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Humidity, High Temperatures, and Heat Waves, Oh My!

Posted on 07/17/2019 by Anonymous  |  Share

Woman Splashed With Water To Cool Off In Summer Sun
Photo Credit: Ryan McGuire

New York City cooling centers are open for people to catch a break from the extreme heat.

by Dana Weiner and Sophia Theriault

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Chicago to the New York City Marathon

Posted on 07/12/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

This CCNY Team Catholic Charities Member Shares why She is Running with Catholic Charities 


L- Kate Ansani

My name is Kate Ansani and I was born and raised in Chicago, but I now call New York City home. Since graduating from Fairfield...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

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

A Reason for Running

Posted on 07/11/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

A Refugee from Venezuela Gears up for the Upcoming NYC Marathon 

Raul Asencion shares his story and why he is running the NYC marathon.

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, NYC Marathon 2019, Running, Giving back, Venezuela, Refugee, immigration

New York City Offers Free Summer Meals to Kids

Posted on 07/9/2019 by admin  |  Share

Caring for children and their health one meal at a time

Free Summer Meals Official Artwork NYC
Image Credit: The High School of Fashion Industries

by Sophia Theriault 

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Filed under: After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

A Family Affair at the NYC Marathon

Posted on 07/3/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

After experiencing a loss, Mary-Ann raises funds for counselors and programs in her community.

Mary-Ann Guyler shares why this marathon holds a special place in her heart.

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, NYC Marathon 2019, Running, Family Runners, Charity Running, counseling

Win 2 Yankees Tickets!

Posted on 07/1/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Day at Yankees Stadium: New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The New York Yankees
Celebrates Catholic Charities Day!

Here’s your opportunity to join us for a night of fun!

Enter to win two tickets to see the...

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Filed under: Signature Events, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Yankees, Yankee Stadium, Tickets, Baseball, Charity

Running for a Cause

Posted on 06/27/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Meet Kristen, a member of Team Catholic Charities 2019

Catholic Charities shines spotlight on Kristen Guyler, a college graduate who is prepping for the upcoming NYC 2019 Marathon: 

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: NYC Marathon 2019, Catholic Charities NY, Running

Ringing in the Start of a New Trading Day

Posted on 06/26/2019 by admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Rings Opening Bell With Cardinal Dolan
Timothy Cardinal Dolan rings open bell for NYSE
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Catholic Charities New York is at the NYSE

by Dana Weiner

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Filed under: Signature Events

Green Light Bill Gets the Green Light from Albany

Posted on 06/20/2019 by admin  |  Share

Image: Everyone Get Your Driver's License Sign, Immigration
Image Credit: Dana Weiner, Catholic Charities of New York

Catholic Charities of New York Supports the New Law

by Sophia Theriault

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: immigration driver's license

Hungry and Need Help?

Posted on 06/13/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Is Here for You

By Alice Kenny

No one should have to decide whether pay the rent or feed their family. Yet, hard as it is to believe in such a wealthy state, nearly one out of every five New Yorkers faces the pangs of hunger...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Catholic Charities, free food, food pantries New York, soup kitchens New York, help applying for SNAP

Tuition-Free Administrative Training for Women in NYC

Posted on 06/12/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Sign Up Now

By Alice Kenny

That’s right, Grace Institute, an affiliate of Catholic Charities NY, offers tuition-free administrative training for women in New York City.

The catch?  You must sign up by July 15, 2019 to be in time for the...

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Filed under: Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Community Centers, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: tuition-free training NYC women, grace institute

Catholic Charities Proclaims “Estamos Aquí” at NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted on 06/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We Are Here!


Catholic Charities NY staff (L-R) Julianne Pannelli, Shalika Hicks and Julissa Matias 

By Alice Kenny 

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: National Puerto Rican Day Parade, NYC-Puerto Rico Long Term Recovery Group, Hurricane Maria

Best Way to Celebrate Father’s Day – Top 6 Tips

Posted on 06/7/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Join Us in Making Gifts for Dads in Need

By Cristina Perez

Catholic Charities Volunteer Coordinator

Every year we serve 1000’s of Dads struggling to care for their families here in New York City.  Please join us in letting them know how...

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Filed under: Ways to Give, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, volunteer, Father's Day NYC, Giveback, Gift tips, June Volunteer Opportunities

Legal Aid, English Classes & More Canceled for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Posted on 06/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Responds

By Alice Kenny

Legal aid along with English classes, recreation and more are now on the chopping block for unaccompanied immigrant children temporarily housed in federal migrant shelters, according to an...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Immigrant and Refugee Services cuts in legal aid, English classes for unaccompanied immigrant children, Mario Russell

Reflections from the Border: Part 5

Posted on 06/5/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“God Is Still Close”


Benedictine Monastery, Tucson, AZ

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these...

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

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Annie Kibrick, reflections at the Arizona border