11 Tips for a Successful Return to School

08/21/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr.

School is back in session on September 5th 2019. Are you ready? We found some educators and professionals with some advice to help make the return to school a big success.

  1. If your child is nervous about a new...

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How Catholic Charities set the Highest Bar for Census Outreach

08/21/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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By Jim Sliney Jr.

What do Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lin Manuel Miranda, Stan Lee and Alex Rodriguez all have in common? They all come from the northern Manhattan neighborhoods of Washington Heights and Inwood....

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Another Great Success for the Saint Nicholas Project

08/21/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Women purchasing a coat for the St. Nicholas Project at Kmart in NYC

By Jim Sliney Jr.

If you’ve been following the progress of Catholic Charities of New York’s Saint Nicholas Project, (and we hope you are) you’ll recall that they...

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Three Documents That Might Save Your Children in an Emergency

08/21/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Immigrant family in their home
By Jim Sliney Jr.

Families have few legal choices when it comes to who will care for or what will happen to their children in an emergency - and all of them are scary. The idea of going to family court and...

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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

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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

families immigrating to US
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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