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Catholic Charities’ Phone Bank & Facebook “Public Charge” Live Event Reaches 14,000

Posted on 10/11/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Indicates Immigrants’ Concern & Confusion

 

More than 14,000 people concerned about the U.S. Administration’s proposed “Public Charge” immigration rule connected through a free phone bank and Facebook Live event hosted last week by Catholic Charities NY and its partners, a clear measure of immigrants’ confusion over the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline

Tags: Immigration public charge, Raluca Oncioiu, Catholic Charities NY, Office for New Americans, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the New York Immigration Coalition, Hispanic Federation, Univision and El Diario

Meet East Harlem Families; See Their Lives Transformed

Posted on 10/9/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Just-Released Video Celebrates Sixty Years of Service

East Harlem, home for the unwanted distinction of the highest child poverty rate in all of New York City, also serves as the much-wanted home of LSA Family Health, founded 60 years ago by Little...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Keeping Families Together, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: LSA Family Health, East Harlem, highest child poverty rate, Catholic Charities NY

“I’m Beeping!”

Posted on 10/4/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

What You Need to Know about Yesterday’s Presidential Alert

OMG; what was that high-pitched “Presidential Alert” suddenly beeping and vibrating on  everyone’s cell phone yesterday? 

Don’t worry.  You haven’t been selected for a special one-on-...

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: presidential alert, flooded roads, Catholic Charities NY

Get Free Answers to Your Immigration "Public Charge Rule" Questions

Posted on 10/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Call Catholic Charities Telethon & Facebook Live Event

Confused and frightened by how the just-announced Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed “public charge rule” could impact immigrants? 

Call our live Phone Bank, 1-800-566-...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, public charge rule, telethon, facebook live, DHS, 1-800-566-7636, Mayor’s Immigration Office, the New York Immigration Coalition, Hispanic Federation

Huge Thanks to Catholic Renewal!

Posted on 09/21/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Reception Raises Record $1.3 Million for Hungry New Yorkers

Cardinal Dolan with 2018 Awardees Dennis F. Dunne and  Deirdre A. McGuinness 

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Filed under: Catholic Renewal

Tags: Catholic Renewal, Catholic Charities NY, New York Athletic Club

Hurricane Maria One Year Later: “Unsung Success” or Complete Disaster?

Posted on 09/20/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

I Was There; I Know

On the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Catholic Charities NY and Estoy Con Puerto Rico liaison Teresa Santiago dissects whether the response  was an unsung success or disaster.  Pictured (L-R):Teresa Santiago, Msgr. Kevin...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Hurricane Maria, Catholic Charities NY, Estoy con Puerto Rico, Teresa Santiago, unsung success, Puerto Rico

Urgent! Last Chance to Join Critical Effort

Posted on 09/19/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Message from Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

Summer is nearly over, and we’ve been busy helping children in need prepare for their new school year and in our communities helping our neighbors in need. But the need is continuing to grow at an alarming...

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Filed under: Financial Assistance, Online Gift, Monthly Giving, Planned Giving

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, critical fundraising

Worried About Eviction?

Posted on 09/18/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Provides FREE Eviction Prevention Help

If you’re a New Yorker facing eviction, don’t worry.  We’re here for you.

Our Catholic Charities NY staff mobilize to help you during this vulnerable time.

Catholic Charities...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Permanent Affordable Housing, Temporary & Transitional Residences

Tags: HomeBase, eviction prevention, Catholic Charities NY

Catholic Charities Helps Set Merengue Dance Guinness World Record

Posted on 09/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Yup, You Read That Right

Shimmying back and forth, left to right with 360-degree spins, children and adults from Catholic Charities NY’s Alianza Youth Services helped land the Guinness World record for the most people ever to dance the...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities, Community Centers

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Alianza, Washington Heights, Guinness World record, merengue

Download Our Free Find Help App

Posted on 09/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Immediate, Local Help at Your Fingertips

Catholic Charities of New York has gone mobile to deliver services for New Yorkers – non-Catholics and Catholics alike – in four critical areas of need!

Find immediate, local help at your fingertips...

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

Tags: Find Help App, Catholic Charities NY

Wishing You a Wonderful Labor Day

Posted on 09/3/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

From Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Labor Day, Catholic Charities NY

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

On Deadline for Family Reunification, Immigration Director Gives Thanks

Posted on 07/27/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“History Will Remember Those, Like You, Who Responded”

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director of Immigration & Refugee Services

Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: family reunification deadline, C. Mario Russell, Catholic Charities NY

Separated Immigrant Son, Age 4, Reunited with his Dad

Posted on 07/12/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out How Catholic Charities Helped

Dressed in a blue t-shirt decorated with monster trucks, his brown eyes round and trusting, William, 4, gives the cheese sandwich he is eating in the dining hall of a Bronx Catholic Charities agency to...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Keeping Families Together

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, reunite separated immigrant children

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