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Grand Finale: Served by Catholic Charities & Profiled by The New York Times

Posted on 04/16/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Jordon with his case manager, Stephanie Ali

“It’s amazing what can happen in a year,” write lead New York Times Neediest Cases reporters John Otis and Remy Tumin in their final Sunday, 4/14/19 wrap-up of the recent Neediest...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: The New York Times, Neediest Cases, John Otis, Remy Tumin, Jordon Levy, Fernandez, Catholic Charities NY

From Homeless to Dream Job in a Single Year

Posted on 12/6/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Jordan Levy’s NY Times Neediest Cases Profile

For Jordan Levy, a resident at Create, a homeless shelter for young men affiliated with Catholic Charities NY, the black “Horsepower” construction cap he wears everywhere except to bed...

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Filed under: Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Neediest Cases

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