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Catholic Charities Hosts Turkey Distribution Catholic Charities embraces Thanksgiving spirit by feeding those in need.Gus Rosendale reports.
The distribution of 1,000 turkeys and festive trimmings at the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Center in Harlem Nov. 23 kicked off what Cardinal Timothy Dolan described as a season of charity. Mark D’Urso and the D’Urso family donated the turkeys for this annual...
Nishi Akter has one main goal in her studies at Fordham University: “I’m doing all this as a way out of the cycle of poverty.” Born in Noakhali, Bangladesh, Ms. Akter came to the United States with her family in 2013 and settled in the Bronx. She...
Catholic Charities marked the distribution of 10 million meals during the COVID-19 pandemic with a food distribution and outreach on immigration, housing, and health care at Sacred Heart Church in the Highbridge section of the Bronx July 29. Catholic, civic and business leaders emphasized that while there...
Catholic Renewal, a group of professionals committed to building a network that provides charitable assistance to those in need, distributed produce, dry goods, hand sanitizers, and milk. On April 30th, Catholic Renewal held its first dedicated pop-up pantry event in the Bronx Terminal Market. Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of...
Over 8 Million Meals Provided To New Yorkers Since The Start Of The Pandemic 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...
In pandemic’s grip, concerns about food insecurity are compounded for older Americans. Until March, Gabriel and Constancia Merrill had both worked to provide food to seniors, she preparing the meals and he delivering them. But now, the couple has found themselves on the receiving end of food assistance after losing...
On Monday, January 27, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York staff and volunteers will join the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and hundreds of volunteers from around the metropolitan area to  canvass parks, subways and other public spaces to estimate the number of homeless in the five...
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