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Become St. Nick for a New York Family in Need

Posted on 10/18/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Our Adopt-a-Family Program

Need is growing in New York and the holidays are near. Despite second jobs, many of our neighbors cannot afford soaring rents, heat and food, let alone gifts to make their holidays special. 

Thankfully, you can...

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Filed under: Online Gift

Tags: St. Nicholas, Catholic Charities New York, Adopt a family

Greatest African American Professionals Honored in Harlem

Posted on 10/17/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Celebrated in Cultural Capital of Black America

Ron Carter, Dr. Jackson Christmas

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Filed under: Community Centers

Tags: Greatest African America professionals, June Jackson Christmas, Ron Carter, Claude McKay, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center, Harlem

6 Best Ways to Wage War on Hunger

Posted on 10/16/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

World Food Day: Local Answers to a Worldwide Crisis

Check out our 6 Best Ways to wage war on hunger today, World Food Day 2018, and every day.

World Food Day, celebrated each year on October 16, brings people together from all nations to...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: World Food Day 2018, war on hunger, 6 easy ways

Catholic Charities’ Phone Bank & Facebook “Public Charge” Live Event Reaches 14,000

Posted on 10/11/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Indicates Immigrants’ Concern & Confusion

 

More than 14,000 people concerned about the U.S. Administration’s proposed “Public Charge” immigration rule connected through a free phone bank and Facebook Live event hosted last week by Catholic Charities NY and its partners, a clear measure of immigrants’ confusion over the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline

Tags: Immigration public charge, Raluca Oncioiu, Catholic Charities NY, Office for New Americans, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the New York Immigration Coalition, Hispanic Federation, Univision and El Diario

Insider’s Peak into the 2018 TCS NYC Marathon

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

All You Need to Know

Our ten Team Catholic Charities NY runners are soaking their calves, lacing their sneakers and running their final sprints as they prepare for the Big Day,  Sunday, November 4, AKA the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. Now, with...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: 2018 TCS New York City Marathon, Team Catholic Charities NY, James Tuomey, Lexi Moutakis, Brian Williams

Meet East Harlem Families; See Their Lives Transformed

Posted on 10/9/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Just-Released Video Celebrates Sixty Years of Service

East Harlem, home for the unwanted distinction of the highest child poverty rate in all of New York City, also serves as the much-wanted home of LSA Family Health, founded 60 years ago by Little...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Keeping Families Together, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: LSA Family Health, East Harlem, highest child poverty rate, Catholic Charities NY

Top 10 2018 Volunteer Opportunities in New York

Posted on 10/5/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

You Name It; We’ve Got It!

Looking for a great volunteer opportunity?  Whether you live in Staten Island, Manhattan, Poughkeepsie and more, you name it; we’ve got it when it comes to great volunteer opportunities at Catholic Charities NY.  

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: volunteer New York, meals on wheels, Meatloaf Kitchen, Midnight Run, career mentor, interpreter, tenant rights, paint murals

“I’m Beeping!”

Posted on 10/4/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

What You Need to Know about Yesterday’s Presidential Alert

OMG; what was that high-pitched “Presidential Alert” suddenly beeping and vibrating on  everyone’s cell phone yesterday? 

Don’t worry.  You haven’t been selected for a special one-on-...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: presidential alert, flooded roads, Catholic Charities NY

Grateful Goodbye to Dutchess County Leader, Mary Marshall

Posted on 10/3/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And Welcome Aboard, Julie West!           

With gratitude for all she has done for those we serve, we share our good wishes to Mary Marshall, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County on her retirement this Friday...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Mary Marshall, Catholic Charities Community Services Dutchess County, Julie West

Cyclists Ride with Camels (Yup, Camels)

Posted on 10/2/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Raise Crucial Funds for Catholic Charities & More

Clad in helmets and spandex shorts, more than 400 cyclists pedaled past camels – yes, camels – at the annual “Ride with the Camels” (what else would it be named?) Hudson Valley cycling tour on...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Ride with Camels 2018 raises funds for Catholic Charities, Big Brothers & Sisters & Sanctuary for Animals.

Get Free Answers to Your Immigration "Public Charge Rule" Questions

Posted on 10/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Call Catholic Charities Telethon & Facebook Live Event

Confused and frightened by how the just-announced Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed “public charge rule” could impact immigrants? 

Call our live Phone Bank, 1-800-566-...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, public charge rule, telethon, facebook live, DHS, 1-800-566-7636, Mayor’s Immigration Office, the New York Immigration Coalition, Hispanic Federation

Safe, Fun Afterschool Programs for New York Children

Posted on 09/28/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Perfect Answer for Working Parents

Afterschool Programs 

Looking for safe, fun afterschool programs for your children? Check out our programs at Catholic Charities NY.  We offer high-quality programs staffed by motivated professionals and...

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: afterschool, CYO, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts

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