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On February 8th, at the Church of Our Saviour in Midtown Manhattan, a dynamic group of young professionals gathered for an inspiring evening titled “The Journey From Homelessness to Home,” organized by Catholic Charities of New York’s Junior Board. This event was held to raise awareness...
Your Support Saves Lives Spring is a season of rebirth, of new life, and of hope. During this season, our faith springs us into action to grow. As Catholics and non-Catholics alike, we know that each time we reach out to help another person in need is a moment of transformative growth —...
The line snaked around St. Joseph of the Holy Family Church on 125th Street and Morningside Drive in Harlem the morning of April 6. One man, looking up to the heavens, waved his hands in the air in a prayer gesture of thanksgiving. Others staked out their places, making their...
Housing advocates, Catholic Charities staff and political leaders gathered in Albany March 11 to address skyrocketing rents that keep vulnerable New Yorkers on edge. “We have been very proud to provide a great deal of assistance to the most vulnerable and poorest New Yorkers,” said Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic...
The anxiety generated by a March 1 termination of Covid emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) relief can be felt from the Bronx to Brewster, where Michelle Molina Rodriguez works as Hudson Valley SNAP supervisor for Catholic Charities Community Services. When Congress authorized an increase in EBT benefits...
If you are among the many New Yorkers who have fallen behind on rent or utilities during the pandemic you will be pleased to know that New York State has initiated a program to help. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is a 2.4-billion-dollar relief effort to help tenants pay...
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