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Safe, Fun Afterschool Programs for New York Children

Posted on 09/28/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Perfect Answer for Working Parents

Afterschool Programs 

Looking for safe, fun afterschool programs for your children? Check out our programs at Catholic Charities NY.  We offer high-quality programs staffed by motivated professionals and...

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: afterschool, CYO, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts

Catholic Charities Helps Set Merengue Dance Guinness World Record

Posted on 09/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Yup, You Read That Right

Shimmying back and forth, left to right with 360-degree spins, children and adults from Catholic Charities NY’s Alianza Youth Services helped land the Guinness World record for the most people ever to dance the...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Alianza, Washington Heights, Guinness World record, merengue

Teens Use Art to Explore Issues of Trust

Posted on 08/30/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Perspective on Unity, Social Disparity & Equality

How can we trust if we can’t trust our own thoughts?  This is the challenge artists face as they test out their creativity.  And it’s the title and focus of a new program offered this summer to...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers

Tags: Casita Maria art, South Bronx Art, teen artists

Top 4 Ways to Change a Child’s Life

Posted on 08/23/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer as a Big Brother or Big Sister Mentor in New York City

Step right up and change a child’s life.

Poverty cuts children off from good food, housing or clothes.  Nearly as bad, New York City’s grinding poverty leaves parents overwhelmed...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers, New York City mentor, top ways to change child's life

School Supplies or Food? No Child Should Face This Choice

Posted on 08/21/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Find Out How You Can Help

During a time that should be focused on the joy of learning, many hardworking parents are forced to make impossible choices.  

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Ways to Give

Tags: back-to-school gift, school supply donation

Best Afterschool Arts Programs in the South Bronx

Posted on 08/20/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Enroll Now!

Looking for the best afterschool arts programs for children? Check out Casita Maria for Arts & Education, our Catholic Charities affiliate in the South Bronx.  Open for all grades, kindergarten through 12, ages 6 – 18!

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: afterschool arts programs, Casita Maria for Arts & Education

Free Ice Cream, Free Rides and Yes, Free Advice Doled Out at Bronx Street Fair

Posted on 08/1/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Hosts Family Carnival Days for Those in Need

By Molly Lankisch

Catholic Charities NY Summer Intern Writer and Photographer

What an amazing street fair -- everything from ice cream to rides to housing advice was free! ...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: Molly Lankisch, free Family Carnival Day, Bronx street fair.

My First Adventure as a Catholic Charities Summer Intern

Posted on 07/5/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

In a City of Individuals, a Neighborhood Emphasizes Community

By Molly Lankisch

Catholic Charities NY Summer Intern Writer & Photographer

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Catholic Charities, Molly Lankisch, Junior Board mural paintings, Alianza La Plaza Beacon

Huge Shout Out to TIAA Volunteers

Posted on 06/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

TIAA Celebrate Centennial by Donating School Kits to Children Served by Catholic Charities NY

Huge thanks to TIAA for celebrating the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association in...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: TIAA Centennial, School Kits donations, Virgin Island hurricane victims

Top 3 Safe, Healthy & Free Summer Activities for New York Children and Teens

Posted on 07/7/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Has Them Here

Looking for activities in New York this summer for your children and teens that are safe, healthy and free?  Catholic Charities is here to help.

Here are our top 3 choices:

1. Catholic...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: Summer Youth Programs, CYO, Catholic Girl Scouts, Catholic Boys Scouts

Catholic Charities Keeps the Lights on After School

Posted on 10/26/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Children at a Catholic Charities afterschool program feasted last week on healthy snacks and stocked up on free homework-helper giveaways at “Lights on Afterschool.”  This annual event held November 22 celebrates the key role after-...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: Alianza Division

“Fixing NYC’s Lousy After-school Rules”

Posted on 06/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

By Sr. Paulette LoMonaco
Executive Director of Good Shepherd Services, an affiliate of Catholic Charities

(Excerpts from Sr. LoMonaco’s editorial published in today’s Daily News)

 

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: Good Shepherd Services

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