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Catholic Charites extends its prayers and thoughts to the people of Puerto Rico and Mexico in these very difficult days.

We are particularly saddened since these communities are so woven into the fabric of New York including our parishes, schools and Catholic Charities.

We offer opportunities for anyone to contribute to disaster relief efforts.

Help Catholic Charities Build a Playground!

Posted on September 21, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Have Fun Helping Disabled Children We Serve

Our Catholic Charities affiliate, Astor Services of Children and Families, is excited to announce our partnership with KaBOOM! Playground and Disney to build a 2,500 sq. ft. playground!


Please help us help kids:

Who: You – and approximately 200 fellow volunteers 

What's Provided: Breakfast, lunch and plenty of water will be provided.  

LSA Family Health Service: Parents, Teens, Educators: RSVP today!

Join us for #PayitForward: The Value of Youth Volunteering – a discussion on the academic, socio-emotional and long term benefits for teens when they engage in community servic

Partnership with NYS OASAS Will Address Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery in High-Need Areas

A Thank You Message from 9/11 Day of Service Co-Founder David Payne

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Without Your Help We Couldn’t Have Accomplished What We Did”

By David Paine
President and Co-Founder
9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

There is no way we can fully express in words how much we appreciate the support we received from Catholic Charities this year, both for the overall 9/11 Day Observance, and for the 9/11 Day Meal Pack in NYC.

The Best Way to Honor 9/11

Posted on September 11, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Prayers for Victims and Help for Hurricane Disaster Survivors

At Catholic Charities, we will never forget.

When terrorists attacked on 9/11, Catholic Charities helped establish an integrated system of services. 

“When thousands were fleeing the 9/11 attacks in New York, there were many running the ‘wrong way” to help those in need.”

Cardinal Timothy Dolan


Hurricane Season: 10 Simple Steps for a Safe Emergency Plan

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Plan for Yourself, Family and Friends


As Hurricane Irma hurls towards Florida and Puerto Rico – just a week after Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana -- many of us are left feeling vulnerable.

Disasters like these don’t plan ahead.  You can. 

Here are 10 simple steps you can take to plan for emergencies.

Hurricane Harvey Relief: Best Ways You Can Help

Posted on August 30, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Top “Do’s” and “Don’ts”

Here at Catholic Charities, we are monitoring Hurricane Harvey’s wrath as it tears through Texas and Louisiana and want to help those hurt by the storm.

NMIC - Building Communities


Building Communities

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5th, 2017   |   6:30 - 9:30 PM
International House  |  500 Riverside Drive, NYC 10027

Since 1979, NMIC has been a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our communities, and as their needs change and evolve, so have we. 

Hurricane Harvey: Hearts & Help

Posted on August 29, 2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

We Stand in Solidarity

By Msgr. Kevin Sullivan
Executive Director, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York