Watch: Sunrise Day Camp brings joy to kids with cancer

07/31/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- At Sunrise Day Camp -- a free summer camp for children with cancer and their siblings -- the focus is on having fun.

The camp, on the grounds of Mt. Loretto in Tottenville, is a place where kids can just be kids, and a place where cancer isn't talked about -- unless the campers want to talk about it. 


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Building Community Police Relations

07/29/2016  |  Share

Poor police community relations are reaching a boiling point. So much so, that across the United States citizens are protesting police brutality. On a recent episode of JustLove, host Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive...

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I Still Dare to Hope

07/29/2016  |  Share

On June 12, 2016 Stephen Binkley, Chaplain at Orlando Regional Medical Center, wasn’t scheduled to go into work,  but when he received the call that they needed him in the emergency room he rushed over.

Just three blocks away from Orlando...

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Service In Schools

07/29/2016  |  Share

Are you a

  •  Teacher interested in developing volunteer opportunities for your students? 
  • Parent who wants to teach your children about the importance of serving the community? 

You’ve come to the right place! “...

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Alianza Youth Services Employs Over 1,300 Youth This Summer

07/29/2016  |  Share

Over 1,300 young people joined the workforce this summer, through the Alianza Youth Services Division: Summer Youth Employment Program; New York Times Catholic Charties’ Internship, In School Youth Program and the Hispanic Federation of New York....

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New Effort Will Help Eligible Immigrants Become Citizens of the United States

07/29/2016  |  Share

In mid-July, Governor Andrew Cuomo launched a statewide effort to help eligible immigrants become U.S. citizens. “NaturalizeNY,” a first-in-the-nation public-private partnership that will encourage and assist eligible New York...

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Artist Refuses to Let Blindness Derail Her Career - Wall Street Journal

07/29/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

Sculptor Emilie Gossiaux is exhibiting her work and teaching at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Making it as an artist in New York City is hard enough.

Sculptor and museum educator Emilie Gossiaux has an additional hurdle: She can’t see.

In 2010 Ms. Gossiaux, then an art student at Cooper Union, was hit by an 18-wheeler...

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A Paradoxical Position on Youths Fleeing Violence - New York Times

07/28/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

When the Obama administration announced an expanded immigration initiative this week to address an escalating humanitarian crisis in Central America, it seemed almost paradoxical.

On one hand, the government was broadening a program for children fleeing three violence-racked countries there, allowing for more applicants to enter the...

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$45K Raised for Anti-Poverty Programs - Hudson Valley News Network

07/22/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

GOSHEN – Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan raised more than $45,000 at its 10th anniversary golf outing fundraiser.

Taking the top prize for women at Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan’s 10th anniversary golf outing was the foursome of Carol Smith, Jeannie Tomita, Mary Bonura, and...

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07/21/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

HUNTS POINT, Bronx (WABC) -- There is a barge docked in the Bronx River that is loaded with food.

It's part art, and part political message, set to travel throughout New York.

The goal is not simply filling stomachs, but also opening eyes to a lack of healthy food options in certain parts of the city.

Mary Mattingly...

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TEAM Newburgh Hosts Fun Day at Algonquin Park - Hudson Valley Press

07/20/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

NEWBURGH – For seven years, the youth from the City of Newburgh have enjoyed an annual summer fishing trip, thanks to TEAM Newburgh.

The community-based collaborative of more than 75 partners, TEAM Newburgh is dedicated to improving and enhancing the quality of life for young people in the City of Newburgh.

Due to the finding of...

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Children 'paint what they feel' during special program - News 12 The Bronx

07/15/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

The "Paint What You Feel" program helps emotionally charged children release their emotions in a positive and confidence-building way. (July 14, 2016 3:43 PM)


The Astor Services for Children and Families helped children heal from mental stress through artistic expression during a special program Thursday.

The "Paint...

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Media Advisory: Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of NY to Moderate Panel on Diversity with Top NYC Officials & Executives

07/12/2016  |  Press Releases  |  Share

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of NY, will join industry professionals from across the state including: policymakers, elected officials, MWBE Firms, NYS and NYC agency heads and purchasing officers, consultants, and contractors at City & State’s On Diversity forum on Tuesday, July 19,...

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Catholic Charities Opens South Bronx Food Hub With Goya’s Help - Catholic New York

07/06/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

During a blessing at a new food hub in the South Bronx, Cardinal Dolan recalled the words of Jesus, who said, “Blessed are the hungry, for they shall be fed.”

“The blessing of Jesus is already here,” said the cardinal outside of Catholic Charities’ South Bronx Community Center at 402 E. 152nd St. on June 23. Charities volunteers,...

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Rockland Inmate Re-entry Program Works to Give Back to Community - LoHud

07/03/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

HAVERSTRAW — Don Daniel watched this week as the service project he and others worked on through a program for former inmates became a part of the community.

Daniel, 27, of Spring Valley, and more than a dozen others who were part of the Rockland County re-entry program, which assists people re-entering the community from...

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