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Disabled And Facing Homelessness

Posted on 03/26/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Miguel Received Help From Catholic Charities

Miguel, disabled by three herniated discs, has been supporting his disabled wife and daughter by looking for items in the trash that can be sold. But the pickings, an old vase yesterday, a broken chair...

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

Tags: Catholic Charities, eviction prevention, homeless New York City, affordable housing

Homelessness Skyrockets among Children & Families

Posted on 06/7/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities’ Intervention Is Significant – But Not Enough

Homelessness among school-aged children is at a record high, according to a just-released report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities that confirms the bad news ...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, affordable housing, Homelessness, emergency food programs

Roaches, Mold & Asthma: How Catholic Charities Helped a Family Leave this Nightmare Behind

Posted on 05/17/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

One Family’s Story

Roach bites dotted baby Clinton’s face.  Big brother Gerard, 11, hooked himself up to a nebulizer daily because black mold growing up the walls in the family’s apartment aggravated his asthma.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: preserving housing, affordable housing