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On-the-Ground Look at Relief & Recovery in Puerto Rico

Posted on 10/20/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Assemblyman Marcos Crespo Describes First Relief Flight to the Island

With telecommunication lines down it has been frustratingly hard to find out what’s happening on the ground...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Edwin Melendez, Ph.D., Assemblyman Michael Crespo, JustLove, Puerto Rico, New York Foundling, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Cáritas de Puerto Rico

Latest in Puerto Rico Recovery: No Water, No Power & Trailers Stuck at the Port

Posted on 10/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

First-Hand from New York Foundling in Puerto Rico

Check out this just-updated Puerto Rico hurricane recovery report from New York...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Caritas Puerto Rico, New York Foundling, Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico

Celebrating Our History During Black History Month

Posted on 02/5/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

During Black History Month and throughout the year we honor our history here at Catholic Charities, a history, legacy and commitment intertwined since inception with who we are and those we serve.

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Pierre Toussiant, Black History Month, Sisters of Charity, New York Foundling

Abused, Abandoned but Destined for Better

Posted on 01/12/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Jasmin Gonzalez was just three years old when Child Protective Services took her and her sisters from their parents who suffered from drug abuse and placed the children in the first of five foster homes.  Sometimes they were placed together;...

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Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Good Shepherd Services, grace institute, New York Foundling