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Catholic Charities New York Virtually Rings NYSE Opening Bell

Posted on 06/22/2020 by jmark  |  Share

By John-Mark de Palma

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York virtually rings the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell on June 22, 2020, honoring the organization’s frontline workers. Roseline Colon, a Group Leader at La Plaza Beacon in Washington Heights, New York, was the NYSE’s Honorary Opening Bell ringer. She is pictured...

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Filed under: Signature Events, Community Centers, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: NYSE Opening Bell, Alianza La Plaza Beacon

New York City Offers Free Summer Meals to Kids

Posted on 07/9/2019 by admin  |  Share

Caring for children and their health one meal at a time

Free Summer Meals Official Artwork NYC
Image Credit: The High School of Fashion Industries

by Sophia Theriault 

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tuition-Free Administrative Training for Women in NYC

Posted on 06/12/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Sign Up Now

By Alice Kenny

That’s right, Grace Institute, an affiliate of Catholic Charities NY, offers tuition-free administrative training for women in New York City.

The catch?  You must sign up by July 15, 2019 to be in time for the...

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Filed under: Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Community Centers, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: tuition-free training NYC women, grace institute

Free Medical and Dental Screenings, Mammograms and More

Posted on 05/14/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catch the Wellness Wave with Catholic Charities NY!

By Alice Kenny

Looking for free medical screenings, mammograms, blood pressure checks – even martial arts! – and more?  “Catch the Wellness Wave” at free health fairs held...

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Filed under: Community Centers

Harlem Children Meet NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill

Posted on 04/11/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Combatting Police Tensions & Gun Violence, Starting with Tiny Tots & Mounted Cops

Teaming up with Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E., Fidelis Care and the NYPD, Catholic Charities NY takes police/ Harlem community tensions head on while...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Community Centers

Tags: Harlem children, NYPD, James P. O’Neill, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center, Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E., Fidelis Health Care, gun violence, Catholic Charities NY

Best Way to Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day 2019 in New York

Posted on 03/15/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Irish Dancing, Music, Language and More!

We’ve got the best way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 and every day with an Irish flair!  Check out our Catholic Charities affiliate Aisling Center for Irish dancing, Irish music, even classes in...

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Filed under: Community Centers

Tags: best St. Patrick’s Day NY 2019, Aisling Center, Irish music, Irish dance, Irish language, music therapy

Warming Centers Protect Homeless as Temperatures Plummet

Posted on 02/26/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Opens New Centers in Ulster & Rockland Counties

As 25-mile-per-hour winds drag arctic air into the region plunging temperatures into the teens, men and women, homeless and desperate, gather inside Catholic Charities’ new...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Emergency & Temporary Shelters

Tags: warming centers NY, Catholic Charities NY, Mental Health, Volunteers, case managers, Freezing temperatures, Rockland County, Ulster County, Sullivan County

Celebrate Black History Month in New York City

Posted on 02/21/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Us for a Riveting 4-Part Documentary in the Heart of Harlem

Check out our options at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center!

Located in the heart of Harlem, the cultural center of black America with roots stretching back to visits by...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Affiliated Agency Events, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Black History Month, free movies, Kennedy Center, Harlem, Hidden Colors, Haiti, Cultural Center, America, NYC movies

Day Laborers Celebrate Three Kings Day

Posted on 01/7/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“We Need to Share the Little We Have”

Unnoticed by many; spotted by others searching for cheap workers, hundreds of Yonkers day laborers were treated instead as kings for a day at Catholic Charities’ annual Three Kings celebration at...

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers, Team Catholic Charities NY

Superheroes Throw Best Christmas Party for Bronx Children

Posted on 12/24/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Thank You, Black Panther, Wonder Woman and All Our Catholic Charities Superheroes

Superheroes along with generous donors and devoted staff are swooping down to work their magic, gifting toys, books and warm clothes to make sure New York children in...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Santa Visits Children of Parents with Aids

Posted on 12/21/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Tots Swap Fears for Holiday Cheer

Step right up for some true Christmas cheer…and check out how Santa visited children of parents with AIDS today, Friday, December 21st. Thanks to a special visit from the Big Guy in Red, nearly 100 children of parents with AIDS were able to forget their fears and worries.  To make this holiday event...

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Filed under: Community Centers

Looking for the Coolest FREE NYC Cultural Experience?

Posted on 12/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join us at Casita Maria for We Have Iré:  Afro-Cuban in the U.S.

Join us for We Have Iré: Afro-Cuban in the United States at our Bronx affiliate, Casita Maria.

FREE & open to the public!
Exhibit, Celebration and...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Keeping Families Together, Affiliated Agency Events

Making a Difference in Puerto Rico with Books, Backpacks & Machetes

Posted on 11/29/2018 by Anonymous  |  Share


My Eyewitness to Tragedy

By Amaris White

Catholic Charities Director of Volunteer Services


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Filed under: Adoption Services, Community Centers, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Amaris White, Puerto Rico hurricane, SOMOS