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Celebrating World Refugee Day 2015

Posted on 06/16/2015 by Anonymous  |  Share

Staff, interns and volunteers from Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement were joined by clients new and old to celebrate World Refugee Day...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Brothers Break Barriers; Set Legal Precedent

Posted on 06/15/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Cesar Vargas just joined his now much publicized brother, Carlos, in breaking barriers so big that his story also landed in The New York Times.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Thank You, Deloitte Volunteers!

Posted on 06/12/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Dozens of volunteers from the national consulting firm Deloitte fanned out across New York City last week to help us serve those in need.

 

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Tags: Volunteering

Tips and Tricks for Running the NYC Marathon

Posted on 06/11/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

​Our 12 Team Catholic Charities runners are gearing up for the big day, the TCS New York City Marathon scheduled for November 1, 2015.

 

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Tags: TCS NYC Marathon

“Fixing NYC’s Lousy After-school Rules”

Posted on 06/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

By Sr. Paulette LoMonaco
Executive Director of Good Shepherd Services, an affiliate of Catholic Charities

(Excerpts from Sr. LoMonaco’s editorial published in today’s Daily News)

 

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Tags: Good Shepherd Services

Gold Medalist Chris Mullin Credits CYO for Kicking Off His Career

Posted on 06/9/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Chris Mullin, one of the greatest NBA players of all time, received the John V. Mara Sportsman of the Year Award on June 4th at the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Club of Champions Tribute.

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Tags: CYO Club of Champions Tribute, Cardinal Dolan

Win the Jackpot – Become a U.S. Citizen!

Posted on 06/8/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

If you already have your green card – AKA legal status in the U.S. – join us to take the next big step.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: New York State New Americans Hotline

De Blasio Forms Hotline Between Clergy and City Hall

Posted on 06/8/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Mayor de Blasio just announced creation of the Mayor’s Clergy Advisory Council to serve as a hotline between religious  leaders and City Hall.

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Tags: Mayor de Blasio, Mayor’s Clergy Advisory Council, Msgr. Sullivan

The Best Way to Escape the City Heat

Posted on 06/4/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Art, food and just an hour from NYC!

Join us in historic Goshen for the first Friday Art Walk.

 

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Cardinal Dolan: “Catholic Charities Is Where Christ Lives”

Posted on 06/3/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

By John Franko
Pittsburgh Catholic

When thousands were fleeing the 9/11 attacks in New York, Cardinal Dolan told a crowd at the Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Charities held in Pittsburgh on May 15, there were many...

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New Video Highlights Impact of Our Work and Personal Story of One Family

Posted on 06/2/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 Before cancer struck, Yarsely, 27, and her husband, Jean Carlos, 28, each held jobs to support themselves and their two little girls.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: grace institute, Jean Carlos, Yarsely

NY Notables Help Gala Raise $2 Million for People in Need

Posted on 06/1/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Great news.  Catholic Charities Annual Gala brought headliners – and headlines – to raise more than $2 million to help our neighbors in need.

 

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Tags: Catholic Charities Annual Gala Benefit

A Thank You Note That Made Our Day

Posted on 05/29/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

There is already a lot of buzz about how our Refugee Resettlement department helps people who fled torture and oppression in their native lands.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees