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The Opioid Crisis is Evolving, and so is Catholic Charities

08/14/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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By Jim Sliney Jr.

In 2017, there were a record 1,487 fatal overdoses in New York; the overdose rate in the South Bronx was higher than any place in the country except for West Virginia. – NYTimes

The 1-year...

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What, if Suddenly, Immigration to the US Stopped?

08/14/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

abandoned farm

By Jim Sliney Jr

The conversation in America has turned, temporarily to the idea of #publiccharge. It isn’t kind or compassionate to talk about your fellow man in terms of their monetary burden on a government. But since...

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Mississippi Prepares us for the Future

08/14/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

ICE Agent Vest
By Jim Sliney Jr.

On August 7th in Mississippi, ICE raided several food-processing plants. Nearly 700 arrests were made of undocumented workers. The raids also included scrutiny of the businesses that hired the allegedly...

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10,000 Pounds of Good Will

08/14/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

goya food donates 10,000 lbs of food to catholic charities of new york

By Jim Sliney Jr.

On Wednesday, August 7th, to honor the National Dominican Day Parade (taking place on August 11th), Goya Gives delivered 10,000...

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Get Paid to Count the American People

08/07/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Image: Samantha Sophia

By Jim Sliney Jr.

Did you know there are going to be hundreds of thousands of jobs created in order to carry out the 2020 Census?

The public discussion about the 2020...

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Finding Hope in Defiance of Ongoing Family Separations

08/07/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Image Credit: Quinn Kampschroer

By Jim Sliney Jr.

June 20, 2018 – The President of the United States signs an executive order to end family separations at the US/Mexico border.

June 26, 2018 – a...

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Golf Benefit Raises $54k for Catholic Charities Programs in Lower Hudson Valley

08/07/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities Orange Sullivan Ulster Golf Event
Image courtesy of Catholic Charities Orange, Sullivan and Ulster

By Jim Sliney Jr.

On August 3rd, in Goshen, New York, the 13th annual Catholic Charities...

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Catholic Charities: Relief in the Form of Free Diapers

08/07/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Image: Walaa Khaleel

By Jim Sliney Jr.

Catholic Charities New York is offering it's 3rd annual free diapers for all children in need program for people who reside in district 18 in the...

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Immigration Problems Get Heavier? Catholic Charities Gets Stronger

08/01/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Dialogo Abierto Show Catholic Charities of New York
"Dialogo Abierto" featuring Catholic Charities New York's Richard Espinal and Esmerelda Hoscoy

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Archdiocese of New York includes ten counties of the New...

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Faith with Works: A legacy of Mother Cabrini

07/31/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Cardinal Dolan at Cabrini Mass CCNY 2019
Timothy Cardinal Dolan at the Cabrini Shrine. Image: Catholic Charites NY

By Jim Sliney Jr.

Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan performed mass at the shrine...

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Living in an Ongoing State of Fear: Will ICE Knock on my Door Next?

07/31/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Image Credit: Jennifer Marquez

By Jim Sliney Jr

Immigration and Customs Agents were not as busy these past two weekends as the President warned they might be. You would think that was good news but...

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Catholic Charities & Telemundo Team Up Help Immigrants Know Their Rights

07/24/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Immigration Hotline Photo Credit: Catholic Charities New York

By Jim Sliney Jr.

There’s no denying that our immigrant brothers and sisters who are looking for a better life in America...

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Catholic Charities' Homebase Holds Fun-Filled Family Day in the Bronx

07/24/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

CCNY Homebase Family Day Kids on a Ride
Photo Credit: Dana Weiner and Sophia Theriault
 

By Sophia Theriault

On July 19th, Catholic Charities' Homebase program hosted the “2nd Annual Family Day Event” in the Soundview...

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Immigration Raids and Collateral Damage

07/24/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Photo credit: Enrique Alarcon

By Jim Sliney Jr.

“This was not a good weekend for the U.S. Not just for immigrants, but for all of us.” – Monsignor Kevin Sullivan.

BAD FOR IMMIGRANTS

The...

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A Call to Catholic Charities NY Helps Immigrant Mother Abused by Agents at US Border

07/19/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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US Border Patrol Agent at the US-Mexico Border. Credit: iStock 

by Jim Sliney Jr.

THE CALL THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING

A Guatemalan woman living in California picked up the phone and called for...

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