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Quality, Affordable Day Care in New York

Posted on 11/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Tailored for Your Child’s Needs

Children need safe places to learn and thrive. Catholic Charities NY offers a range of quality daycare options catered to each child’s and family’s unique needs. Our caring staff is licensed after passing intensive...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Day Care Programs

Marc Anthony & Me – Wow!

Posted on 10/30/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Dancing & Raising Funds for Catholic Charities

By Fanny Gomez
Catholic Charities NY Social Media Specialist

I grew up listening to Marc Anthony hits played on the radio, single after single, so I jumped at the chance when I was...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Fanny Gomez, Marc Anthony Madison Square Garden concert, Maestro Cares

Best Trick-or-Treat Party for New York Children with Autism

Posted on 10/25/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Halloween Fun for Children with Special Needs

Ghosts, witches and blood-sucking vampires – of course trick-or-treating can be scary for children.  And Halloween can be extra scary for children with autism. 

That’s why Catholic...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Best trick-or-treat Halloween party autism, special needs, Lt. JP Kennedy Center

Meet East Harlem Families; See Their Lives Transformed

Posted on 10/9/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Just-Released Video Celebrates Sixty Years of Service

East Harlem, home for the unwanted distinction of the highest child poverty rate in all of New York City, also serves as the much-wanted home of LSA Family Health, founded 60 years ago by Little...

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

Tags: LSA Family Health, East Harlem, highest child poverty rate, Catholic Charities NY

Puerto Rico Book Drive

Posted on 09/24/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Us!

Looking for a way to help children in Puerto Rico?   Join our Catholic Charities NY Book Drive!

September reminds children in Puerto Rico not only of a new school year but of Hurricane Maria that, one year ago, ravaged their island...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Book drive, Puerto Rico, donate books, Hurricane Maria

Catholic Charities Helps Set Merengue Dance Guinness World Record

Posted on 09/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Yup, You Read That Right

Shimmying back and forth, left to right with 360-degree spins, children and adults from Catholic Charities NY’s Alianza Youth Services helped land the Guinness World record for the most people ever to dance the...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Alianza, Washington Heights, Guinness World record, merengue

Free Respite for New York Parents of Children with Special Needs

Posted on 09/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We’re Here for You

Are you caring at home for a child or adult with developmental disabilities?

The support you’re giving helps your child thrive. 

But what about you?  You, too, need support and need a break.

At Catholic Charities...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Keeping Families Together, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: free respite, parents of children with special needs

Teens Use Art to Explore Issues of Trust

Posted on 08/30/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Perspective on Unity, Social Disparity & Equality

How can we trust if we can’t trust our own thoughts?  This is the challenge artists face as they test out their creativity.  And it’s the title and focus of a new program offered this summer to...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers

Tags: Casita Maria art, South Bronx Art, teen artists

Preparing Kids for School in NYC’s Poorest Neighborhood

Posted on 08/27/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Firsthand Look at How a Community Can Overcome Poverty

To prepare children in struggling communities we serve for school, Catholic Charities NY launches back-to-school events from Staten Island all the way up to Sullivan County and on both sides of...

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

Tags: Elba Deleon Lopez, Catholic Charities NY, Back-to-school, Hunts Point

Top 4 Ways to Change a Child’s Life

Posted on 08/23/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer as a Big Brother or Big Sister Mentor in New York City

Step right up and change a child’s life.

Poverty cuts children off from good food, housing or clothes.  Nearly as bad, New York City’s grinding poverty leaves parents overwhelmed...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers, New York City mentor, top ways to change child's life

Calling All New York Volunteers!

Posted on 08/15/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Pack-the-Backpack Events to Help New York Children Thrive

We are so glad to have you as an active member of our community. We're currently looking for volunteers for Back-To-School Backpack Events & Distributions in Yonkers & Harlem!

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Team Catholic Charities NY

Free School Supplies for New York Children in Need

Posted on 08/8/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How Catholic Charities Prepares Children for Success

Free Back-to-School Bashes this weekend thanks to Catholic Charities NY!

That’s right; we’re teaming up to help even the odds for New York children in need by providing FREE

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Free School Supplies, New York free back-to-school bashes

Free Diapers!

Posted on 08/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

For Bronx Children in Need

Catholic Charities NY now offers free diapers for all children in need in the Bronx.

That’s right.  All babies in Bronx families struggling to make ends meet – defined as incomes of 200% of the poverty level – are...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Free diapers Bronx

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