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New Warm Coats: A Valentine’s Day Gift to New York’s Neediest

Posted on 02/14/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

JaffaCares Teams with Catholic Charities to Provide Coats

Nearly 100 impoverished men and women we serve at Catholic Charities NY received the early Valentine last week they wanted most, new winter coats.  The gift of warmth in this cold city served...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Jack Jaffa & Assoc., JaffaCares, Catholic Charities NY, new warm coats, Valentine’s Day, Fr. Eric Cruz.

Ladies of Charity Explore Estate Planning

Posted on 02/13/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out These Simple Steps Everyone Can Follow

Snacking on salmon tea sandwiches and freshly baked cookies, 40 women, nearly all Ladies of Charity members whose motto is “making a difference”, along with several men hunkered down last week on the...

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Filed under: Planned Giving

Tags: estate planning attorney, Ladies of Charity, Sarah Rebosa, Cullen and Dykman LLP, Kathleen Cudahy, Charity navigator, Annuitycalcualtor, IRA, Types of Annuity

Donate Your Car to Catholic Charities NY

Posted on 02/11/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Great Tax Deduction Tip!

Donate your car in New York to Catholic Charities and receive a valuable tax deduction!

It’s a win-win for everybody!

  • YOU benefit by being able to reduce your taxable income -- and you avoid the costs...

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Filed under: Donate Your Vehicle

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, donate

Top 6 Volunteer Opportunities to Help Immigrants in New York

Posted on 02/8/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

You Have Time to Give?  We Have Options!

As a premier provider of immigrant services in New York, Catholic Charities offers the best volunteer opportunities tailored just for you.

Choose from our Top 6 Immigration Volunteer opportunities for...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: immigration, volunteer, Catholic Charities NY, Welcoming & Integrating

No-Cost Preschool Assistance for Immigrant Children

Posted on 02/7/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Sign up and receive application help for FREE Pre-K programs for children ages three to four regardless of immigration status.  Applications for the upcoming school year are open now!

Thanks to Catholic Charities NY’s affiliate, LSA Family Health Service...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: LSA Family Health Service, no cost preschool application help, immigrant, children, NYC pre-k

Unpaid Non-Profits; NYC’s Version of Unpaid Government Contracts

Posted on 02/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“NYC: Tough Place to Do Business When You’re Doing Business with City Itself”

Comptroller Stringer & Msgr. Kevin Sullivan. Photo courtesy Susan Watts/Office of New York City Comptroller

As cameras turn, at least for now, away from the plight...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Stand Up for Non-profits, NYC

Islands of Desolation: HOPE Homeless Count 2019

Posted on 01/31/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 “I’m Still Thinking of Them Now & What They’re Doing Tonight”

Just before midnight on Tuesday, January 29th and stretching into the chilly early morning hours of January 30th, Catholic Charities Bronx Director Rev. Eric Cruz joined a squad of...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Emergency & Temporary Shelters

Tags: HOPE 2019, Catholic Charities, Homeless, NYC

Feed Hungry New Yorkers at ShopRite’s Checkout

Posted on 01/29/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

But Time Is Running Out

For this week only, thanks to ShopRite Supermarket’s special partnership with Catholic Charities NY, we have the easiest, best and most effective way to help feed our hungry neighbors. 

How easy?  This easy…At checkout...

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: feed hungry New Yorkers, ShopRite, Catholic Charities NY

Tattered Suitcases & Threadbare Comforters

Posted on 01/28/2019 by Anonymous  |  Share

My Subway Ride with Homeless New Yorkers

By Elyse Giamo

Catholic Charities NY Grants Coordinator & Writer

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Just-Passed NY DREAM Act Opens College Opportunities for Immigrant Children

Posted on 01/25/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Designed to also Improve NY State Economy

New York lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday slated to provide college opportunities for “Dreamer” youth while improving the economy of New York State.

Called the Jose Peralta New York State...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Count, Canvass & Listen to a Special Panel Discussion on NYC's Homeless: Join Us for HOPE 2019

Posted on 01/24/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

To Address This Tragedy We Must Know How Big It Is

We know it; we see it; and we’re all profoundly disturbed by it: the reality of men and women shivering homeless this winter on New York City streets. 

Please join us in doing something about...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, HOPE 2019, NYC street homeless

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

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

Check It Out

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

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