A Foster Mom Shares Her First-Person Insights

Posted on 05/18/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Love, Loss & Healing

Alicia already had three young children when she and her husband decided to open their hearts and home to a foster child.  So they took in a homeless, pregnant teen.  Then, when the baby was born and looked deep into Alicia’...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Catholic Charities foster care, foster parent New York, national foster care month

Run the NYC Marathon with Team Catholic Charities NY

Posted on 05/17/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We’re Looking for a Few Great People!

Picture yourself crossing the finish line.

We're looking for a few great people! 

Run with Team Catholic Charities in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon while raising funds to...

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Filed under: Signature Events

Tags: Run in TCS New York City Marathon 2018, Team Catholic Charities

Protecting Day Laborers Working Dangerous Construction Jobs

Posted on 05/16/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Graduates First Group in New OSHA Training

Standing on street corners in the burning sun or freezing cold hoping for a day’s work are just the beginning of brutalities day laborers face.  Accidents are rampant, injuries...

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Filed under: Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: Day laborer OSHA training

Intolerance Towards Immigrants Is Spreading

Posted on 05/15/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Nobody Can Be a Bystander

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director, Catholic Charities NY Immigrant and Refugee Services

Recently, at the Interfaith Conference event that a good number of us from Catholic Charities NY attended at the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Mario Russell, Catholic Charities immigration roundup, Gijun Sugitani immigration

Bereavement Support Group

Posted on 05/14/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

For New Yorkers Who Lost Loved Ones to Addiction

The sad reality is that most of us now grieve for someone special who lost the battle with addiction.  

“Unfortunately, not everyone wins their battle with addiction” says Dr. Dean Scher, CEO...

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Filed under: Keeping Families Together

Tags: free bereavement support group, loved ones lost to addiction

10 Best Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Posted on 05/11/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

It’s Not Too Late – and They’re Nearly All Free!

Worried because THIS SUNDAY, May 13, 2018, is Mother’s Day and you still haven’t found the perfect gift worthy of your wonderful mom? 

It’s not too late.  Here is our Top...

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Filed under: Memorials & Tributes

Tags: 10 best last-minute Mother’s Day Gifts 2018

Celebrate Bronx Week for Free Festivals, Parades & More!

Posted on 05/10/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Our Calendar

Join us in celebrating Bronx Week 2018!  It kicked off May 9th and stretches all the way to Sunday, May 20th.. 

And yeah, you got that right; here in the Bronx we’re gonna to calculate a week anyway we wanna...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Bronx Week 2018 calendar, Fr. Eric Cruz, Bronx ball, Bronx health day, Bronx immigration clinic

Cardinal Dolan Doles Out Cheer for Children Struggling with Mental Disorders

Posted on 05/9/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Visits Astor Services for Children and Families

Doling out smiles and bear hugs, Cardinal Timothy Dolan made a special trek up to Rhinebeck, NY in Dutchess County today to cheer up children struggling with emotional and psychological problems...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Cardinal Doan, Astor Services for Children and Families, May National Mental Health Awareness Month

Separated Most of Her Young Life, Little Girl Finally Reunites with her Mom

Posted on 05/8/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Meet Two of the Thousands of Immigrants Catholic Charities Serves

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Ana & Alison reunite, Catholic Charities NY immigration, free immigration services

Health Food Fair for the Hungry

Posted on 05/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Chef Bianca, TIAA & Catholic Charities Team Up

Pulling out her vegetable spiralizer  and pushing up her sleeves, Chef Bianca Anderson transformed, for an afternoon, part of a Catholic Charities community center in Harlem into a personalized free...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Chef Bianca Anderson, TIAA & Catholic Charities NY, health food fair, free food

Speaking English: Doesn’t Get More Basic Than That

Posted on 05/3/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Find Free & Low-Cost English Classes in New York

To become citizens, to fit into our nation, residents must speak English. It doesn’t get more basic than that.   

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Filed under: Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: : free low-cost English classes New York, Catholic Charities International Center Ecuadorian consulate Long Island City

Tips and Tricks for Running the NYC Marathon

Posted on 05/3/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Inside Lane: Spotlight on William Mooney Sloneker

Our Team Catholic Charities runners are gearing up for the Big Day, the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4, 2018.

They’ll be racing through all five boroughs.  They’ll be running...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: William Sloneker, Team Catholic Charities, NYC TCS Marathon 2018

Eligible to Become a US Citizen, Live in NY but Don’t Have $725 to Apply?

Posted on 05/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Register to Win a Voucher to Cover Application Costs

Catholic Charities NY joins New York State and community partners today to launch the third round of NaturalizeNY.  This first-of-its-kind public-private partnership helps...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: NaturalizeNY, $725 NY immigration lottery, Catholic Charities NY, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

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