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A Father Figure Dies, and the Bills Pile Up - New York Times

10/17/2017  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Jashua Valentín woke up to his mother’s anguished cries. She usually helped him navigate his one-hour trip to elementary school in the Bronx, but on this day she sent Jashua, then 9, alone. The man who had been like a father to him was lying next to her, not moving.

Jashua’s mother, Herodidta Valentín Martínez, remembers that April...

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Catholic Charities, Others Launch ‘Estoy Con Puerto Rico’- Catholic New York

10/12/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

On Sept. 27, Teresa Santiago, a Hispanic media and community consultant for archdiocesan Catholic Charities, gratefully learned that her 99-year-old grandmother was OK in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

The next day, Ms. Santiago, a New York-born daughter of Puerto Rican parents, played a leading role during a relief-...

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KaBoom!, Disney community building playground in the Bronx - ABC7

10/11/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

EASTCHESTER, Bronx (WABC) --

Hundreds of volunteers teamed up with our parent company Disney to build a new playground for preschoolers in the Bronx.

On Thursday, more than 200 volunteers from Astor Services for Children and Families and Disney joined organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the Bronx community.

The KaBOOM...

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CARDINAL DOLAN TO OFFER SPANISH-LANGUAGE MASS AT ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL FOR THE VICTIMS OF RECENT NATURAL DISASTERS IN PUERTO RICO AND MEXICO

10/04/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan will offer a Spanish-language Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 4 p.m. in prayerful solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico and Mexico, who suffered devastating loss of life and a complete dismantling of infrastructure in the regions directly affected by recent natural...

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Puerto Rican/Hispanic Community & Business Leaders and Catholic Charities Launch ESTOY CON PUERTO RICO Hurricane Relief Effort

09/27/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

Donations to go directly to non-profit organizations in Puerto Rico

 

WHO:                      
 

Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York

Teresa A. Santiago, Chairwoman, Comité Noviembre … Puerto Rican Heritage Month

Frank Garcia, President, National...

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Catholic Charities can bridge US factions, says NYC forum - National Catholic Reporter

09/27/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

NEW YORK — In a nation divided by extremists left and right, Catholic Charities works in the center, where Catholics can be examples of justice while serving a pluralistic society.

Catholic Charities as a bridge to disparate factions was a unifying metaphor at a Sept. 26 discussion at the Sheen Center here, part of the 100th anniversary...

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Governor Cuomo Launches Statewide Empire State Relief & Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico

09/26/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

Launches Statewide Donation Drive for Nonperishable Goods at Strategic Locations - Including Citi Field in Partnership with New York Mets

Governor Cuomo and the Partnership for New York City Launch the Puerto Rico Relief & Rebuilding Fund at New York Community Trust to Coordinate Donations from Business Community for Local...

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Dan talleres de asistencia legal gratis para 'soñadores' que necesitan renovar permiso - NY1 Noticas

09/25/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Karla Cortes terminó de llenar la solicitud para renovar su estatus de acción diferida o DACA. 

Aprovechó un evento gratuito de Caridades Católicas que le ayudó a llenar el documento y cubrió todos los costos. 

Karla lo consiguió a tan solo dos semanas de que se cumpla el plazo límite establecido por la Casa Blanca.

"Me...

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES TO KICK OFF DACA DAY OF ACTION AT 8:30 AM ON MONDAY SEPT. 25

09/22/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

Attorneys from Catholic Charities will help eligible DACA recipients renew applications before October 5 deadline

Remarks by Steve Banks, Commissioner, HRA; Bitta Mostofi, Acting Commissioner, MOIA; and Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of New York

On Monday, September 25, 2017, at 8:30 am Catholic...

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Help those impacted by recent Natural Disasters

09/22/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Catholic Charites extends its prayers and thoughts to the people of Puerto Rico and Mexico in these very difficult days.

We are particularly saddened since these communities are so woven into the fabric of New York including our...

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Catholic Charities Receives More than $2 Million in Federal Funding To Fight Opioid Crisis in Sullivan and Ulster Counties

09/18/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

Partnership with NYS OASAS Will Address Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery in High-Need Areas

MONTICELLO – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan is among the recipients to receive a share of $25.2 million in federal funding awarded to the New York State Office of...

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Catholic bishops strike back at Bannon - CNN

09/08/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

(CNN)There's a common saying in Catholic charity circles: We don't help people because they're Catholic, we help them because we are.

To understand that sentiment is to understand why so many Catholics were incensed by accusations from a former Trump administration official on Thursday that the church has an ulterior motive in advocating...

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STATEMENT OF CARDINAL TIMOTHY DOLAN ON THE RESCINDING OF DACA

09/06/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Today’s announcement that DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – will be rescinded is an ominous development for the 800,000 immigrants who came to our great nation as children and who now face the possibility of losing, through no fault of their own, their right to live, work, and remain with their families here in the United States...

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF NEW YORK TO JOIN RALLY HOSTED BY MAYOR DE BLASIO’S CENTER FOR FAITH & COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

09/05/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

IN SUPPORT OF DACA AT CITY HALL 5:00 PM

Today at 5:00pm at the steps of City Hall, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, will join the leaders of Mayor de Blasio’s Center for Faith & Community Partnerships (CFCP) for a rally urging congress to pass The DREAM Act, in light...

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Statement on the Elimination of Deferred Action (DACA)

09/05/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

We deeply regret the President’s decision to rescind the DACA program and initiate steps to end the program without any replacement.  Catholic Charities remains steadfast in our solidarity with the 800,000 “Dreamers,” who face even more uncertainty and threat.  We recognize the  six month wind down period provides an imperative for us to act...

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