tips

Posted on 06/7/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Join Us in Making Gifts for Dads in Need

By Cristina Perez

Catholic Charities Volunteer Coordinator

Every year we serve 1000’s of Dads struggling to care for their families here in New York City.  Please join us in letting them know how...

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Filed under: Ways to Give, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, volunteer, Father's Day NYC, Giveback, Gift tips, June Volunteer Opportunities

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

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

Wishing You and Your Family a Happy Easter

Posted on 04/21/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

With Best Wishes from Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Happy Easter

Great Summer NYC Thrift Store Sale

Posted on 04/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Save Now to Support a Great Year-Round Cause

Check out this Special Summer Sale at the Sharing Place!

Get:

• Great deals

• FREE pick up service for Manhattan donations 

• And all for a great cause

The Sharing Place Thrift Store is run by LSA Family Health Service.  

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: LSA Family Health Services, The Sharing Place, summer thrift store sale, Brian Tyree Henry, Catholic Charities NY

Halfway through Lent and Looking for Inspiration?

Posted on 04/4/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Make a Lenten Goal to Serve Our Community

Lent is a special time before Easter when, through prayer, fasting and alms, we transform our Christian love into action.

Sounds good, but how exactly do we do this?

Let’s start with the basics. ...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, how to celebrate Lent, Community Aid, volunteer

Lost the Lottery and Still Want to Run the 2019 TCS NYC Marathon?

Posted on 04/2/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Team Catholic Charities!

Lost the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon Lottery & still want to run?

Apply today and join us for the experience of a lifetime.

Our Team Catholic Charities NY runners raise funds to help provide for New...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: TCS NYC Marathon; Team Catholic Charities, Catholic Charities NY

My Stand in Solidarity with our Muslim Brothers and Sisters

Posted on 03/25/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Stand Together NY!

By Sandy Strk

Marketing Manager, Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Memorials & Tributes, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Sandy Strk, Catholic Charities NY, Stand Together NY, New Zealand massacre

Please Join Us and Stand Together, NY

Posted on 03/21/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

A Message from Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

Tragically, we live in a world in which acts of hatred are being directed toward people of all religions.

In recent months, in New Zealand the terror was against Muslims, in Pittsburgh it was against Jews and...

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Filed under: Memorials & Tributes, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Stand Together NY, New Zealand massacre

Lent 101

Posted on 03/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Experts Cut to the Chase to Clear the Confusion

No better time than today, Ash Wednesday 2019, when we kick off Lent to admit these 40 days of prayer, alms and fasting can be confusing.  After all, what does giving up Skittles, smokes or meat have to...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Fr. Eric Cruz, Lent 101, ash wednesday, Lenten season, Jesus, Easter

Hostos College Honors Catholic Charities "Distinguished Dominican" Beatriz Diaz Taveras

Posted on 02/27/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

"The Key Is Always Give 100%"


Ms. Taveras in her office-turned-flower shop thanks to staff's congratulatory bouquets

Congratulations to Beatriz Diaz Taveras, our executive director of Catholic Charities Community Services NY, for the well...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Beatriz Diaz Taveras, Catholic Charities NY, Dominican Heritage, First-generation American, Hostos Community College, Catholic Charities Community Services, Distinguished Dominican

Celebrate Black History Month in New York City

Posted on 02/21/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Us for a Riveting 4-Part Documentary in the Heart of Harlem

Check out our options at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center!

Located in the heart of Harlem, the cultural center of black America with roots stretching back to visits by...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Affiliated Agency Events, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Black History Month, free movies, Kennedy Center, Harlem, Hidden Colors, Haiti, Cultural Center, America, NYC movies