Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

The Cardinal Hayes Home: Caring for the Medically Fragile During COVID-19

By Jim Sliney Jr

“Our staff has been exemplary.” That is what Mary Sontheimer, executive director of Cardinal Hayes Home asserted when I asked...

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Catholic Charities Helpline Helps New Yorkers Through COVID-19

By Jim Sliney Jr

When you visit the Catholic Charities of New York homepage you’ll be greeted by the HELPLINE number. That number has been there to help New Yorkers ask for help for a long time. All...

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Bringing Mental Health to the People

By Jim Sliney Jr.

In New York City there is an important change underway in how mental health is received. Part of Mayor DeBlasio’s...

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Longing for Stability After a Childhood Spent in Hospitals

A genetic disorder has dominated large portions of Silas Waller’s life. Getting to college at first required a wheelchair and two buses, but he was determined to get on a path to financial security.

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Twenty-Two Miles a Day for Their Fellow Veterans

By Jim Sliney Jr.

Washington State. March 22, 2019. Jimmy Novack walks southeastwards.

Oregon. April 15, 2019. Tommy Zurhellen walks eastwards.

Every day since, for 4+ months, these men...

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How Tech and the Xavier Society Revolutionize Life for the Blind

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Xavier Society for the Blind was founded in 1900 by Jesuit priest Father Joseph...

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Don't Miss Your Opportunity for a Free Air Conditioner

Your Household May Qualify for a Free Air Conditioner Under this State Program

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By Sophia Theriault

New York State is providing financial assistance in the form of free...

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How Best to Treat Mental Illness

Offering Support, Not Shame

By Alice Kenny

Nearly twice as many Americans – 1 in 5 - struggle with mental illness than...

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Meet Katie, Makayla and the Fernandez Families

See This Snapshot of Those Helped by Catholic Charities

Mere stairs, as forbidding as a concrete wall, blocked Katie from ever visiting her daughter, Makayla at school.  Trapped in a wheelchair ever...

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Upstate Children Receive Their First Pair of New Pajamas

Upstate Children Receive Their First Pair of New Pajamas

Shout Out to Special Partnership & Children We Serve

Imagine a child so poor he never wore his own pair of new pajamas? Yet...

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