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My Eye Witness to Puerto Rico’s Health Care Crisis

Posted on 08/17/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

AKA My Mom’s Visit to the Hospital

By Teresa A. Santiago

Catholic Charities NY Spanish Media Consultant &  Estoy Con Puerto Rico Board Member

When my 90-year old mom got sick and was admitted for day and a half at the Doctor’s Center...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Teresa Santiago, Estoy con Puerto Rico, Comité Noviembre Puerto Rico health care crisis

A solution to the US border crisis?

Posted on 08/16/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Treat Detained Migrants as Refugees

Catholic Charities NY attorney Jodi Ziesemer writes in the Guardian & El Diario about a solution to the border crisis; treat migrants as refugees

By Jodi Ziesemer

Catholic Charities NY...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Jodi Ziesemer, solve the U.S. border crisis.

Calling All New York Volunteers!

Posted on 08/15/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Pack-the-Backpack Events to Help New York Children Thrive

We are so glad to have you as an active member of our community. We're currently looking for volunteers for Back-To-School Backpack Events & Distributions in Yonkers & Harlem!

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Team Catholic Charities NY

NYC Dominican Day Parade Honors Catholic Charities’ Finest

Posted on 08/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Our Roots Run Deep

A party erupted on Sixth Avenue yesterday, August 12th, as hundreds of men, women and children served by, working for and volunteering with Catholic Charities NY joined nearly 10,000 more Dominican Americans for a huge cultural...

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Filed under: Signature Events, Memorials & Tributes, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Dominican Day Parade 2018, Beatriz Diaz Taveras, Alianza Division

Attention Immigrants: Call Our New Americans Hotline for Help

Posted on 08/10/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Free, Confidential and Here for You

Our New Americans Hotline is here to help!

From immigration and naturalization questions to legal aid, we are here to assist you.

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Filed under: Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline

Tags: New Americans Hotline, free New York immigrant hotline

How to Get Help to Separated Immigrant Families Reunited in New York

Posted on 08/9/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Please Share This Information if You Know a Family in Need

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director, Immigrant and Refugee Services

Catholic Charities Community Services

Dear Friends,

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

Tags: Help for separated immigrant families in New York

Free School Supplies for New York Children in Need

Posted on 08/8/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How Catholic Charities Prepares Children for Success

Free Back-to-School Bashes this weekend thanks to Catholic Charities NY!

That’s right; we’re teaming up to help even the odds for New York children in need by providing FREE

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Free School Supplies, New York free back-to-school bashes

Free Diapers!

Posted on 08/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

For Bronx Children in Need

Catholic Charities NY now offers free diapers for all children in need in the Bronx.

That’s right.  All babies in Bronx families struggling to make ends meet – defined as incomes of 200% of the poverty level – are...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Free diapers Bronx

How Hot Is Too Hot?

Posted on 08/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How about Today!

Scorching temperatures + high humidity = today’s misery. 

The NYC Emergency Management and Health Departments issued a heat advisory into Tuesday night. Temperatures will hit the low 90s, but combined with the humidity it could...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Best ways to beat NYC heat

Free Ice Cream, Free Rides and Yes, Free Advice Doled Out at Bronx Street Fair

Posted on 08/1/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Hosts Family Carnival Days for Those in Need

By Molly Lankisch

Catholic Charities NY Summer Intern Writer and Photographer

What an amazing street fair -- everything from ice cream to rides to housing advice was free! ...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: Molly Lankisch, free Family Carnival Day, Bronx street fair.

Tracing My NYC Marathon Run to Memories of My Dad

Posted on 07/31/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

James Tuomey Shares Why He is Running for Team Catholic Charities NY

Just three months to go until the Big Day – the TCS NYC Marathon 2018!

What inspires someone to take on this grueling 26-mile run? Each of our 10 Team Catholic Charities NYC...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: James Tuomey marathon, TCS NYC Marathon 2018, Team Catholic Charities NY

There Are Still Immigrant Children Waiting to Be Reunited with Their Parents

Posted on 07/30/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Report from Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

As I write to you today, there are still many migrant children in New York and throughout the country separated from their parents. The deadline for the reunification of all families was July 26 and we know it...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: William, Javier reunited immigrants

On Deadline for Family Reunification, Immigration Director Gives Thanks

Posted on 07/27/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“History Will Remember Those, Like You, Who Responded”

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director of Immigration & Refugee Services

Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: family reunification deadline, C. Mario Russell, Catholic Charities NY

Catholic Charities Joins Gov. Cuomo Announcing More Help for Puerto Rican Hurricane Survivors

Posted on 07/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Ten Months Later & Still Shoveling Out Mud

Catholic Charities Executive Director Mgr. Kevin Sullivan joined Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and four fellow New Yorkers leaders in a delegation this week to Puerto Rico that assessed damage remaining from...

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Filed under: Ways to Give

Tags: Gov Cuomo Puerto Rican delegation, $2 million displaced Puerto Ricans

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