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Health Food Fair for the Hungry

Posted on 05/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Chef Bianca, TIAA & Catholic Charities Team Up

Pulling out her vegetable spiralizer  and pushing up her sleeves, Chef Bianca Anderson transformed, for an afternoon, part of a Catholic Charities community center in Harlem into a personalized free...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Chef Bianca Anderson, TIAA & Catholic Charities NY, health food fair, free food

Hungry and Need Help?

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

Catholic Charities is Here for You

If you’re hungry and need help, you’re not alone.  An astronomical 1.4 MILLION New Yorkers depend on food pantries and soup kitchens to survive.  That’s one out of every five New Yorkers. Older women.  Working...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: New York hunger help, Food pantries, soup kitchens, help applying for SNAP

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

Why Catholic Charities Celebrates and Mourns for Rusty Staub

Posted on 04/2/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

A Hero on Crowded Fields and Quiet Corners

The death last week of famed New York Mets baseball hero Rusty Staub, less well known but equally heroic for his generous initiatives to feed hungry New Yorkers, leaves a vacuum for all of us here at...

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

Tags: Rusty Staub

Urgent! We Need Your Help and Hope

Posted on 03/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Last year was a year of devastation for so many of our brothers and sisters: hurricanes; evictions; lives and livelihoods swept away. But because of compassionate neighbors like you, it was also a year of great hope.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico

NYC Homelessness Hits Highest Levels Since 1980s

Posted on 03/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Shocking Stats & a Helping Hand

Homelessness in New York City hit the highest level since the 1980s, reports the Coalition for the Homeless.

If that doesn’t shock you, how about this?

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

How We House the Hardest-to-Help Homeless

Posted on 12/18/2017 by admin  |  Share

Sheltering Those Who Lived on the Streets for Years

By Jacqueline Victoria-Kline

Program Director


Jackie Victoria-Kline (R) decorates Holy Rosary
Shelter Christmas party tree

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Holy Rosary, East Harlem, Shelter, Bowery Residence Committee, NYC’s Department of Homeless Services

Special NYC Shelter Battles Surge of Homelessness Among Young Adults

Posted on 12/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out the Latest in Catholic Charities New York Times Neediest Cases


Moussa Konate, 21

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases

New Yorkers: Freeze Your Rent!

Posted on 12/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Seniors & People with Disabilities: Sign Up for NYC Rent Freeze Program


NYC RENT FREEZE PROGRAM

Huge news for seniors and people with disabilities struggling to pay their rent!  Rent Freeze NYC lets you freeze your rent at its...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: NYC Rent Freeze Program, HPD

Time Running Out to File for BIG Homeowner's Tax Break!

Posted on 12/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Savings for NYC Seniors and Disabled Homeowners

 

Income caps for Senior Citizen Homeowner’s Exemption (SCHE) or Disabled Homeowner’s Exemption (DHE) more than doubled this year.  This opens the door to possible...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Housing Assistance

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

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

Event Cancelled

The event has been cancelled.

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

New Yorkers Honor 9/11 by Feeding Hurricane Victims and Hungry New Yorkers

Posted on 09/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Day of Service Provides 100,000 Bags of Food to Catholic Charities Food Hub

Decked in red hair nets and multi-colored t-shirts thousands of New York City volunteers stood shoulder to shoulder at the Intrepid Air and Space Museum.  Their goal: to pack...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Disaster Response & Recovery

Goya Foods Donates 10,000 Pounds of Food

Posted on 08/10/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Honors Dominican Day Parade & Our Work at Catholic Charities

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

Tags: washington heights ecumenical food pantry, Dominican Day Parade, Goya Foods

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