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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 

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

Catholic Ministries Step in as Food Insecurity Skyrockets Across US

Posted on 05/6/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Mater Dolorosa volunteers prepare to serve people experiencing homelessness in Lario Park in Azusa, California. (Michael Cunningham, OSF)

This article originally appears in The National Catholic Reporter 

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Catholic ministries, Alianza, NYC Covid019, coronavirus, Food insecurity, National Catholic Reporter

'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:, Alianza, COVID-19, NYC food help, NYC Coronavirus, Food insecurity

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)

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

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

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

Why Pedro Martinez and Catholic Charities Joined the Dominican Day Parade

Posted on 08/13/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Marching, singing and handing out catchy give-aways, hundreds of staff and volunteers from our Catholic Charities Alianza Dominicana division that provides services for local youth joined the largest-ever Dominican Day Parade this...

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Tags: Dominican Day Parade, Alianza