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Face Mask and Hand Sanitizer Giveaway at the Betances Houses in Mott Haven

Posted on 06/12/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

By Alex Mitchell

This article originally appeared in the Bronx Times

A large facemask and hand sanitizer giveaway took place at Betances Houses in Mott Haven over the past few days.

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: bronx times, Betances Houses, mott haven

4,800 Meals Distributed to Bronx Families

Posted on 06/9/2020 by jmark  |  Share

Kingsbridge: Catholic Charities New York provided 400 bags of food to Bronx residents on Saturday, June 6th.  ABC7 reports on the story.

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: ABC7, kingbridge, fon

Catholic Charities Staten Island Hosts Drive-In Movie Nights

Posted on 06/8/2020 by jmark  |  Share

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By John-Mark de Palma

Looking for a night out at the movies, but all theaters are closed? Catholic Charities of Staten Island, part of the Catholic Charities of New York family, is hosting, “Drive in Movies at The Mount.” Beginning Thursday, movie lovers can practice safe social distancing from the comfort of their cars at Mount Loretto in Pleasant Plains, SI. The drive-in...

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Filed under: Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: catholic charities of staten island, drive-in movies

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

El coronavirus también deja sin empleo a jóvenes que trabajaban durante el verano en Nueva York

Posted on 06/2/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share


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Univision
20 May 2020

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: UNIVISION, SYEP, Alianza Dominicana

Sr. Chappell: Church Needs to Address Disparity in Ethnic Communities

Posted on 05/28/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Boys ride their bikes past boarded-up and abandoned row of houses in Baltimore, Md., May 26, 2019. (CNS/Reuters/Stephanie Keith)

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

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: Global Sisters Report, Sr. Chappell, COVID19, Coronavrius

Homeless Shelter Youth Face the Streets During Pandemic

Posted on 05/18/2020 by jmark  |  Share

By Eileen Grench, THE CITY
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Filed under: Emergency & Temporary Shelters

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Catholic Charities of Staten Island Partners With Freshdirect to Provide Food to Those in Need

Posted on 05/17/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

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Fresh Direct, in partnership with Borough President James Oddo,
re-launched their program to provide free meals for
Staten Island families during the coronavirus outbreak. (Photo Courtesy of FreshDirect)

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: SILive

Adopta Un Abuelo: Compañía Virtual

Posted on 05/11/2020 by jmark  |  Share

Adopte un abuelo para hacerle compañía virtual

Telemundo 47 VIDEO

Un programa que le da alivio a aquellos ancianos que están encerrados y que se sienten solos en tiempos de pandemia. Adopte a un abuelo para darle compañía virtual a nuestros mayores.

 

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: adopt a grandparent, Adopte un abuelo

Motherhood in the time of COVID-19

Posted on 05/8/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Article originally appears on Bread.org 

By Jennifer Gonzalez 

Living through a global pandemic takes resilience. Flor Abad knows a little something about that. She lives in New York City – the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States.

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Filed under: Mother-Child Residences, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Motherhood, Bread.org, SNAP, Catholic Charities Community Services

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: 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 Charities is planning distributions in more "pop-up pantries," responding to the coronavirus pandemic. /Maria R. Bastone

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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

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

Alianza


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 /Catholic Charities  

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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