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Best Way to Welcome the Christmas Season

Posted on December 6, 2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

St. Nicholas Shopping Day Magic Turns Families into Santa’s Elves

Experience the day through our eyes through this great St. Nicholas Shopping Day video we pulled together.

Hurray! We celebrated St. Nicholas Shopping Day, the best way to welcome the Christmas holiday!

#GivingTuesday Generosity Update

Posted on December 1, 2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Netted over $10,000!

Supporters like you helped make this year’s #GivingTuesday a huge success for Catholic Charities and all the families who count on us here in New York…

Online #GivingTuesday gifts totaled slightly over $10,000!

Thank you for rallying on this special day that we celebrate generosity and giving.

Your kindness will be a blessing for so many New York families this Christmas season. 

Best Christmas Volunteer Opportunities in New York

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Elves Needed!


Here are two of our St. Nicholas volunteers from last year's shopping day

At Catholic Charities we have the best Christmas Volunteer opportunities in New York. 

Our St. Nicholas Project has it all – donations from donors and lists from families in need. 

All we need is YOU to act as Santa’s elves. 

Choose from one of our two Kmart Shopping Days. Then:

Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas

Posted on November 28, 2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Family Volunteer Day


On November 19th, 2016 families volunteered to support those in need

By Karen Daly

It was beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas at Catholic Charities 2nd National Family Volunteer Day on Saturday, November 19.

A Few Seasoned Volunteers like Me

New York Times Neediest Cases: Stories Behind the Stories

Posted on November 18, 2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

David Nublett & the Car Crash That Changed His Life


David Nublett

St. Nicholas Shopping Days at Kmart

SAINT NICHOLAS OF WESTCHESTER (SNOW)

Saturday, December 3rd 2016
Time: 8:30AM

Join Catholic Charities in our commitment to care for the most vulnerable families in Westchester by volunteering at our annual Shopping Day.

National Family Volunteer Day: What’s In It for You?

Posted on November 10, 2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Top 8 Perks

Some say asking “what’s in it for us” is kind of missing the point when it comes to volunteering.

But the truth is the 2nd National Family Volunteer Day Catholic Charities is hosting on November 19 in New York City not only helps those we serve  but it’s a lot of fun for you and your family.

We’re holding it right in the heart of Midtown at Cathedral High School on 1st Avenue and 56 Street. 

Tips on Tweets and Infrastructure Awareness, Too

Posted on November 1, 2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Saying Thank You Has Never Been So Easy!

As regular Charity in Action  readers, you know how important infrastructure – meaning buildings, heating, technology – is for the accessible and safe quality service we provide.  So this week we’re giving you an easy way to help us raise awareness about it – and thank Gov. Cuomo and our NY state legislators for their support.

Here are our top 8 reasons to add your voice during Nonprofit Infrastructure Week:

Superstorm Sandy’s Eerie Halloween

Posted on October 28, 2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

A Recap of Resilience