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Cardinal Dolan Offers Prayers, Praise As Catholic Charities Hits 1 Million Donated Meals Since Start Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted on 09/24/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Catholic Charities Volunteers distribute food items to Residents at the Bronx Food Hub on 9/23/20 // Johnny Zhang

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Catholic Charities 1 millionth meal, CBS New York, Tony Aiello, COVID-19, Food insecurity, Food Pantry, Bronx Food Hub, Cardinal Dolan

Undocumented Immigrants in Need Finally Get Promised Pandemic Cash Assistance

Posted on 07/9/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


The line of people outside the Catholic Charities' Immigrant and Refugee Services, waiting to get their cash cards. BETH FERTIG / GOTHAMIST / WNYC

Article was originally published on Gothamist.com 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: Gothamist, Immigration aid, Mario Russell, Lucia Goyen, Immigration cash assistance, COVID-19

From Distributing Toothpaste to Teaching Spanish, CDM Student Group Strives to Serve Community

Posted on 07/8/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

This article was originally published on Dental.Columbia.edu 

By Odelia Ghodsizadeh 

July 8, 2020

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Columbia Dental School, CDM Students, Spanish class, Eddie Silverio, Alianza, COVID-19

En la Ciudad de Nueva York Cerca de 20,000 Inmigrantes Indocumentados Reciben Ayuda Económica

Posted on 07/1/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

La fundación ‘Open Society’ donó 20 millones de dólares que serán distribuidos a través de varias organizaciones a este grupo que había sido excluido de los beneficios federales. 

Published on Telemundo 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Telemundo, undocumented immigrants, COVID-19, coronavirus

Washington Heights Pop-Up Pantry To Give Out 6K Meals Friday

Posted on 06/26/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The latest pop-up pantry from Catholic Charities will give out 500 bags of food, the equivalent of 6,000 meals, on Friday.

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Patch, Washington Heights Pantry, Alainza, Food insecurity NYC, COVID-19, coronavirus

Catholic Charities Steps in as NYC Loosens Eviction Restrictions

Posted on 06/24/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


New York City. Credit: Rawpixel via www.shutterstock.com

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Preserving Housing NYC, Eviction prevention NYC, COVID-19, coronavirus

Connection, Compassion and Care in a Bronx COVID-19 Ward

Posted on 06/23/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Sr. Mary Catherine Redmond shares spiritual strength amid pandemic's toll


Sr. Mary Catherine Redmond, a Sister of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, outside of North Central Bronx Hospital in the New York City borough of the...

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Tags: Global Sisters Report, Bronx NY, COVID-19, coronavirus, Racism, Sr. Mary Catherine Redmond

Local Lawmakers Ask Cuomo to Extend Protection to Immigrant Renters in NYC

Posted on 06/18/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

This segment features Antonio Garcia, Catholic Charities Director of Eviction Prevention Program. It originally appeared on Fox 5.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers, Preserving Housing

Tags: Fox5, antonio garcia, eviction prevention, immigration, COVID-19

Catholic Charities of New York Helps Renters at Risk of Eviction as Moratorium is Lifted

Posted on 06/16/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

 

This article oroginally appeard on NET TV

By Jessica Easthope

A change is coming for renters in New York City. The eviction moratorium has been extended to August 20, but it won’t include everyone.

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Filed under: Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline

Tags: Housing Eviction NYC, eviction prevention, COVID-19, Coronaivrus

Sisters Take Food Pantry Ministries Outdoors During Pandemic

Posted on 06/4/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

By Dan Stockman

Article re-publsihed with permission from the Global Sisters Report / National Catholic Reporter 

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Global Sisters Report, COVID-19

'Wellness Checks' Become Lifeline For NYC Families Amid Pandemic

Posted on 04/30/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Catholic Charities has called 3,500 families a day since March to see what they need during the COVID-19 crisis. Here's what they learned. (​​(Rafaelina Tineo/Catholic Charities Community Services​.)​​​)

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Patch.com, Alianza, COVID-19, NYC food help, NYC Coronavirus, Food insecurity

Catholic Charities Distributes Necessary Meals Amid Crisis

Posted on 04/29/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Catholic Charities, in conjunction with other agencies and businesses, distributed food on Monday Thursday, April 9, outside the Betances Community Center, East 146th Street in the Bronx. The meal included fresh produce from Fresh Direct. Catholic...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Catholic New York, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Father Eric Cruz, Bornx food, COVID-19, NYC food pantry, Washington Heights, Fresh Direct

Catholic Charities Gives Out 1,000 Food Bags In WaHi, The Bronx

Posted on 04/27/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Catholic Charities/Alianza Youth Services will distribute food for those in need during the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday and Friday. (Courtesy of Rick Uldricks)

Article originally appears on Patch.com

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Washington Heights NY, Food distribution, COVID-19, Alianza, Bronx NY, coronavirus

Hispanic Seamstresses Supply New York with Masks and Hope

Posted on 04/15/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The sewing group, made up of a dozen Hispanic women, meet in the basement of the church of San Pedro in Yonkers to make the masks that Catholic Charities later donates to those most in need. / Telemundo 

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Tags: Telemundo, Yonkers NY, Sewing Masks, COVID-19, Streamsess, Pope Francis

Pandemic Exacerbates Fear, Challenges for Undocumented Immigrants

Posted on 04/8/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Matamoros, Mexico, across from Brownsville, Texas, is the site of a tent camp where migrants await their asylum cases to be processed by the U.S. government. The camp is home to approximately 2,500 people and arose in 2019 after the Trump administration...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: NYC Immigration, National Catholic Reporter, undocumented immigrants, legal assistance, COVID-19, Call To Action USA