Disaster Response & Recovery

Catholic Charities Emergency Relief Fund to Assist Haitian Earthquake Victims

Haiti Earthquake
Earthquake Damage in Haiti. Photo: Shutterstock

Catholic Charities Emergency Relief Fund is supporting Haiti’s...

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New York State COVID Rent Relief Extension Program

New York State COVID Rent Relief Program Eligibility

Application period is open until February 1, 2021.

WHAT IS THE COVID RENT RELIEF EXTENSION PROGRAM?

The...

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Volunteer Opportunities Still in High Demand at Catholic Charities


Volunteers distribute food at Grand St. Guild Housing // Carmen Gonzalez 

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Volunteer program at Catholic...

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


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

Article re...

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Catholic Charities Helpline Helps New Yorkers Through COVID-19

By Jim Sliney Jr

When you visit the Catholic Charities of New York homepage you’ll be greeted by the HELPLINE number. That number has been there to help New Yorkers ask for help for a long time. All...

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Help Catholic Charities Provide Emergency Relief During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is a unique challenge for our community, one with many uncertainties. Please help us continue to serve our neighbors most at risk during this crisis.

From 9/11...

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Mass of Solidarity for Puerto Rico and the Bronx


Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez of San Juan, Puerto Rico, celebrates Mass for Puerto Rico on Feb. 2 at St. Raymond Church in the Bronx. // ...

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Puerto Rico Aid: Catholic Charities of New York Provides Assistance

Earthquake Damage in Puerto Rico
Residential Building in Puerto Rico Suffers Earthquake Damage
Photo Credit: Catholic Charities New York Staff...

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The Archbishop of San Juan to Hold Mass in Solidarity for Puerto Rico on February 2nd

“The Earthquakes have not only Shaken the Earth; they have also Shaken our Hearts”


St. Raymond's Church, 759 Castle Hill Ave. Bronx, NY...

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Success in Light of Setbacks in Puerto Rico

By Jim Sliney Jr

On January 7th 2020, Puerto Rico had the biggest of several earthquakes, a 6.4 magnitude (considered very strong). They have been hit several times and the loss of life and...

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