The Pandemic Brought Loss. Now They’re Behind on Rent

10/19/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Maricruz Criollo with her family in Jackson Heights, Queens.Credit // Sara Naomi Lewkowicz for The New York Times

By Emily Palmer, The New York Times 

In March, Ms. Criollo, a 48-year-old widow who supports three children at home as...

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Over One Million Meals Distributed To New Yorkers in Need

10/15/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities' workers prepare grab and go food bags for the local Bronx Community. // Johnny Zhang

The millionth meal, which represents a 250% increase over the same period in 2019, was a cause for both celebration and sorrow. Cardinal Dolan...

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NYC Cut 40,000 Youth Jobs When They Were Needed Most

10/09/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Laisha Gonzalez with her family // Benjamin Norman 

By David Gonzalez, The New York Times 

Photograph by Benjamin Norman

Sept. 4, 2020

When Laisha Gonzalez de Peña landed an office job at a Washington...

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Bronx Community Advocate Making a Difference

10/09/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Every day, Paola Martinez is fighting against evictions, bridging the digital divide for kids and tackling food insecurity in one Bronx development. / Pix11

By: Monica Morales, Pix11 

Posted at 5:31 PM, Oct 08, 2020 and last updated 7:50 PM...

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In a Year Like No Other, a ‘Historic Crisis’ of Need

10/09/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

When Times readers heard the call of The Neediest Cases Fund’s annual campaign, they gave. And when a pandemic took hold, they gave again.

Destinee Gonzalez-Gil and her brother. // Sahsa Masvlov, The New York Times 

By Sara Aridi and ...

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