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Best Way to Celebrate Father’s Day – Top 6 Tips

Posted on 06/7/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Join Us in Making Gifts for Dads in Need

By Cristina Perez

Catholic Charities Volunteer Coordinator

Every year we serve 1000’s of Dads struggling to care for their families here in New York City.  Please join us in letting them know how...

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Filed under: Ways to Give, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, volunteer, Father's Day NYC, Giveback, Gift tips, June Volunteer Opportunities

Legal Aid, English Classes & More Canceled for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Posted on 06/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Responds

By Alice Kenny

Legal aid along with English classes, recreation and more are now on the chopping block for unaccompanied immigrant children temporarily housed in federal migrant shelters, according to an...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Immigrant and Refugee Services cuts in legal aid, English classes for unaccompanied immigrant children, Mario Russell

Reflections from the Border: Part 5

Posted on 06/5/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“God Is Still Close”


Benedictine Monastery, Tucson, AZ

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Annie Kibrick, reflections at the Arizona border

Catholic Charities NY: Disaster Response Partner of the Year!

Posted on 06/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Chosen by NYDIS & Those Who Know Best

By Alice Kenny

New York Disaster Interfaith Services, a faith-based federation of over 60 organizations partnering to provide disaster readiness, response, and recovery services, honored Catholic...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: New York Disaster Interfaith Services, Catholic Charities NY, Disaster Response Partner of the Year

Reflections from the Border Part 4: Catholic Charities NY in Arizona

Posted on 05/29/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The Extraordinariness of the Ordinary

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Richard Espinal, Catholic Charities NY, Arizona immigrants border

Reflections from the Border Part 3: Catholic Charities NY in Arizona

Posted on 05/28/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Meeting Travelers, People Like Us

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing stream of...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Richard Espinal, Catholic Charities NY, Arizona immigrants border

Former Santa Elf Faces Homelessness

Posted on 05/23/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Steps In


Lisa

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, HomeBase, Macy’s Santa Land, Alisa Texeira

Reflections from the Border Part 2: Catholic Charities NY in Arizona

Posted on 05/20/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Children Become Hope

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing stream of asylum seekers...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, immigration, Arizona Border, volunteer, Migrant aid

On the Frontlines and in the Field

Posted on 05/16/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Kelly Agnew Barajas Shares Her Firsthand Witness to the Growing Refugee Crisis

Kelly Agnew Barajas, our director of refugee resettlement at Catholic Charities NY, recently spoke about her witness to the current refugee crisis. Please check out her...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Kelly Agnew Barajas, Catholic Charities NY, Refugee Resettlement services

Meet Katie, Makayla and the Fernandez Families

Posted on 04/30/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

See This Snapshot of Those Helped by Catholic Charities

Mere stairs, as forbidding as a concrete wall, blocked Katie from ever visiting her daughter, Makayla at school.  Trapped in a wheelchair ever since a car sideswiped hers on the New Jersey...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, gala video, St. Ignatius School, Catholic Charities immigration.

Bronx, the Last Bastion of Affordable Housing, Begins Losing Its Battle

Posted on 04/29/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Rushes In with Reinforcements

By Alice Kenny

Gentrification, richer people buying homes in poorer places, is now, more than ever before, pushing struggling New Yorkers out of some of the city’s most vulnerable...

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Association of Neighborhood Housing and Development, University of California, Berkeley Bronx affordable housing, Catholic Charities NY, St. Augustine Apartments

How You Can Make a Difference in a Refugee’s Life

Posted on 04/26/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

One Person, One Family at a Time

Overwhelmed by news of suffering refugees fleeing to the safety of U.S. shores and wish you could help? Thanks to Catholic Charities NY’s partnership with Family-to-Family, you can join us in making a difference one...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Family to Family, help a refugee

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