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Msgr. Kevin Sullivan Offers Full-Year Agenda at Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast

Posted on 01/23/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Joining rabbis, Sikhs, ministers and more, Catholic Charities Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan offered an invocation and inspiration at the January 17th, 2019 Interfaith Breakfast hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and First...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

‘We Are a Casita Family.’ In the Bronx, an Education Center Provides a 2nd Home

Posted on 01/22/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read the Powerful Story about This Catholic Charities Affiliate Here and in the New York Times

Noah, 6, knelt on a chair, hunching over a sheet of pale blue construction paper. Brown crayon in hand, he frowned in concentration as he drew...

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Keeping Families Together

Best Way to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019

Posted on 01/18/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Us in Harlem; Meet an Original Freedom Rider 

Looking for the best FREE way to celebrate and honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? 

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

FREE Help Landing a Job - or Employee - in New York

Posted on 01/17/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Catholic Charities Workforce Development Program

Looking to land a job – or a great employee – in New York? 

Check out Catholic Charities NY’s Workforce Development team for free assistance!

Looking for work?  Get FREE...

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Filed under: Job Readiness & Placement

Doctorate in Student Loans but No College Degree

Posted on 01/16/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read Laurie Fleming’s Profile Here & in The New York Times

Just 15 weeks’ shy of her dream, an Associate degree in Fashion Design at Parsons School of Fashion, Laurie Fleming ran out of money and was left with nearly $70,000 in...

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Filed under: Financial Assistance, Job Readiness & Placement

Government Shutdown Multiplies Backlog of Immigrants Meriting Deportation or Relief

Posted on 01/15/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

NY1 Turns to Catholic Charities NY for Insight

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

How to Stay Safe in New York During Winter’s Bitter Blast

Posted on 01/14/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Easy as 1, 2, 3

Brrrr!  Don’t let this biting blast of bitter cold turn deadly.
Stay safe.  It’s easy as 1, 2, 3. 

1. Who is most vulnerable?

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Filed under: Emergency & Temporary Shelters, Team Catholic Charities NY

Best Volunteer Opportunity to Help Immigrants in New York

Posted on 01/11/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Speak French, Too? We Need You!

Check out our latest opportunity at Catholic Charities for the best way to help immigrants in New York…

French speakers are needed at our Refugee Resettlement Department in downtown Manhattan!

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Mayor de Blasio Announces Plans to Protect Tenants, Workers & More

Posted on 01/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

State of the City 2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled sweeping steps today to protect tenants, punish bad landlords, and recover payments to exploited freelance and domestic workers.

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing, Temporary & Transitional Residences

Tags: Mayor de Blasio, Cardinal Dolan, State of the City 2019

From Paralysis to Motherhood, She Never Gave Up

Posted on 01/9/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read Katie Morillo’s Profile Here & in The New York Times

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Filed under: Financial Assistance, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Government Shutdown: Don’t Worry; We’re Open

Posted on 01/8/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Has Your Back

Potential food stamp cuts, labyrinthine TSA airport lines, shuttered parks plus all the crises caused by the government shutdown makes New Yorkers nervous.

Don’t worry.  At Catholic Charities NY, we are staying...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: government shutdown, free services New York, Catholic Charities NY

Day Laborers Celebrate Three Kings Day

Posted on 01/7/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“We Need to Share the Little We Have”

Unnoticed by many; spotted by others searching for cheap workers, hundreds of Yonkers day laborers were treated instead as kings for a day at Catholic Charities’ annual Three Kings celebration at...

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers, Team Catholic Charities NY

Adidas Helps Students Sprint toward Success

Posted on 01/4/2019 by admin  |  Share

Pilot Initiative Partners with Catholic Charities

By Juan I. Rosa, Catholic Charities Community School Director

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Crisis Intervention Centers & Services

Skill + Karma = Westchester Knicks Win

Posted on 01/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Played for Canned Food Instead of Tickets

Thanks to support from cheering crowds inspired by the Westchester Knicks’ good will, this NBA G League team scored a nail-biting 104-102 victory over the Capital City Go-Go’s at the Westchester County Center...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Westchester Knicks, Capital City Go-Go-s, Catholic Charities NY, Fr. Eric Cruz

Attacked by Zealots in India, Catholic Family Finds Safety in NYC

Posted on 01/2/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Learn More about Them Here and in The New York Times

A fractured collarbone. Spinal fractures. Head wounds.

Antony Fernandez, his wife and daughter suffered devastating injuries six years ago after an attack in their home in India, reports John...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Antony, Sheehan & Aiswarya Fernandez, RSS, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

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