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Check Out Our Top 6 Volunteer Opportunities to Help Immigrants in New York

02/13/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

As a premier provider of services in New York, Catholic Charities offers the best volunteer opportunities tailored just for you. Choose from our Top 6 Volunteer opportunities for February 2019. Feel free to also take a look at our other Catholic...

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Award-Winning Catholic Charities Nun: What I do is no Different than What you do

02/13/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters, appears in CatholicPhilly

Honored for her work with immigrants at the Texas border, Sister Norma Pimentel, MJ, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, received the Sister...

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Clock Ticking for No-Cost Preschool Assistance for NYC Children

02/13/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Don’t miss this opportunity to enroll your 3 and 4-year-old children in New York City’s free Pre-K programs. Remember, your immigrant status is not a factor in taking part in these educational benefits. If you need assistance filling out your application,...

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'Sleeping in the Arms of the Lord': Homeless Count 2019

02/06/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Lori Davis-West, a Catholic Charities consultant and HOPE count volunteer, said that when she asked men and women she met in her assigned area, Murray Hill in Manhattan, if they had a place to sleep, most, plagued by their own inner demons or external...

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NYC Man's 'Super Soul Party' Helps Homeless Enjoy Big Game

02/06/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

NEW YORK — Meir Kay spotted a homeless man on the street about two years ago who was holding an unusual sign. He didn't need food or drink, it said — he felt invisible and just wanted someone to talk to. Kay turned that impromptu invitation into an annual...

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Trump Administration Says Reuniting All Migrant Children With Families May Be Impossible

02/06/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

A report filed by an internal watchdog released last month claims that thousands more children have been separated from their families at the United States-Mexico border than the 2,737 listed by the government. Anthony Enriquez, director of the unaccompanied...

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New CCNY Website Connects Pro Bono Lawyers with Immigrants in Need of Help

02/06/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

 

Free legal services for low-income, vulnerable immigrants multiplied dramatically thanks to a groundbreaking initiative, CatholicCharitiesNYProBono.org. This cutting-edge statewide program launched by Catholic...

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NYS Liberty Defense Project and Catholic Charities of New York Launch Statewide Pro Bono Project

02/06/2019  |  Press Releases  |  Share

February 1, 2019

For Immediate Release

Contact:
CCCS: Paul Costiglio
Paul.Costiglio@archny.org
646-794-2240

LDP: Lee Park
Lee.Park@dos.ny.gov
518-486-9844

NYS LIBERTY DEFENSE PROJECT & CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF NEW YORK LAUNCH STATEWIDE PRO BONO PROJECT TO EXPAND LEGAL SERVICES FOR...

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ShopRite Partners with Catholic Charities to Replenish Food Pantries

01/30/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

ShopRite announced it has partnered with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York for its annual Feeding Our Neighbors campaign through Feb. 2. The partnership will help raise funds to replenish food pantries throughout the...

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Advancing Opportunities for Women in Technology

01/30/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Five women with the Women in Technology New York program recently wrapped up their “Winternships” with the IT Services team at The New York Foundling, an Agency of Catholic Charities NY. This unique 3-week mini-internship taught them how...

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‘We Are a Casita Family.’ In the Bronx, an Education Center Provides a 2nd Home

01/30/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

For Ms. Cruz and her four children, the Casita Maria Center, an 85-year-old charitable organization for the local Latino community, is like a second home. When her son Noah encountered speech challenges, Catholic Charities with the NY Times, was...

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Thousands More Migrant Kids Separated from Parents

01/23/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Thousands more immigrant children were separated from their parents than previously reported and whether they have been reunified is unknown, according to a report released Thursday by the inspector general for HHS.

The report found a spike in immigrant family separations beginning in the summer of 2017, a year prior to the "zero...

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‘Sacred Shelter’ Offers Stories of Hope from Formerly Homeless

01/23/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Through faith, transformation and spiritual growth, more than 600 homeless people in New York have been propelled to a better life in recent decades thanks to the Education Outreach Program sponsored by archdiocesan Catholic Charities.

Many of their stories are told in an inspiring new book called “Sacred Shelter,” (Fordham University...

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Help for Furloughed Workers: Catholic Charities

01/23/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities has always responded to meet emergency needs and crises - for non-Catholics and Catholics alike.  We have already provided assistance to families impacted in the New York metropolitan area by the loss of paychecks caused by the government shutdown.  We are prepared to assist further. Please click here for resources including...

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She Never Gave Up, from Paralysis to Motherhood

01/23/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Katie Morillo used to be a rushing New York commuter. She knows all too well that people are trying to get where they’re going as quickly as possible. Now she’s on the other side of the equation. A car accident left her paralyzed from the waist down. When her electric wheelchair broke, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York drew on $650...

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