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Immigrants, Frightened and Sick, Line Up for Free Health Fair

Posted on 04/24/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Teams Up to Save Lives

By Teresa A. Santiago, Catholic Charities NY Hispanic Community Consultant

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

Tags: UNIVISION, Hostos College, community health fair, Fuertes Juntos, Salud es Vida, Teresa Santiago

Best Spring Volunteer Opportunities in New York

Posted on 03/13/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

You Name It; We’ve Got It!

The sun’s shining, days are longer and we’re itching for great volunteer opportunities here in New York. Well, when it comes to volunteering, you name it; we’ve got it here at Catholic Charities.  From mentoring children...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: best New York volunteer opportunities, Catholic Charities NY, Bigs & Littles NYC, Refugees, Career Mentoring, Tenants rights

Wisecrackers, Divas & Dancers – Elderly Lott Residents I Love

Posted on 03/4/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

A Grateful Volunteer’s Perspective

Linda singing "Quando, Quando, Quando"

By Mary Kate Skehan

Catholic Charities Junior Board Volunteer Committee Co-Chair

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

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Junior Board, Mary Kate Skehan, Lott Residence, St. Patrick’s Day party, Volunteering, Retirement Homes, Senior Prom, Dancing

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

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

Preparing Kids for School in NYC’s Poorest Neighborhood

Posted on 08/27/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Firsthand Look at How a Community Can Overcome Poverty

To prepare children in struggling communities we serve for school, Catholic Charities NY launches back-to-school events from Staten Island all the way up to Sullivan County and on both sides of...

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

Tags: Elba Deleon Lopez, Catholic Charities NY, Back-to-school, Hunts Point

Volunteer on the Intrepid – the Best Way to Honor 9/11

Posted on 08/24/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Turn Tragedy into Hope for New Yorkers in Need

Looking for the best way to honor 9/11?  Join us as volunteers on the USS Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum for the official NYC Meal Pack for 9/11 Day to pack food for hungry New Yorkers.

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Affiliated Agency Events, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: volunteer, Catholic Charities, NYC Meal Pack for 9/11 Day

New Tech Learning Lab Promotes STEM Learning in Washington Heights

Posted on 08/22/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“This Is a Dream Come True”

By Teresa Santiago

Catholic Charities NY Media Consultant

Catholic Charities NY’s Alianza Youth Division launched a partnership with Charter Communications, known in New York as Spectrum, in late July with...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Charter Communications, Spectrum Learning Lab, Alianza STEM learning

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

Cursing the Darkness is Not Sufficient

Posted on 06/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Msgr. Sullivan Addresses Interfaith Audience

Over a typical Dominican breakfast of yucca, salami and cheese and a special mashed plantain mangu, Catholic Charities Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan served as guest speaker at the Spring Interfaith...

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Filed under: Partnership Giving Opportunities, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: : Catholic Charities, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Congressman Espaillat, interfaith forum, Washington Heights

Celebrate Bronx Week for Free Festivals, Parades & More!

Posted on 05/10/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Our Calendar

Join us in celebrating Bronx Week 2018!  It kicked off May 9th and stretches all the way to Sunday, May 20th.. 

And yeah, you got that right; here in the Bronx we’re gonna to calculate a week anyway we wanna...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Bronx Week 2018 calendar, Fr. Eric Cruz, Bronx ball, Bronx health day, Bronx immigration clinic

Run the NYC Marathon with Team Catholic Charities

Posted on 04/19/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Only 4 Spots Left!

·Experience the rush of crossing the finish line of the New York City ING Marathon!

·Get training tips and advice!

·Best  of all, run for a great cause: Support fellow New Yorkers in need with Catholic...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: guaranteed NYC marathon spots, Team Catholic Charities, NYC ING Marathon 2018

From Fossils to Tuxes & Gowns, Gala Glimpses Past & Inspires Future

Posted on 04/11/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Centennial + 1

Mixing high society with deep commitment, 650 of New York’s movers and shakers decked out in tuxes and gowns snapped selfies with T-Rex fossils, dined on filet mignon, and raised more than two million dollars to support...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Centennial + 1 2018 gala, Catholic Charities Gala, NY Museum of Natural History, FDNY Fire Fighter William Arce, NBC 4 Reporter Lynda Baquero, Gregory Braca, Baseball Commissioner Robert Manfred, Cardinal Dolan, Msgr. Sullivan