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Inspiring. Powerful. Educational And Feeding The Hungry, Too!

Posted on 02/1/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

That’s how an interdenominational team of 35 teens described their accomplishments yesterday, January 31st, when they banded together at UJA-Federation offices at 130 East 59th Street in Manhattan to feed our hungry neighbors. 

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

Tags: Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, UJA-Federation, Bread for the World

Catholic Charities Fights for Fair Pay

Posted on 04/8/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Over 100 Advocate and Community Groups including Hazel Dukes of NAACP, Beth Finkel of AARP and Kevin Sullivan of Catholic Charities join "...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, NAACP, UJA-Federation

Funding Government Programs Could Reduce Poverty by 70%!

Posted on 03/9/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Three of New York City’s largest religious organizations say local poverty could be reduced by nearly 70% by adding billions of dollars in funding to...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Andrew Cuomo, UJA Federation of New York, Wall Street Journal

Food Banks Receive Huge Boost

Posted on 01/12/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Food banks in New York City received a huge boost in donations Sunday, January 11, 2014 to help hungry families across the five boroughs, reports CBS News.

As TV 10/55’s Ilana Gold reported in this news summary, more than 5,000 pounds of donated food sitting in boxes and bags outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral will go to three major...

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Tags: Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, feeding our neighbors, St. Patrick's Cathedral, UJA Federation of New York