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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

Tags: The City

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

Posted on 05/17/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

boxes of food

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

Coronavirus News: Catholic Charities Hands out 1,600 Meals in the Bronx

Posted on 04/20/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Holy Thursday food pantry patrons wait in line 6 feet apart to get food / Catholic Charities NY 

Originally posted by WABC

Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Filed under: Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Holy Thursday, COVID-19 Help, Food Pantries NYC, feeding our neighbors

Hispanic Seamstresses Supply New York with Masks and Hope

Posted on 04/15/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The sewing group, made up of a dozen Hispanic women, meet in the basement of the church of San Pedro in Yonkers to make the masks that Catholic Charities later donates to those most in need. / Telemundo 

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Tags: Telemundo, Yonkers NY, Sewing Masks, COVID-19, Streamsess, Pope Francis

Pandemic Exacerbates Fear, Challenges for Undocumented Immigrants

Posted on 04/8/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Matamoros, Mexico, across from Brownsville, Texas, is the site of a tent camp where migrants await their asylum cases to be processed by the U.S. government. The camp is home to approximately 2,500 people and arose in 2019 after the Trump administration enacted the "Remain in Mexico" policy for assylum seekers. (Ruby Fuentes)

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: NYC Immigration, National Catholic Reporter, undocumented immigrants, legal assistance, COVID-19, Call To Action USA

Cardinal Dolan Blesses Food that Catholic Charities of New York will use to Feed Hungry New Yorkers

Posted on 04/7/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan blesses food for Catholic Charities of New York with Monsignor Kevin Sullivan (Right)   

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Feeding Our Neighbors

Tags: Cardinal Dolan, Msgr Kevin Sullivan, Food Pantries NYC, COVID-19 Aid, Blessing of food

Free Meals for All

Posted on 04/6/2020 by jmark  |  Share

Here’s What you Need to Know About Grab and Go.

Free Meals for everyone

By John-Mark de Palma

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: free meals for everyone

Pandemic Adds Increasing Burdens on Immigrants Without Legal Status

Posted on 04/2/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


A woman near El Paso, Texas, walks on the international border bridge with Mexico March 13, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has increased burdens on immigrants without legal status. (CNS photo/Jose Luis Gonzalez, Reuters)

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Filed under: Permanent Affordable Housing, Temporary & Transitional Residences, Emergency & Temporary Shelters, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Catholic News Service, immigration, COVID-19, Immigration status, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, ICE, Public Charge, coronavirus