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Cardinal Dolan Offers Prayers, Praise As Catholic Charities Hits 1 Million Donated Meals Since Start Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted on 09/24/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Catholic Charities Volunteers distribute food items to Residents at the Bronx Food Hub on 9/23/20 // Johnny Zhang

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

Tags: Catholic Charities 1 millionth meal, CBS New York, Tony Aiello, COVID-19, Food insecurity, Food Pantry, Bronx Food Hub, Cardinal Dolan

J. McLaughlin Partners with Catholic Charities to Help New York Families

Posted on 09/21/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

We are thrilled to announce a special partnership with J. McLaughlin clothing company.  On September 23rd and 24th, shop online or in other of the six stores below and enter the code CCHARITIES at checkout.

15% of all proceeds will benefit the St. Nicholas Project which helps provide winter clothing and necessities such as coats, scarves, sweaters, gloves and more to families in need. 

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Filed under: Signature Events

Tags: St. Nicholas Project Shopping Day, J. McLaughlin, Winter clothes, New Yorkers in Need

Undocumented Immigrants in Need Finally Get Promised Pandemic Cash Assistance

Posted on 07/9/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


The line of people outside the Catholic Charities' Immigrant and Refugee Services, waiting to get their cash cards. BETH FERTIG / GOTHAMIST / WNYC

Article was originally published on Gothamist.com 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: Gothamist, Immigration aid, Mario Russell, Lucia Goyen, Immigration cash assistance, COVID-19

From Distributing Toothpaste to Teaching Spanish, CDM Student Group Strives to Serve Community

Posted on 07/8/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

This article was originally published on Dental.Columbia.edu 

By Odelia Ghodsizadeh 

July 8, 2020

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Columbia Dental School, CDM Students, Spanish class, Eddie Silverio, Alianza, COVID-19

En la Ciudad de Nueva York Cerca de 20,000 Inmigrantes Indocumentados Reciben Ayuda Económica

Posted on 07/1/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

La fundación ‘Open Society’ donó 20 millones de dólares que serán distribuidos a través de varias organizaciones a este grupo que había sido excluido de los beneficios federales. 

Published on Telemundo 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Telemundo, undocumented immigrants, COVID-19, coronavirus

Tiempo: Latino Summer Youth Programs

Posted on 06/30/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- On this edition of Tiempo, New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker shuttered all overnight camps for the summer season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some summer youth programs will be allowed to open in a limited capacity, including youth employment programs that provide jobs to 1,900 low-income youth, many of which are Latino.

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: Tiempo, SYEP, Eddie Silverio, Joe Torres, Summer Youth Programs

Washington Heights Pop-Up Pantry To Give Out 6K Meals Friday

Posted on 06/26/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The latest pop-up pantry from Catholic Charities will give out 500 bags of food, the equivalent of 6,000 meals, on Friday.

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Patch, Washington Heights Pantry, Alainza, Food insecurity NYC, COVID-19, coronavirus

Time’s Up

Posted on 06/25/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Race to Help Tenants as Eviction Moratorium Expires                             


Photo by Catholic Charities of New York 

This article is originally appears in the Manhattan Times 

By Gregg McQueen

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: eviction prevention, Housing NYC, Manhattan Times, antonio garcia

Catholic Charities Steps in as NYC Loosens Eviction Restrictions

Posted on 06/24/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


New York City. Credit: Rawpixel via www.shutterstock.com

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Preserving Housing NYC, Eviction prevention NYC, COVID-19, coronavirus

Connection, Compassion and Care in a Bronx COVID-19 Ward

Posted on 06/23/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Sr. Mary Catherine Redmond shares spiritual strength amid pandemic's toll


Sr. Mary Catherine Redmond, a Sister of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, outside of North Central Bronx Hospital in the New York City borough of the Bronx, where she has worked for 21 years as a physician assistant (GSR photo/Chris Herlinger)

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Tags: Global Sisters Report, Bronx NY, COVID-19, coronavirus, Racism, Sr. Mary Catherine Redmond

Catholic Charities New York Virtually Rings NYSE Opening Bell

Posted on 06/22/2020 by jmark  |  Share

By John-Mark de Palma

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York virtually rings the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell on June 22, 2020, honoring the organization’s frontline workers. Roseline Colon, a Group Leader at La Plaza Beacon in Washington Heights, New York, was the NYSE’s Honorary Opening Bell ringer. She is pictured on the background of the NYSE Bell Podium, distributing food to New Yorkers in need during the COVID-19 outbreak.  The La Plaza Beacon program is part...

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Filed under: Signature Events, Community Centers, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: NYSE Opening Bell, Alianza La Plaza Beacon

Local Lawmakers Ask Cuomo to Extend Protection to Immigrant Renters in NYC

Posted on 06/18/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

This segment features Antonio Garcia, Catholic Charities Director of Eviction Prevention Program. It originally appeared on Fox 5.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers, Preserving Housing

Tags: Fox5, antonio garcia, eviction prevention, immigration, COVID-19

Catholic Charities of New York Helps Renters at Risk of Eviction as Moratorium is Lifted

Posted on 06/16/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

 

This article oroginally appeard on NET TV

By Jessica Easthope

A change is coming for renters in New York City. The eviction moratorium has been extended to August 20, but it won’t include everyone.

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Filed under: Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline

Tags: Housing Eviction NYC, eviction prevention, COVID-19, Coronaivrus

Face Mask and Hand Sanitizer Giveaway at the Betances Houses in Mott Haven

Posted on 06/12/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

By Alex Mitchell

This article originally appeared in the Bronx Times

A large facemask and hand sanitizer giveaway took place at Betances Houses in Mott Haven over the past few days.

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: bronx times, Betances Houses, mott haven

4,800 Meals Distributed to Bronx Families

Posted on 06/9/2020 by jmark  |  Share

Kingsbridge: Catholic Charities New York provided 400 bags of food to Bronx residents on Saturday, June 6th.  ABC7 reports on the story.

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: ABC7, kingbridge, fon