Xavier Mission Confronts the Challenge of Coronavirus

Photo by Rafaelina Tineo 

By Jim Sliney Jr

Xavier Mission provides services and opportunities for New Yorkers in need with a...

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As Suicide Prevention Month Ends - Let's Keep Talking

By Jim Sliney Jr and John-Mark de Palma


Caseworkers are on the frontline of social services. They assist and counsel families and individuals...

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1 in 5 New Yorker’s are Poor: Catholic Charities is Ready to Help 

Photo Credit: Enrique Alarcon

by John-Mark de Palma

2 Min Read: According to the...

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Overwhelmed and Need Help?

Catholic Charities Provides New Yorkers the Free and Low-Cost Support They Need

Confronted with an eviction notice, an aging parent’s declining health, a child’s struggles with drugs or other crises?...

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Catholic Charities Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month

By Alice Kenny

1 Min Read. Now, during Mental Health Awareness Month, and every day, Catholic Charities NY offers service and support for those struggling with mental health needs.


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How Best to Treat Mental Illness

Offering Support, Not Shame

By Alice Kenny

Nearly twice as many Americans – 1 in 5 - struggle with mental illness than...

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Bigs and Littles NYC Mentoring Intervene to Help Bullied Siblings

“They’re There for Me”

Bullied by classmates, Lillian, 11, pretended she was sick to avoid school; her grades plummeting from 4’s to 2’s.

A gifted dancer, Lillian had studied...

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Ailing Homeless Pizza Maker Featured as a NY Times Neediest Case

Mr. Wicklin Tries on New Coat

“It’s all in the wrist,” Johnnie Wicklin tells New York Times Neediest Cases...

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First Kate Spade. Now Anthony Bourdain

Making Sense – and Coping – with Recent Suicides

With sorrow and sympathy, we pray for Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade and all whose sadness cuts so deep they contemplate acts of pure desperation.  We...

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Top 10 New York Summer 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

Unique, Fulfilling and Tailored Just for You


Looking for the best volunteer opportunities in New York this summer?

You name it; we’ve got it. 


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