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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

Deep Roots in the Archdiocese

Posted on 08/21/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Katherine shares her passion for the Archdiocese and how it drove her to run the NYC Marathon

My name is Katherine Valentino and I am the social media and web manager at the Archdiocese of New York. This will be my first marathon and actually first running race ever!  

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: NYC Marathon 2019, Running, Running for Charity, Catholic Charities NY

Stories of Recovery: Podcast

Posted on 08/7/2019 by Anonymous  |  Share

Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties Helps Clients with a Road to Recovery

crowd of people walking
Image Credit: GoaShape 

By Dana Weiner

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Filed under: Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Know Your Rights Phone Bank: Temporary Guardianship Today

Posted on 08/5/2019 by jmark  |  Share

Catholic Charities Immigration Hotline Legal Assistance Live with Univision

know your rights poster in spanish

by Jim Sliney Jr and John-Mark de Palma

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: know your rights, immigration assistance

Finding Hope by Running 

Posted on 07/31/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

James Walsh and his family motivate each other to run for “a phenomenal cause.”

When I first started in 2017 running the marathon for Catholic Charities, my intent was to honor my Mom who had passed suddenly and who was indebted to organizations like Catholic Charities and St. Vincent Depaul for all they did for her as a young mother struggling, and who in the latter part of her life, did...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, nyc marathon, Running, 2019 Marathon, James Walsh, Team Catholic Charities

Don't Miss Your Opportunity for a Free Air Conditioner

Posted on 07/30/2019 by jmark  |  Share

Your Household May Qualify for a Free Air Conditioner Under this State Program

air conditioner

By Sophia Theriault

New York State is providing financial assistance in the form of free air conditioners for vulnerable New Yorkers during the summer months. This HEAP Cooling Assistance Program began on May 1, 2019, and helps low-income individuals cool their home. The application-...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: free air conditioners, heap program, New York State

Know-Your-Rights/Conoce tus Derechos: Catholic Charities Live on Telemundo

Posted on 07/29/2019 by John-Mark de Palma  |  Share

Catholic Charites New York Hotline on Telemundo from 5:00 PM -7:00 PM

Know your rights title card

We are partnering with Telemundo to provide a televised "Know Your Rights/Conoce tus Derechos" phonebank today, July 29, 2019. Call our hotline at 1-800-566-7636 for live immigration and ICE assistance from attorneys and legal professionals.

Do you know what your rights are when…

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees