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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

Read Them Now


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

Meet Jacqueline, a Single Mom Battling Addiction

Posted on 04/12/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

How She Turned Her Life Around

 "Meet Jacqueline"

By Dean Scher, PhD, LCSW

CEO  Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster

Jacqueline is a 50-year-old single mother of a young teenage boy. She is also a heroin addict who has received treatment services through the peer advocates at Catholic Charities...

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Filed under: Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Dean Scher, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster, upstate heroin crisis, addiction treatment, drug treatment, Catholic Charities NY

Harlem Children Meet NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill

Posted on 04/11/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Combatting Police Tensions & Gun Violence, Starting with Tiny Tots & Mounted Cops

Teaming up with Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E., Fidelis Care and the NYPD, Catholic Charities NY takes police/ Harlem community tensions head on while...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Community Centers

Tags: Harlem children, NYPD, James P. O’Neill, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center, Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E., Fidelis Health Care, gun violence, Catholic Charities NY

Great Summer NYC Thrift Store Sale

Posted on 04/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Save Now to Support a Great Year-Round Cause

Check out this Special Summer Sale at the Sharing Place!

Get:

• Great deals

• FREE pick up service for Manhattan donations 

• And all for a great cause

The Sharing Place Thrift Store is run by LSA Family Health Service.  

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: LSA Family Health Services, The Sharing Place, summer thrift store sale, Brian Tyree Henry, Catholic Charities NY

Halfway through Lent and Looking for Inspiration?

Posted on 04/4/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Make a Lenten Goal to Serve Our Community

Lent is a special time before Easter when, through prayer, fasting and alms, we transform our Christian love into action.

Sounds good, but how exactly do we do this?

Let’s start with the basics. ...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, how to celebrate Lent, Community Aid, volunteer

You’re Invited! CYO Club of Champions Tribute at University Club

Posted on 04/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Mingle, Enjoy & Raise Funds for New York Youth


Mike Richter, member of the 1994 New York Rangers Stanley Cup team, and President of BrightCore Energy was honored at the 82nd CYO Dinner

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Filed under: Ways to Give, Pledges

Tags: Club of Champions tribute, CYO, Catholic Youth Org., John R. Buran, Harry Carson, Catholic Charities NY

Lost the Lottery and Still Want to Run the 2019 TCS NYC Marathon?

Posted on 04/2/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Team Catholic Charities!

Lost the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon Lottery & still want to run?

Apply today and join us for the experience of a lifetime.

Our Team Catholic Charities NY runners raise funds to help provide for New...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: TCS NYC Marathon; Team Catholic Charities, Catholic Charities NY

My Stand in Solidarity with our Muslim Brothers and Sisters

Posted on 03/25/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Stand Together NY!

By Sandy Strk

Marketing Manager, Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Memorials & Tributes, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Sandy Strk, Catholic Charities NY, Stand Together NY, New Zealand massacre

Pintsize Carolers Serenade Cardinal Dolan

Posted on 03/19/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Visit to Cardinal McCloskey Marks First Stop in Cardinal’s Lenten Tour

Pintsize carolers wearing their own handmade paper hats reminiscent of chickens…ducks?...well, some farm animal, hard to say, serenaded Timothy Cardinal Dolan with farm animal...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Cardinal Dolan, Catholic Charities NY, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Cardinal McCloskey, Lent 2019, Alice Kenny

Inside “SOMOS,” a NY Gathering to Empower the Hispanic Community

Posted on 03/14/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“Focused on the Advancement of Our People”: Larissa Story Shares Her Perspective


Larissa Story, 3rd from left, with fellow CCNY staff

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

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Somos Conference, New York Government, Larissa Story, Dream Act, Legislature, Immigration NY, Opioid Crisis, Safe Housing

Best Spring Volunteer Opportunities in New York

Posted on 03/13/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

You Name It; We’ve Got It!

The sun’s shining, days are longer and we’re itching for great volunteer opportunities here in New York. Well, when it comes to volunteering, you name it; we’ve got it here at Catholic Charities.  From mentoring children...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: best New York volunteer opportunities, Catholic Charities NY, Bigs & Littles NYC, Refugees, Career Mentoring, Tenants rights

Dorothy Day: Our #1 Women’s History Month Nominee

Posted on 03/11/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Insider’s Peak from Person Guiding Her Canonization

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Filed under: Memorials & Tributes

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, George Horton, Dorothy Day, Women’s History Month. Pope Francis, Sainthood, Activitsts