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Preparing Kids for School in NYC’s Poorest Neighborhood

Posted on 08/27/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Firsthand Look at How a Community Can Overcome Poverty

To prepare children in struggling communities we serve for school, Catholic Charities NY launches back-to-school events from Staten Island all the way up to Sullivan County and on both sides of...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Elba Deleon Lopez, Catholic Charities NY, Back-to-school, Hunts Point

After Dad Dies, 12-Year-Old Fills in Father’s Role for His Three Younger Brothers

Posted on 04/10/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

This is the story of a little boy forced to fill shoes way too big for him

It’s hard to pinpoint when the childhood ended for Jossue, now 12 years old.  Maybe it was when he was 10 years old and his dad died.  Or maybe before that; when he...

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Tags: Hunts Point, Neediest Cases