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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

Find Summer Fun and Meaning Here

Posted on 05/27/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Looking for a valuable and great way to explore the city this summer? 

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Filed under: Adaptive Services for People with Hearing & Visual Impairments

Tags: Catholic Guild for the Blind Office, computer skills, training for work, visually impaired teens

Struggling Students; Struggling Schools

Posted on 05/26/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How do we reach children and families at risk effectively and fast? 

 

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Alianza Dominicana, Mayor de Blasio

Scammers Beware

Posted on 05/22/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Scammers beware. We’re on to you. And we’re fighting back. Catholic Charities just topped off Fraud Awareness Prevention Week.  

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Tags: Fraud Awareness Prevention Week, Hildalyn Colon-Hernandez, UNIVISION, WADO Radio

Top 4 Summer Deals for CYO Friends and Family

Posted on 05/21/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Looking for great deals on summer fun for your family? Here are our Top 4 Summer Deals for CYO friends and families!

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CYO, Iona Basketball Camp, NY Liberty

Catholic Charities Takes Charge When the Melting Pot Boils Over

Posted on 05/20/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Victor Cueva, 25, an Immigrant Justice Corps fellow. He is eager to give new immigrants in the Hudson Valley the help his family did not receive when it arrived...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, unaccompanied minors, Victor Cueva

More than Just BBall

Posted on 05/19/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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From “small fries” (short for first and second graders) to “elites” (high school juniors and seniors) just learned last week whether they won CYO’s annual Art and Essay Contest. Prize...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CYO’s annual Art and Essay Contest

Catholic Charities Snags City Council GOP Leader Vincent Ignizio for Staten Island Post

Posted on 05/18/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Official NYC Council Photo by William Alatriste

 Catholic Charities lands Vincent Ignizio, leader of New York City Council GOP, as our new leader of Catholic Charities of...

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Tags: Councilman Ignizio, New York City Council

Cardinal Dolan Hosts All-Star Event

Posted on 05/15/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Timothy Cardinal Dolan hosted an all-star evening on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Fordham University at Lincoln Center. 

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Tags: Cardinal Dolan

Pope Francis Gives a Shout Out to Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/14/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Pope Francis, in this recent video, praises Catholic Charities for changing the lives of people most in need. 

 

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Tags: Pope Francis

Harvard Law Touts Groundbreaking Catholic Charities Project

Posted on 05/13/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Credit: Mark Bonifacio

By Kim Ashton Harvard Law Today

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: unaccompanied minors

Three Ways to End Hunger Now

Posted on 05/12/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 

St. Cecilia’s parishioner, Guadalupe Merino, writes a letter to Congress as daughter, Joyce Merino, naps in her arms.

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

Tags: Bread for the World, Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland County

Hard to Believe But True: Find Out About Potentially Good News During Deportations

Posted on 05/11/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The premier Spanish-language newspaper “El Diario” turns to Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant and Refugee Services C. Mario Russell for regular updates on immigration reform. Learn this week in El Diario  about a possible silver lining for a lucky few during deportation proceedings.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: C. Mario Russell, Immigration Reform

Find Out the Best Way to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Posted on 05/8/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Today a mother ignores her own hunger to feed her child. 

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

Tags: Mothers Day