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Affordable Children’s BBall Clinics Run by Brooklyn Nets

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

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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

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

Equal Pay for Equal Work: Why Is This So Complicated?

Posted on 03/15/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out from New ‘Women In Human Services Hall of Famer’ Gabriela Rosa


Gabriela Rosa accepts award with Catholic Charities Bronx Regional Coordinator Rev. Eric Cruz

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

Tags: Women in Human Services Hall of Fame, Strong Nonprofits for a Better New York, Gabriela Rosa, equal pay for women

Worried About What Your Children Will Do This Summer?

Posted on 03/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check out Catholic Charities Free & Low-Cost Youth Programs

It’s already March and we parents are starting to worry what are children will do when school ends and we’re at work.  Thankfully, Catholic Charities NY and our affiliates offer free...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CYO, Summer Camps

It’s a Miracle! YOU. Yes, You! Can Become a Big Brother or Sister!

Posted on 03/2/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Become a Hero:  Here’s How

 Check out our Catholic Charities affiliate, Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers. 

“It’s such a positive influence on your life,” says one of our Big Brothers, James, in this recent video, “and such an incredibly positive influence on the other person’s life that every day you see it on...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers

Sisters Flee from Violence for Safety in the U.S.

Posted on 02/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Disabled and Abused


Julia Cruz

Walking Dogs to Support Her Family

Abandoned by her husband, Juana Cruz tried to support her daughters, Julia and Estefany, with the only job she could find in their impoverished town of Chlatenango...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Reporting Exploitation & Fraud, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: El Salvador, unaccompanied minors, Brett Stark

NY Giants Mentor Inner City Children

Posted on 01/23/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Provide Role Models and Inspiration

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Alianza Division, CCCS, Catholic Charities Alianza Division

Runaway Teen’s Family Profiled by The New York Times

Posted on 01/10/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

See How Catholic Charities Stepped In

When Desiree Santana’s 14-year-old daughter went missing in September, she felt frantic, writes New York Times reporter Emily Palmer in this Neediest Cases profile published this past Sunday, January 7,...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: New York Neediest Cases

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

Huge Thanks to Our Christmas Elves !

Posted on 12/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

AKA St. Nicholas Shopping Day Volunteers


Catholic Charities Trustee Bill Pruellage’s family volunteers for Shopping Day fun.

Merry Christmas and a huge thank you to our army of elves who banded with us at our St. Nicholas...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Affiliated Agency Events, Catholic Charities Junior Board Events

Tags: St. Nicholas Project, St. Nicholas Project Shopping Day, Kmart, Astor Place

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

After Surviving a Brain Tumor as a Toddler, Teen Reveals Price of Living as a Walking Miracle

Posted on 11/30/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out More in Today’s New York Times Neediest Cases Profile

Allia Villa survived a brain tumor at age 4.  It was only the start of her fight. 

Now a 17-year-old cancer survivor, it is hard to tally all the ATRT brain tumor stole...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: brain tumor survivor, Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers, NYC mentor