Disaster Response & Recovery

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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Earthquake Aid: Catholic Charities Responds to Call for Help from Puerto Rico

You Are Not Alone: Your Donations Go Directly to Non-Profit Partners in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Weather Worn Flag

In response to Puerto Rico’s back-to-back earthquakes registering as...

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UN Climate Change Summit: Catholic Charities of New York and Global Climate Migration

By Jim Sliney Jr

281,000 hectares of land. That’s almost 1,100 square miles. That’s also the amount of land that draught has made unusable in the Northern Triangle -- Guatemala, El Salvador,...

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Puerto Rican Ingenuity and Spirit Still Rising High & Making History


Comite Noviembre volunteers arriving at Coliseo de Arecibo, Puerto Rico 

By Teresa Santiago, Catholic Charities NY Spanish...

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A Catholic Childhood in Sri Lanka

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The people of Sri Lanka praying The Rosary Following the terror attacks. Image: Getty Images...

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Catholic Charities NY: Disaster Response Partner of the Year!

Chosen by NYDIS & Those Who Know Best

By Alice Kenny

New York Disaster Interfaith Services, a faith-based federation of over 60 organizations partnering to provide disaster readiness,...

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