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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

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

Blind, Tortured Syrian Grounded on Airport Tarmac by Trump Travel Ban

Posted on 12/29/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Finally Finds Safety in the U.S.

Amier Agha, who is blind, was beaten and his best friend executed by fighters in Syria.  Intent on escaping the country, he persevered in the face of visa problems and President Trump’s travel ban.

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

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

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