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How Tech and the Xavier Society Revolutionize Life for the Blind

Posted on 08/27/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Xavier Society for the Blind was founded in 1900 by Jesuit priest Father Joseph Stadelman SJ and a group of lay women. It was the only publishing house focused on making religious and spiritual writings available to the blind. The...

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

Tags: Xavier Society for the Blind, Catholic Charities NY, Visually impaired services, National Library Service for the blind, tech for visually impaired, physically handicapped, Jim Sliney Jr

Don't Miss Your Opportunity for a Free Air Conditioner

Posted on 07/30/2019 by jmark  |  Share

Your Household May Qualify for a Free Air Conditioner Under this State Program

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By Sophia Theriault

New York State is providing financial assistance in the form of free air conditioners for vulnerable New Yorkers...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: free air conditioners, heap program, New York State

Meet Katie, Makayla and the Fernandez Families

Posted on 04/30/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

See This Snapshot of Those Helped by Catholic Charities

Mere stairs, as forbidding as a concrete wall, blocked Katie from ever visiting her daughter, Makayla at school.  Trapped in a wheelchair ever since a car sideswiped hers on the New Jersey...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, gala video, St. Ignatius School, Catholic Charities immigration.

Upstate Children Receive Their First Pair of New Pajamas

Posted on 04/5/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Upstate Children Receive Their First Pair of New Pajamas

Shout Out to Special Partnership & Children We Serve

Imagine a child so poor he never wore his own pair of new pajamas? Yet right here in New York little boys and girls wear only...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Blind Immigrants, Frightened and Trying to Navigate NYC

Posted on 03/28/2019 by admin  |  Share


Catholic Charities Intervenes

Finding your way in a strange New York City neighborhood can be frightening.  Finding your way in a strange neighborhood while not knowing English can be tougher still.  Finding your way in a strange...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

From Paralysis to Motherhood, She Never Gave Up

Posted on 01/9/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read Katie Morillo’s Profile Here & in The New York Times

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Filed under: Financial Assistance, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Blinded by Medical Treatment; Restarting with Son at Her Side

Posted on 12/31/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 New York Times Features Family Served by Catholic Guild for the Blind

Charity Danso had confronted malaria before, but this time was different. The problem wasn’t the disease; it was the cure, writes Lisa Foderaro in this Neediest Cases story...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Charity Danso, Catholic Guild for the Blind

How Does Catholic Charities NY Use Your Gifts?

Posted on 11/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Our Answer Is Simple – and Substantial

Our vision for your gifts is simple. 
We use your gifts to help our New York neighbors as we would want our families helped if they were in need. 

And our vision for your gifts is substantial...

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers, Day Care Programs, Keeping Families Together, Crisis Intervention Centers & Services, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors, Temporary & Transitional Residences, Emergency & Temporary Shelters, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

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

Top 10 New York Summer 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 06/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Unique, Fulfilling and Tailored Just for You

 

Looking for the best volunteer opportunities in New York this summer?

You name it; we’ve got it. 

Check out these unique –and fulfilling - ways to stretch and share...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care, Counseling, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Supportive Housing for People with Mental Illness

Tags: Top 10 New York 2018 Summer volunteer opportunities, mentor foster children, green garden volunteer, teach English as a second language, thrift store volunteer, waiter volunteer, day laborer volunteer, sign language volunteer