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‘I Just Want a Better Life' The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund

10/21/2021  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Nishi Akter, a Fordham University student, was able to purchase food to fall back on when she was unsure of how to get her next meal.
Sara Naomi Lewkowicz for The New York Times. Reproduced with permission.


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John McMahon is running for Catholic Charities New York in memory of his father

10/14/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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John McMahon. Photo Courtesy of John McMahon

John McMahon will be among the 13 participants supporting Catholic Charities who will run in the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon Nov. 7. He will run...

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Bigs & Littles NYC makes mentoring impact with Caring Through Covid

10/08/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Bigs & Littles mentoring program. Photo: Bigs & Littles NYC

Of the 4,200 children who lost a parent to the pandemic in New York State, 57 percent hail from the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens.

By Peter...

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Ignacia Gonzalez: Went on hunger strike for workers rights in the Excluded Workers Fund

10/06/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Ignacia Gonzalez. Credit: Catholic Charities New York

The Excluded Workers Fund is a lifeline for many immigrants across New York State who were left out of state and federal pandemic financial...

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Kristen Sisko, volunteer Pro Bono Project advocate helps immigrants at Catholic Charities New York

10/06/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Pro Bono Volunteer Advocate Kristen Sisko
Pro Bono Volunteer Advocate Kristen Sisko

Throughout the month of October, Catholic Charities is celebrating the volunteers and clients of our Pro Bono Project in anticipation of National Pro Bono Week...

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Rusty and Mary Ellen McGranahan, married couple run for Catholic Charities New York

10/05/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Rusty & Mary Ellen McGranahan. Photo: Courtesy of the McGranahan's

Rusty and Mary Ellen McGranahan will be...

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Supporting Afghans after evacuation: The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund

09/30/2021  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

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Batol Khan left Afghanistan for the United States six years ago. Joshua Bright for The New York Times. Reproduced with permission.


Supporting Afghans After...

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A Statement from Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York

09/24/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share

“The annual meeting of world diplomats at the United Nations in New York this week is an 
important reminder of the call to solidarity that is at the heart of the work of Catholic Charities.

Each year, we serve individuals and families from over 100 nations across the world, seeking to 
provide help and create hope for a...

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Father Eric Cruz of the Bronx brings hard-earned empathy to those he serves through Catholic Charities

09/21/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Father Eric Cruz, Bronx regional coordinator for Catholic Charities Community Services.
Photo Credit: Catholic Charities New York

By Peter Feuerherd

Father Eric Cruz went through seminary and graduated from the...

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Alianza leader remembers a summer that transformed lives

09/21/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Alianza's Summer Youth Program. Photo Credit: Alianza, Catholic Charities Community Services

By Peter Feuerherd

For Eddie Silverio, Director of Youth Programs, this summer will be remembered for...

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Labor workers uplifted at St. Patrick’s Cathedral annual Labor Mass

09/21/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Union leaders gather at St. Patrick's Cathedral in celebration of Catholic Charities' Annual Labor Mass.
Photo Credit: Johnny Zhang...

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Catholic Charities' Vivian Buitron is running the NYC marathon to help others

09/16/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Vivan Buitron. Photo credit: Vivan Buitron

Vivian Buitron will be among the 13 participants supporting Catholic Charities who will run in the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon Nov....

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Patrick Tilley is running the New York City Marathon for Catholic Charities

09/16/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Patrick Tilley will run the NYC Marathon to raise money for the St. Nicholas Project at Catholic Charities. Photo credit: Patrick Tilley

Patrick Tilley will be among the 13...

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Tony Memmo is Running to Support Single Moms & Families

09/01/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Antonio ("Tony") Memmo was born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania. Both of his parents were farmers who immigrated from Italy. After his father passed away, Tony's family returned to Italy where he lived in Bologna. Several years later, he returned to...

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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York helps resettle refugees fleeing Afghanistan

08/25/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Currents News Air Date August, 24, 2021.

By Emily Drooby

As the Taliban grows stronger each day in Afghanistan, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York is trying to help those fleeing for their life.

“We have already begun that process and we are prepared to do more as the situation evolves,” explained Msgr. Kevin...

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