MLK Day of Service January 20:

Posted on 01/17/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“Make It a Day on, Not a Day off”

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By Alice Garbarini Hurley

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Tags: volunteer, MLK Day of service, Martin Luther King Jr

Looking back at 2019: St Nicholas to the Rescue

Posted on 01/10/2020 by Zack  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr.

On December 14th, New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan could be found shopping at the Astor Place Kmart, along with a team of over 300 volunteers to buy warm clothing like coats, gloves and hats for New Yorkers in need. This event was none other than Catholic Charities of New York’s Kmart Shopping Day – an annual event that is part of the St. Nicholas Project.

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Filed under: Signature Events, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: St. Nicholas Project, Adopt-A-Family, Kmart, Holiday giving back

Why do you give on #GivingTuesday?

Posted on 12/2/2019 by admin  |  Share

By William Mooney Sloneker

people helping people at food pantry

On this #GivingTuesday, we hope you will show your support through a donation to Catholic Charities. We also hope you’ll share with us and others the inspiration for your gift.

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Filed under: Online Gift

Tags: #GivingTuesday, Ways to Give

Statement from Catholic Charities of New York on World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Posted on 10/1/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

(NY, NY) - September 29, 2019 - Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, the head of Catholic Charities of New York, issued the following statement today to mark World Day of Migrants and Refugees. 

“America’s strength has always derived from its willingness, however reluctant at times, to welcome immigrants and refugees.  Catholic values are equally rooted in the belief that we should...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services

Puerto Rican Ingenuity and Spirit Still Rising High & Making History

Posted on 09/20/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Comite Noviembre volunteers arriving at Coliseo de Arecibo, Puerto Rico 

By Teresa Santiago, Catholic Charities NY Spanish Media Consultant 

A few days ago, I closely tracked Hurricane Dorian as it threatened the Caribbean, praying that it would not hit Puerto Rico as it had been forecasted. At the last minute, Dorian veered off Puerto Rico’s coast and selfishly I breathed a sigh of relief...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Puerto Rico Aid, Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Dorian, Comite Noviembre, Estoy Con Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Effort

Univision and Catholic Charities New York Partner for Immigration Facebook Live Event

Posted on 09/13/2019 by Anonymous  |  Share

Facebook Live Forum on the Public Charge Rule
Foro sobre la Regla de "Carga Pública." Los expertos en inmigración respondieron sus preguntas en vivo.

Panel experts:

Dan Smulian, Catholic Charities of New York
Sarah Nolan, New York Legal Assistance Group
Hasab Shafiqullah, Legal Aid Society
Ernie Collette, Mobilization for Justice

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Prayer of Remembrance For 9/11

Posted on 09/11/2019 by Anonymous  |  Share

Today marks the 18th anniversary of The September 11th Attacks. 

We remember the 2,977 men, women, and children who lost their lives in New York City, Washington, DC, and Shanksville, PA on that tragic day. 

9-11 Memorial Names with White Rose

Lord of Mercy, Prince of Peace,

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Univision: En Vivo con Caridades Católicas Abogado Dan Smulian

Posted on 09/11/2019 by jmark  |  Share

“Es importante no rendirse ante el pánico”: experto aclara dudas sobre la medida de carga pública

Univision CCNY Lawyer Dan Smulian Interview

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

El Diario: NYC desafía regla de ‘carga pública’ dando más asesoría a los inmigrantes

Posted on 09/10/2019 by jmark  |  Share

Coaliciones y organizaciones proinmigrantes, agencias de la Ciudad, El Diario y Univision 41 se unen en una línea especial de ayuda legal

En la Gran Manzana siguen los indicios de que familias por temor y desconocimiento abandonan programas sociales.

Este artículo aparece originalmente en El Diario.
Por: Fernando Martínez | 08 de Septiembre 2019

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Immigration Public Charge Phone Bank Today

Posted on 09/10/2019 by jmark  |  Share

Know York Rights

Know Your Rights: Public Charge Rule Changes Flyer

by John-Mark de Palma

Are you concerned about public benefits and immigration? Call our toll-free phone bank today, September 10th at 1-800-566-7636, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

The Thrill of Running & Its Impact

Posted on 08/29/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Kieran combines his love for running and passion for Catholic Charities as a member of team CCNY. 

My name is Kieran O’Shea I work as a Development Associate for Catholic Charities. I have been training during my lunch hour and on the weekends. This will be my first marathon but I have run a half marathon as well as running on varsity cross country and track during High School at St. Anthony’s in...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: NYC Marathon 2019, Catholic Charities NY

How Tech and the Xavier Society Revolutionize Life for the Blind

Posted on 08/27/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Xavier Society for the Blind was founded in 1900 by Jesuit priest Father Joseph Stadelman SJ and a group of lay women. It was the only publishing house focused on making religious and spiritual writings available to the blind. The mission of the Xavier Society is:

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Adaptive Services for People with Hearing & Visual Impairments

Tags: Xavier Society for the Blind, Catholic Charities NY, Visually impaired services, National Library Service for the blind, tech for visually impaired, physically handicapped, Jim Sliney Jr