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We Built a Playground!

Posted on 10/16/2017 by Fanny Gomez  |  Share

Volunteers Create Fun Space for Children with Special Needs


By Fanny Gomez

Catholic Charities Social Media Specialist


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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Kaboom!, Astor Services, Disney, Volunteering

Independence Day 2017

Posted on 07/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Lives Lit Up by Catholic Charities

Fresh back from celebrating Independence Day - marking the moment 241 years ago when immigrants hailing from across the Atlantic first honored our nation’s birth - we today share a new story of jubilation. With your help, Catholic Charities helps for our neighbors in need regain their own independence...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Affiliated Agency Events, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Independence Day

Food Pantry Greenhouse for the Poor? You Betcha

Posted on 04/26/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

First of Its Kind in NY

First of its kind in the New York region, a greenhouse designed to provide year-round fresh produce for a food pantry serving those in need had its official ribbons cut at Catholic Charities...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: food pantry greenhouse, Earth Day 2017, Catholic Charities Community Services in Rockland

Actors Jeffrey Morgan & Hilarie Burton Lend Astor Services Star Power & Sweat

Posted on 04/19/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Renovate Treatment Center for Disabled Children

HilarieBurton and Jeffrey Morgan

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Astor Services for Children & Families

Donate Your Suits & Dresses to Help Women Land Jobs

Posted on 04/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Dress for Success

That’s right! The gently used professional attire you no longer wear can help struggling women land jobs.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Volunteering, grace institute

Santa’s Elves Answer “Help Wanted” Ad

Posted on 12/16/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

St. Nicholas Shopping Day Kicks off the Christmas Season

Folks decked out in green Catholic Charities t-shirts, some wearing red Santa hats, and all armed with Christmas wish lists drafted by those we serve, dashed down the aisles of Kmart located in NYC's Astor Place last Saturday, December 10. They packed shopping carts with...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events, Catholic Charities Junior Board Events

Tags: St. Nicholas Shopping Day, Kmart Astor Place, Junior Board, St. Nicholas Project

Kale Chips, Sauerkraut and Tattfoo Tan

Posted on 10/26/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

You Read It Right – and It’s Worth the Read

Artist Tattfoo Tan demonstrates how to make Kale Chips to Casita Maria youth

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Casita Maria, Tattfoo Tan, Artist Residency programs

Cutting-Edge Study Helps Children at Risk for Psychosis

Posted on 08/25/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Part of Our Free Mental Health Services

A cutting edge two-year study on strategies to help children at risk for psychosis was released by Astor Services For Children and Families, a member of Catholic...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags:  free mental health services, Astor Services for Children and Families, free mental health services, children with psychosis

Free Backpack & School Supplies Giveaway

Posted on 08/22/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

That’s right – free backpacks and school supplies! 

Children and Families attend a Catholic Charities Homebase event

And that’s just what children we serve need to start the school year right.


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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education Westchester & Putnam Counties Orange County, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, Back To School