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Statement On The Supreme Court’s Decision On The Public Charge

02/06/2020  |  Public Statements  |Share: 

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York, released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on the public charge rule on Monday.

“Catholic Charities of New York is disappointed by the US Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Administration's changes to the public...

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Statement of Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York on Last Night’s Attack at the Home of a Jewish Family in Monsey, NY

12/30/2019  |  Public Statements  |Share: 

The news of last night’s attack at the home of a Jewish family in Monsey, New York, is the latest in a series of sickening acts of violence against our Jewish brothers and sisters.  Such acts must be condemned completely and without reservation as totally contrary to everything that people of faith stand for.  

An attack on any...

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Overcoming a Life of Drugs and Homelessness, James Addison is Making His Mark

02/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


LEFSA Discussion Group Leader & Financial Officer- James Addison (middle) at the 2019 Catholic Charities NY Agency Convening 

Jim Sliney Jr

In 1992, there was a gathering. The gathering was run by two white nuns. In attendance, were the...

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Encore Community Services can Help You Fall in Love

02/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Catholic Charities NY Junior Board Giving the Lott Residence an Early Valentines Day 

By Jim Sliney Jr

Encore Community Services of New York City, one of the agencies that make up Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, has...

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Colombian Diocese, with Some U.S. Support, Helps Flood of Venezuelans

02/06/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

A child touches the crucifix of Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros of Brooklyn, N.Y.

A child touches the crucifix of Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros of Brooklyn, N.Y.,
as he visits children at the Nina Maria day care center in Cucuta, Colombia...

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Catholic Charities New York Hosts HOPE Count Panel Discussion

02/06/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

On Monday, January 27, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York hosted a panel discussion on homelessness--focusing on supportive housing options—to mark the kickoff of New York City’s annual HOPE (Homeless Outreach...

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SNAP: Who Gets To Say Who Is Hungry?

02/05/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is changing. In December, the current administration announced a new rule that would limit States’ ability to set eligibility requirements, instead applying federal work requirements...

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Coming in From the Cold in the Hudson Valley

02/05/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

On January 23rd, in New York State’s Ulster County, people came together to count their fellow citizens living without a roof over their heads. This great public effort is called the Point-In-Time Count (or PIT...

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Puerto Rico Aid: Catholic Charities of New York Provides Assistance

02/04/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

 

To Donate is to Stand in Solidarity

By John-Mark de Palma

Catholic Charities of New York stands ready to respond to the people of Puerto Rico whenever and wherever natural disaster strikes. With our partner organizations and...

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400 Volunteers Turn Out for MLK Day of Service at Kennedy Center in Harlem

01/29/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

“The wonderful work Martin inspired us to do”


Members of Alpha Kappa Sorority participated in MLK Day of serivce at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

January 20, was a holiday for public schools, federal...

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Success in Light of Setbacks in Puerto Rico

01/23/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

On January 7th 2020, Puerto Rico had the biggest of several earthquakes, a 6.4 magnitude (considered very strong). They have been hit several times and the loss of life and security is hard to measure, especially since they are not...

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Bringing Mental Health to the People

01/23/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr.

In New York City there is an important change underway in how mental health is received. Part of Mayor DeBlasio’s The Journey Home program to reduce street homelessness is increasing the availability of mobile mental health units. The...

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Longing for Stability After a Childhood Spent in Hospitals

01/22/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

A genetic disorder has dominated large portions of Silas Waller’s life. Getting to college at first required a wheelchair and two buses, but he was determined to get on a path to financial security.

Photo by Daniel Krieger, The New...

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Taekwondo Gave 2 Children an Outlet. It Gave Their Mother a Break.

01/22/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Frances Ramirez was juggling three jobs with her responsibilities as a single parent when she got help paying for her children’s lessons.

Photo by Sasha Maslov, The New York Times

By Rebecca Liebson, The New York Times 

Both ...

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The New York Times Neediest Cases Reporters Help Raise Millions

01/16/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Elisha Brown, right, and Sara Aridi were the lead writers for The Neediest Cases Fund this year. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of NY was one of the 7 participating agencies. Photo by Katie Van Syckle, The New York Times

By Katie Van Syckle...

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Volunteers from Catholic Charities of New York to Participate in 2020 HOPE Count

01/16/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

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,...

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New Opportunities for New Yorkers: Apply for Half-Priced MetroCards

01/16/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

On January 27, 2020, the Fair Fares NYC program begins accepting applications. The Fair Fares NYC program helps low-income New Yorkers keep up with transportation costs by offering half-price MetroCards.

The Fair Fares...

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