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Adopta Un Abuelo: Compañía Virtual

Posted on 05/11/2020 by jmark  |  Share

Adopte un abuelo para hacerle compañía virtual

Telemundo 47 VIDEO

Un programa que le da alivio a aquellos ancianos que están encerrados y que se sienten solos en tiempos de pandemia. Adopte a un abuelo para darle compañía virtual a nuestros mayores.

 

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: adopt a grandparent, Adopte un abuelo

Motherhood in the time of COVID-19

Posted on 05/8/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Article originally appears on Bread.org 

By Jennifer Gonzalez 

Living through a global pandemic takes resilience. Flor Abad knows a little something about that. She lives in New York City – the epicenter of the pandemic in the United...

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Filed under: Mother-Child Residences, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Motherhood, Bread.org, SNAP, Catholic Charities Community Services

Pandemic Adds Increasing Burdens on Immigrants Without Legal Status

Posted on 04/2/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


A woman near El Paso, Texas, walks on the international border bridge with Mexico March 13, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has increased burdens on immigrants without legal status. (CNS photo/Jose Luis Gonzalez, Reuters)

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Filed under: Permanent Affordable Housing, Temporary & Transitional Residences, Emergency & Temporary Shelters, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Catholic News Service, immigration, COVID-19, Immigration status, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, ICE, Public Charge, coronavirus

Looking back at 2019: St Nicholas to the Rescue

Posted on 01/10/2020 by Zack  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr.

On December 14th, New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan could be found shopping at the Astor Place Kmart, along with a team of over 300 volunteers to buy warm clothing like coats, gloves and hats for New Yorkers in need. This event was...

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

Tags: St. Nicholas Project, Adopt-A-Family, Kmart, Holiday giving back

Overwhelmed and Need Help?

Posted on 05/30/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Provides New Yorkers the Free and Low-Cost Support They Need

Confronted with an eviction notice, an aging parent’s declining health, a child’s struggles with drugs or other crises? Seeking help in areas you once knew nothing about...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Counseling, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: Catholic Charities New York, free and low-cost help

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

Inside “SOMOS,” a NY Gathering to Empower the Hispanic Community

Posted on 03/14/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“Focused on the Advancement of Our People”: Larissa Story Shares Her Perspective


Larissa Story, 3rd from left, with fellow CCNY staff

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Permanent Affordable Housing, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Somos Conference, New York Government, Larissa Story, Dream Act, Legislature, Immigration NY, Opioid Crisis, Safe Housing

Bigs and Littles NYC Mentoring Intervene to Help Bullied Siblings

Posted on 02/25/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“They’re There for Me”

Bullied by classmates, Lillian, 11, pretended she was sick to avoid school; her grades plummeting from 4’s to 2’s.

A gifted dancer, Lillian had studied ballet since age 5, landing full scholarships to the School of...

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

Tags: Bigs and Littles NYC Mentoring, bullying, La Salle Academy, Epiphany Catholic School, Anti-bullying, ADHD, Catholic Charities NY, Food pantries, Scholarships

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

First-Hand Look into How Separated Immigrant Children Are Faring in NY

Posted on 06/22/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“No Apparent Plan for Reunification”

After President Trump’s announcement this week that his administration will stop separating immigrant children from their families and news trickles out about possible detention instead of hundreds of thousands...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Keeping Families Together, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Sofia Linarte, separated immigrant children in NY, Jose Xavier Orochena, NY1.

How We're Helping Separated Immigrant Children in New York

Posted on 06/21/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Plus - What You Can Do

 

Msgr. Kevin Sullivan and fellow representatives from Catholic Charities NY joined and an interfaith delegation of 38 fellow religious leaders representing the Jewish, Catholic, Protestant and Muslim traditions at the Texas border today to show solidarity with immigrants whose families have been torn...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Keeping Families Together, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Texas interfaith delegation, help separated immigrant children in New York, Anthony Enriquez

First Kate Spade. Now Anthony Bourdain

Posted on 06/8/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Making Sense – and Coping – with Recent Suicides

With sorrow and sympathy, we pray for Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade and all whose sadness cuts so deep they contemplate acts of pure desperation.  We pray also for those who love them; those now...

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Filed under: Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline, Crisis Intervention Centers & Services, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Counseling

Tags: Anthony Bourdain suicide, Kate Spade suicide, Catholic Charities NY, free affordable counseling services

Free and Low-Cost Services for Families in Crisis

Posted on 06/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Is Here to Help

Clearly alcoholism, addiction, domestic violence and mental health debilitate and isolate those who suffer from them.  Less discussed but at least as tragic is the toll this takes on entire families.  

We are...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care, Keeping Families Together, Crisis Intervention Centers & Services, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: free and low-cost alcoholism services, addiction, domestic violence & mental health

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