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Darren's Journey: Covid-19, Emergency Surgery and the Healing Bed. Part 2 of 2

05/10/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Darren Walters Pt 2

Darren’s Journey: Covid-19, Emergency Surgery and the Healing Bed

Part Two of Two

By Jim Sliney Jr

In Part 1 of Darren’s Story, “Darren's Journey: From Prison and Addiction to a Beacon of...

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Spotlight: Kerly Coyman - Path to Citizenship and Migration Counselor

05/07/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Kerly Coyman
Kerly Coyman, Catholic Charities of New York Albany for her own naturalization ceremony.
Photo: Catholic Charities New York 

Earlier this month, Catholic Charities migration counselor Kerly Coyman was...

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Success at the Grace Institute: Empowering Women to Achieve in the Workforce

05/07/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Lourdes Hernandez-DeRenzi Grace Institute
Lourdes Hernandez-DeRenzi, Grace Institute Photo: CCNY & Grace Institue

By Jim Sliney Jr

According to 2020 New York City census data, women in NYC are more likely...

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Catholic Renewal Brings Much Needed Relief to The Bronx Terminal Market

05/07/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Renewal
Catholic Renewal at The Bronx Terminal. // Photo: Catholic Charities New York

Catholic Renewal, a group of professionals committed to building a network that provides charitable assistance to those in need, distributed ...

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Darren's Journey: From Prison and Addiction to a Beacon of Hope

04/30/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Darren Walters

Darren's Journey: From Prison and Addiction to a Beacon of Hope

Part One of Two

By Jim Sliney Jr

Darren Walters has experienced a lot during his lifetime. Overcoming institutionalization, prison, lifetime...

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Staff Spotlight: Sophia Genovese, Esq., Advocate for Immigrants

04/30/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Sophia Genovese, Esq. Catholic Charities New York
Sophia Genovese, Esq. Catholic Charities New York

The Catholic Charities Pro Bono Project is particularly thrilled to share the success of recent legal and non-...

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Immigration and Refugee Services Update April 2021

04/29/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Immigration Update Catholic Charities NY

President Joe Biden’s First 100 Days in Office Show Quiet Success on Immigration, But with More Work Needed at the Border and for the Undocumented  
 

As the Biden...

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Catholic Charities USA Reacts to Verdict in Killing of George Floyd

04/21/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share


Youth From Catholic Charities NY's Alianza Division hold up signs of hope and love 

We share the statement of Catholic Charities USA and renew our commitment to reflecting upon and addressing issues of inequality, racism and disregard for...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Matthew Lizotte, ESQ, Defender of Refugees and Asylees

04/15/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Matthew Lizotte Catholic Charities New York Spotlight
Matthew Lizotte, Esq., Volunteer Immigration Attorney at Catholic Charities
// Catholic Charities New York

Matthew Lizotte is an attorney who...

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Catholic Charities Stands in Solidarity with our AAPI Neighbors

04/09/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share

“Recently, there has been a rise in acts of violence and hatred toward Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, here in New York, and around the country. Catholic Charities joins all people of good will in denouncing these outrageous acts...

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Holy Thursday and the Blessing of Second Farms Affordable Housing

04/07/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share


Cardinal Dolan blesses the aparmetns of Second Farms. // Johnny Zhang

By Jim Sliney Jr

4/3/21

April 1st was Holy Thursday; a day Christians celebrate in the lead up to Easter. In the West Farms neighborhood in the Bronx this Holy...

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One Year of Catholic Charities Pop-Up Food Pantries: 8 Million Meals Provided

03/30/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Over 8 Million Meals Provided To New Yorkers Since The Start Of The Pandemic

By John-Mark de Palma

New York: Food insecurity in the New York has increased dramatically during COVID, with Catholic Charities of New York providing over 8 million meals to those in need. Throughout the pandemic, our doors have remained open in...

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Lift Every Voice Project Honors Outstanding Women

03/29/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share


Viviana is the Program & Volunteer Coordinator for the Office for New Americans Opportunity Center of Orange County

Viviana is recognized by the Lift Every Voice Project celebrating outstanding women in the Hudson Valley area. This award...

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Preserving America’s Future: Catholic Charities’ Immigration Town Hall

03/24/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

"In 2020 we served over 100,000 immigrants.”

By Jim Sliney Jr

Immigration has risen to the top of the news cycle in recent weeks. With the recent change of administration in Washington, new executive orders, agency policies, and legislative reforms that affect immigrants and refugees have been issued or proposed. Critics,...

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Immigration & Refugee Services Update March 2021

03/19/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

With the recent change of administration in Washington, new executive orders, agency policies, and legislative reforms affecting immigrants and refugees have been issued or proposed. We expect more in the months to come, as lawmakers continue to search for pathways that respond to the needs of immigrant families, workers, refugees, and children...

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