Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers - Annual Children's Party

Join Catholic Big Sisters Big Brother in their annual kids holiday party. We will have about 200+ guests (mix of kids and adults) for an afternoon that includes games, crafts and dinner. Fun volunteers are needed for event support.


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Win $1,000 Just in Time for the Holidays!

That's right. To kick off our first National Volunteer Day events - and encourage your family to participate - Generation On will award THREE  $1000 gift...

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Catholic Charities Keeps the Lights on After School

Children at a Catholic Charities afterschool program feasted last week on healthy snacks and stocked up on free homework-helper giveaways at “Lights on Afterschool.”  This annual event...

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Too Late to Stop a Murder – But Time to Save a Life

Just days before a gang member from East Harlem projects shot a cop along FDR Drive this week, Catholic Charities in partnership with the Manhattan DA’s office began expanding...

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Supersized Healthy-Meal Face Off

Enough, already, with the supersize sodas.

Instead, teens from Catholic Charities affiliate, Casita Maria, face off today for a Master Chef Challenge against teens...

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Astor Services for Children & Families - Holiday Art Festival

Astor will hold its Holiday Art Festival on Friday December 4, 2015 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Our staff, children and volunteers will create beautiful specialty items for sale. During the festival there will be a special art show featuring work from our...

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Adorable Preschoolers and Their First Day of School

Where are they from? Kennedy Child Study Center, an affiliate of Catholic Charities.  It serves children with special needs and their families and  just...

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Worried Your Child May Have Special Needs?

We’re here to help. 
Our affiliate, Astor Services, rated a “Blue Ribbon” (AKA top-notch) program for children with special needs, is offering free developmental screenings...

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