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Hungry and Need Help?

Posted on 06/13/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Is Here for You

By Alice Kenny

No one should have to decide whether pay the rent or feed their family. Yet, hard as it is to believe in such a wealthy state, nearly one out of every five New Yorkers faces the pangs of hunger...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Catholic Charities, free food, food pantries New York, soup kitchens New York, help applying for SNAP

Huge Disparities in Infant Mortality & Health Care Accessibility in NYC

Posted on 03/1/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Community Health Profile Reveals Disturbing Facts

Families, individuals and children in New York City neighborhoods Catholic Charities NY serves are burdened not only by significantly worse health but less access to health care than other neighborhoods...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: NYC Community Health profiles; infant mortality, Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health, Reada Edelstein, Catholic Charities NY, NYC poverty, East Harlem

Feed Hungry New Yorkers at ShopRite’s Checkout

Posted on 01/29/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

But Time Is Running Out

For this week only, thanks to ShopRite Supermarket’s special partnership with Catholic Charities NY, we have the easiest, best and most effective way to help feed our hungry neighbors. 

How easy?  This easy…At checkout...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: feed hungry New Yorkers, ShopRite, Catholic Charities NY

Skill + Karma = Westchester Knicks Win

Posted on 01/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Played for Canned Food Instead of Tickets

Thanks to support from cheering crowds inspired by the Westchester Knicks’ good will, this NBA G League team scored a nail-biting 104-102 victory over the Capital City Go-Go’s at the Westchester County Center...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Westchester Knicks, Capital City Go-Go-s, Catholic Charities NY, Fr. Eric Cruz

One Can Food = One Westchester Knicks Ticket

Posted on 12/20/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Great Deal for a Great Cause!

Bring 1 can of food when the Westchester Knicks take on the Capital City Go-Go’s this Thursday, December 27th, at the Westchester County Center and get a free ticket to this G League NBA Basketball...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors, Team Catholic Charities NY

NY Thanksgiving Blowouts; From Monster Trucks to Sit-Down Meals

Posted on 11/21/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Plus Last-Minute Thanksgiving Day Volunteer Opportunities!  

Turkey-and-all-the trimmings delivered in Yonkers from the back of monster trucks and vintage cars. Blessings from Cardinal Dolan over turkey giveaways in Harlem.  Sit-...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors, Team Catholic Charities NY

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

Your ShopRite Donations at Checkout = a Whopping 421,000 Meals for Hungry New Yorkers!

Posted on 04/12/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Huge Thanks to You and ShopRite!

A dollar here, $10 there; all those bills you pushed into buckets while cashing out at ShopRite added up to a whopping $96,500 to feed the hungry through Catholic Charities NY’s 2018 Feeding Our Neighbors food drive...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: ShopRite Feeding Our Neighbors 2018, Brett Wing, Tom Urtz

Cardinal Dolan Shares Easter Food & Blessings with Hungry New Yorkers

Posted on 04/3/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Many Count Themselves among the Working Poor

Cardinal Dolan distributed food at Catholic Charities expanded St. Cecelia’s food pantry on Holy Thursday.

Clutching bags, carts and strollers, hundreds of hungry folks in East Harlem filled...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Cardinal Dolan, St. Cecelia’s, Food Pantry, East Harlem, Goya Foods

Why Catholic Charities Celebrates and Mourns for Rusty Staub

Posted on 04/2/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

A Hero on Crowded Fields and Quiet Corners

The death last week of famed New York Mets baseball hero Rusty Staub, less well known but equally heroic for his generous initiatives to feed hungry New Yorkers, leaves a vacuum for all of us here at...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Rusty Staub

Best Way to Help Feed Our Hungry Neighbors

Posted on 01/19/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

ShopRite Teams with Catholic Charities to Make It Easy

Wonder what those “Feeding Our Neighbors” plastic buckets we’re seeing popping up at ShopRite supermarket registers are all about? 

Thankfully, ShopRite, through its partnership...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: feeding our neighbors, ShopRite, Cornell University, Eat Smart New York Hudson Valley

Free Turkey-and-Trimmings Thanksgiving Give-Away for New Yorkers in Need

Posted on 11/21/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Our Photos and Share the Thanksgiving Cheer


Catholic Charities Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center on Thanksgiving 2017

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center

Goya Foods Donates 10,000 Pounds of Food

Posted on 08/10/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Honors Dominican Day Parade & Our Work at Catholic Charities

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: washington heights ecumenical food pantry, Dominican Day Parade, Goya Foods