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Gov. Cuomo Announces Crackdown on Opioid Abuse

Posted on 10/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Gov. Mario Cuomo -- joined by Catholic Charities Staten Island CEO Vincent Ignizio and fellow leaders -- visited Staten Island, the epicenter of New York City’s opioid storm, to introduce at Catholic Charities in Mt. Loretto a major crackdown in the battle against opioid abuse.

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Opioid Addiction, Heroin Epidemic Archdiocesan Response Team

New York State Targets Huge Grant to Catholic Charities Orange Sullivan to Fight Opioid Crises

Posted on 09/20/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Provides Prevention, Treatment & Recovery in Highest-Need Area in the Nation

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: OASAS, Governor Cuomo, Opioid Crisis, Catholic Charities Orange and Sullivan

Orange County, NY: Epicenter of Heroin Addiction

Posted on 09/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Teams Up During Recovery Month to Reduce Its Toll

Ninety-six pinwheels representing the deaths of 96 people who lost their battles with addiction last year alone were placed yesterday, September 7, 2017, on the lawn of...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Recovery Month

10 Top Ways to Keep Families Together

Posted on 08/25/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

When Addiction or Illness Could Tear Them Apart

Alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health issues torment individuals and can tear apart their families.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Meet Leroy: Blind, Homeless and Searching for Help

Posted on 06/23/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Series Maps Catholic Charities in Your Neighborhood

Check out our new five-part series introducing you to the faces and stories of some of the millions of people to whom Catholic Charities has been privileged to...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Adaptive Services for People with Hearing & Visual Impairments, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: 2017 Annual Fund Drive, Guild for the Blind, St. Anthony's Shelter, Catholic Charities Affiliate

Heroin Addiction Charted in Your Neighborhood

Posted on 06/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out This Just-Released Data & How Catholic Charities is Battling Back

Just-released data reveals striking developments in how heroin is hurting your neighborhood.  Here in the Archdiocese of New York– Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County.Heroin Epidemic Archdiocesan Response Team, New York State Department of Health

Ester Breaks the Barriers of Blindness

Posted on 05/24/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

For Ester Benjamin, darkness, caused by vision loss, descended when she was sixteen.  Nearly 30 years later, light finally burst through when she stood on stage with her new boss, Van Ly, at the 10th annual Breaking Barriers award ceremony.

Ester...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Ester Benjamin, Catholic Guild for the Blind, Van Ly, CIDNY, free vision impairment services, free services for the blind

Bronx Week Honors Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/16/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out These Top 4 Bronx Week Events!

 

Get the inside scoop from us,  Bronx insiders, as Bronx Week’s celebration of the best and brightest honors Catholic Charities to commemorate our 100-year...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Bronx Week, 2017 Bronx Day Parade

Special Message from Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

Posted on 05/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Time Is Running Out

The time for compassion is now.
The most vulnerable in our community are counting on us — and you.

Right now, I really need your help. Time is almost out for our 2017 Annual Fund Drive and I haven't heard...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Annual Fund Drive

My Day Volunteering with Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Painting with a Purpose…to Brighten Lives

By Karen Daly

Editor, Researcher, Writer & Volunteer Charity in Action Blogger


Alivia volunteering at Kennedy Center with her mom, Lakisha Morris

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Karen Daly, Volunteering, Archdiocesan Day of Service, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Community Center, Beacon of Hope

Art Exhibit by the Blind

Posted on 03/28/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check It Out

You read that right. Our affiliate, Lavelle School for the Blind, is hosting its second annual art exhibition created by the school’s students and aptly named “Vision of Art 2.”

Much of the art involves textures and sculptures....

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Adaptive Services for People with Hearing & Visual Impairments

Tags: Lavelle School for the Blind, Catholic Charities Affiliate