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Runaway Teen’s Family Profiled by The New York Times

Posted on January 10, 2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

See How Catholic Charities Stepped In

When Desiree Santana’s 14-year-old daughter went missing in September, she felt frantic, writes New York Times reporter Emily Palmer in this Neediest Cases profile published this past Sunday, January 7, 2018.

How We House the Hardest-to-Help Homeless

Posted on December 18, 2017 by admin  |  Share

Sheltering Those Who Lived on the Streets for Years

By Jacqueline Victoria-Kline

Program Director


Jackie Victoria-Kline (R) decorates Holy Rosary
Shelter Christmas party tree

Huge Thanks to Our Christmas Elves !

Posted on December 15, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

AKA St. Nicholas Shopping Day Volunteers


Catholic Charities Trustee Bill Pruellage’s family volunteers for Shopping Day fun.

Merry Christmas and a huge thank you to our army of elves who banded with us at our St. Nicholas Shopping Days to handpick warm clothes, blankets and winter necessities for more than 4,000 people we serve! 

Special NYC Shelter Battles Surge of Homelessness Among Young Adults

Posted on December 14, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out the Latest in Catholic Charities New York Times Neediest Cases


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After Surviving a Brain Tumor as a Toddler, Teen Reveals Price of Living as a Walking Miracle

Posted on November 30, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out More in Today’s New York Times Neediest Cases Profile

Allia Villa survived a brain tumor at age 4.  It was only the start of her fight. 

Now a 17-year-old cancer survivor, it is hard to tally all the ATRT brain tumor stole from her.

“If I didn’t have cancer my hair would be longer,” she says.  “I was cute.”

When Infant Son Dies, Mother Descends into Deep Depression

Posted on November 29, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Meet Her in This Video and Find Out How She Rebuilt Her Life

Grieving Dad’s Loss; Fearing Mom will Die as Well; Teen Reaches Out to “Big Brother”

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Catholic Charities’ Latest Profile in The New York Times

"Providencia Vanderpool was reminiscing with her youngest son about his father when suddenly the boy’s words alarmed her, " writes New York Times reporter John Otis about a teen served by Catholic Charities NY affiliate Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers in this New York Times Neediest Case profile published today, October 31, 2017.

Paul Ryan Preps for Al Smith Dinner with Tour of NY Foundling

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Dinner Raises Funds for Children in Need



Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joined Cardinal Dolan for a tour of Catholic Charities affiliate, the New York Foundling, before taking the stage at the Al Smith dinner in New York City on October 19.

NYN MEDIA'S FIFTY OVER 50 EVENT

NYN Media will honor 50 of New York’s most prominent and accomplished leaders in human services, health care, education and other nonprofits over the age of 50 who continue to make a positive impact on New York through their achievements, leadership abilities, philanthropic efforts, and dedication to the betterment of the State!