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Happy Mother's Day

Posted on 05/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Photo Credit: Juiz de Fora

At Catholic Charities We Celebrate You

By Alice Kenny

For all moms and children of moms we wish you a wonderful Mother’s Day.

Here at Catholic Charities NY we serve moms and their...

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Filed under: Adoption Services, Foster Care, Mother-Child Residences, Keeping Families Together

Deaf Santa Visits Deaf Children in NYC

Posted on 12/18/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Thanks, Santa and NY Foundling!

Making a list and checking it twice was not nearly enough for Deaf Santa.  Instead he slid down a local midtown chimney, using sign language with deaf children to find out for sure who was naughty or nice.

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Filed under: Foster Care

Top 10 New York Summer 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 06/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Unique, Fulfilling and Tailored Just for You

 

Looking for the best volunteer opportunities in New York this summer?

You name it; we’ve got it. 

Check out these unique –and fulfilling - ways to stretch and share...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care, Counseling, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Supportive Housing for People with Mental Illness

Tags: Top 10 New York 2018 Summer volunteer opportunities, mentor foster children, green garden volunteer, teach English as a second language, thrift store volunteer, waiter volunteer, day laborer volunteer, sign language volunteer

Free and Low-Cost Services for Families in Crisis

Posted on 06/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Is Here to Help

Clearly alcoholism, addiction, domestic violence and mental health debilitate and isolate those who suffer from them.  Less discussed but at least as tragic is the toll this takes on entire families.  

We are...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care, Keeping Families Together, Crisis Intervention Centers & Services, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: free and low-cost alcoholism services, addiction, domestic violence & mental health

Serving Up Summer Fun for New York Children

Posted on 08/2/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

From Ice Cream to Art

Despite – or, perhaps, thanks to - these steamy August days, children served by Catholic Charities affiliated agencies are having a blast! From toddlers to teens, from able bodied to...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care

Tags: Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, Astor Services, Enterprise, Summer Camp

Finally – Good News for Children in Foster Care

Posted on 06/12/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

SUNY Approves Cardinal McCloskey Community Charter School

Finally, good news for children who suffer far too much -- those in foster care, at risk and in the neediest communities – children who too often age out of school, then fall behind in life.  After years of planning and negotiations, the just-approved Cardinal McCloskey...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Foster Care

Tags: Cardinal McCloskey Community Charter School, SUNY Charter School Committee