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As the Need Increases, Catholic Charities of New York Provides Nearly 1,000 Meals

Posted on 04/21/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Alianza and POTS serve the community


Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York & Eddie Silverio, Director of Alianza Dominica, a divsion of Catholic Charities give food to those in need /...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Alainza, POTS, Feeding the hungry, Food Pantries NYC, Volunteering, COVID-19 Aid

Wisecrackers, Divas & Dancers – Elderly Lott Residents I Love

Posted on 03/4/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

A Grateful Volunteer’s Perspective

Linda singing "Quando, Quando, Quando"

By Mary Kate Skehan

Catholic Charities Junior Board Volunteer Committee Co-Chair

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events, Catholic Charities Junior Board Events

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Junior Board, Mary Kate Skehan, Lott Residence, St. Patrick’s Day party, Volunteering, Retirement Homes, Senior Prom, Dancing

We Built a Playground!

Posted on 10/16/2017 by Fanny Gomez  |  Share

Volunteers Create Fun Space for Children with Special Needs


By Fanny Gomez

Catholic Charities Social Media Specialist


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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Kaboom!, Astor Services, Disney, Volunteering

Viacom Volunteers Mentor “Grace” Women Preparing to Reenter Workforce

Posted on 05/25/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Real World Warm Up

Successful Viacom female leaders mentor Grace Institute's women reentering the workforce

By Karen Daly

As a writer and Catholic Charities volunteer blogger it was amazing to watch last Friday, May 20,...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: grace institute, Volunteering, Viacom volunteers, Viacommunity Day, team-building

The Best Easter Volunteer Activity Ever!

Posted on 03/2/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

  • Show your creative side
  • Volunteer alone – or with co-workers, family or friends 
  • Volunteer in your own office or...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Easter, Volunteering

Got those post-holidays blues? We can fix that!

Posted on 12/29/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

In fact, we’re just getting started with the 12 days of Christmas.

Inside Info: Did you know the 12 days of Christmas begins Christmas Day?  It ends January 5th, the eve of the Epiphany.

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Tags: Volunteering

Watch Amazing Video as Music Brings Alzheimer’s Patient Back from Dementia

Posted on 11/6/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catch this amazing video as famed neurologist Oliver Sachs uses a tiny iPod – yes, an iPod! – and the magic of music to bring Henry, a nearly comatose patient with Alzheimer’s, back to life.

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Volunteering

It’s National Volunteer Week and Time for "What's Your Story?"

Posted on 04/16/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

volunteer crop

We want to know about the awesome things you’re doing – and encourage others to get involved! So share your story.

  • Tag your friends at #CCNY.
  • Ask them What’s...

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Tags: Volunteering

What’s So Great About a Random Act of Kindness?

Posted on 02/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

It’s Random Acts of Kindness Week.

So, we wonder, what’s in it for me? Watch this powerful video and find out. Inspired? Join us this special week, February 9 – 15, 2015, and help spread the kindness.

Looking for ways to pitch in? How about:

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Tags: Big Sisters Big Brothers, grace institute, Random Act of Kindness, Thai Life Insurance, Volunteering

Blizzard May Trap Elderly

Posted on 01/26/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


CAUTION:  Snow’s already falling sideways before Winter Storm Juno -- scheduled to slam New York City by 1 pm and predicted the worst blizzard in the city’s history -- has even started: Catholic Charities is here to help.

Are you a homebound senior trapped inside by mountains of snow? Catholic Charities, partnering again with...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Governor Cuomo, Notify NYC, Volunteering