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All Saints Day Prayers Following Halloween Attack

Posted on 11/1/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Today, during All Saints Day, Catholic Charities NY prays for those maimed and killed, for their families and friends, and for all of us after yet another senseless terrorist attack, this time...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Westside Highway, NYC

Hurricane Survivors Pack New York City Service Center for Help

Posted on 10/23/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Refugees from recent hurricanes, particularly Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, are fleeing in records numbers to family in New York City, home to one of the largest Puerto Rican populations in the nation.  These displaced persons are turning for help to a new city service center, a one-stop shop for critical services set up for them by New York...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico

On-the-Ground Look at Relief & Recovery in Puerto Rico

Posted on 10/20/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Assemblyman Marcos Crespo Describes First Relief Flight to the Island

With telecommunication lines down it has been frustratingly hard to find out what’s happening on the ground...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Edwin Melendez, Ph.D., Assemblyman Michael Crespo, JustLove, Puerto Rico, New York Foundling, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Cáritas de Puerto Rico

Latest in Puerto Rico Recovery: No Water, No Power & Trailers Stuck at the Port

Posted on 10/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

First-Hand from New York Foundling in Puerto Rico

Check out this just-updated Puerto Rico hurricane recovery report from New York...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Caritas Puerto Rico, New York Foundling, Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico

Latest Update on Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery

Posted on 10/12/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

From Caritas Puerto Rico

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Caritas Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief: Top Ways You Can Help

Posted on 10/6/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Opportunities to Contribute: Clothing, Cleansers & Other Donations

Too many of our brothers and sisters have been affected by recent hurricanes and natural disasters. It is...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Join Cardinal Dolan for Natural Disaster Victims Solidarity Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Posted on 10/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Spanish Mass Honors People of Puerto Rico and Mexico

En Español

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Mexico, Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Earthquake, Cardinal Dolan

Day Laborers Mobilize to Direct Donations Straight to Mexico & Puerto Rico

Posted on 10/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“We Need to Share the Little We Have”

Day laborers dressed in yellow traffic vests to protect them as they work along busy roadways formed a human chain this past weekend, tossing crates of water, food, flashlights and...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Catholic Charities Obreros Unidos, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Hurricane Maria, Earthquake

Best Way to Get Hurricane Recovery Help Straight to Puerto Rico

Posted on 09/29/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Donations Go Directly to Non-Profit Organizations in Puerto Rico


The first donation to the Estoy con Puerto Rico effort was made by 11 year old Brian Sanchez, President of the New York Kids Chamber of...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Comité NoviembreHurricane Irma, Estoy con Puerto Rico

New Yorkers Honor 9/11 by Feeding Hurricane Victims and Hungry New Yorkers

Posted on 09/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Day of Service Provides 100,000 Bags of Food to Catholic Charities Food Hub

Decked in red hair nets and multi-colored t-shirts thousands of New York City volunteers stood shoulder to shoulder at the Intrepid Air and Space Museum.  Their goal: to pack...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Disaster Response & Recovery

The Best Way to Honor 9/11

Posted on 09/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Prayers for Victims and Help for Hurricane Disaster Survivors

At Catholic Charities, we will never forget.
 

When terrorists attacked on 9/11, Catholic Charities helped establish an integrated system of services. 

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: 9/11 Day, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Catholic Charities USA

Hurricane Harvey Relief: Best Ways You Can Help

Posted on 08/30/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Top “Do’s” and “Don’ts”

Here at Catholic Charities, we are monitoring Hurricane Harvey’s wrath as it tears through Texas and Louisiana and want to help those hurt by the storm.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey: Hearts & Help

Posted on 08/29/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

We Stand in Solidarity

By Msgr. Kevin Sullivan
Executive Director, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Hurricane Harvey, Catholic Charities New York Texas