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Working remotely, Catholic Charities continues to serve immigrants. Calls on New Yorkers to include all immigrants in COVID-19 assistance

03/30/2020  |  Public Statements  |Share: 

Catholic Charities remains committed to serving all immigrants in this critical period, and is doing so.  Our helplines and dedicated staff are operating remotely to provide help to the fullest extent possible.  We call on our New York public and private partners to continue our New York tradition of including all immigrants in any Corona...

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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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Catholic Youth Organization and Olympian, Willie Banks

06/03/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of New York is a well-known part of Catholic Charities of New York federation of agencies. We’ve talked recently about how the CYO has adjusted to challenges of the Coronavirus by instituting...

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Youth Using Art to Help Feed Our Neighbors

06/03/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


"We're All in This Together" / Gianna Calimano, Blessed Sacrament School

By Jim Sliney Jr

Art doesn’t feed people, ask any artist - unless of course, you’re at the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO).

You may know the CYO as an organization...

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Solidarity and Commitment to Action

06/02/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

The heartless killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis has impacted communities across the nation and in New York. Catholic Charities joins in denouncing it.  Killing, violence, racism and hate are unacceptable – by law enforcement officers...

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Catholic Youth Organization – Pack the Pantries

05/28/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr.

The Catholic Youth Organization is known for providing programs based on integrity, fair play and the right of all individuals to participate; it goes well beyond teaching of athletic skills. The goal of their programs is to offer...

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Crisis: Emergency Food and Financial Assistance to New Yorkers in Need

05/27/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Jim Sliney Jr

Before the end of April 2020, Catholic Charities of New York had already distributed nearly 100,000 meals in the Bronx, Washington Heights and Inwood through our regular programs as well as pop-up food pantries. Catholic Charities has...

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ENCORE Community Services Innovates During a Crisis

05/27/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Volunteers put together food packages for Encore Services /ENCORE

By Jim Sliney Jr

When you think of the Times Square area of New York City, most people think of lights, shops, shows and street vendors. But people live there too, and many of...

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Catholic Charities Youth Services Director on the Frontline of COVID

05/27/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

 

Eddie Silverio, Director of Youth Services for Alianza Dominicana, is on the frontline of the COVID pandemic in New York City. He sits down for a one-on-one interview with Craig Syracusa on this episode of Walk in Faith. Eddie talks about the impact of the pandemic on the hundreds of children and their families served by Catholic...

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Caridades Católicas Distribuye Necesarias Comidas en Medio de La Crisis

05/20/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


ALIMENTANDO LA COMUNIDAD—Caridades Católicas, en conjunto con otras agencias y negocios, distribuyó comida el Jueves Santo, 9 de abril, fuera del Centro Comunitario Betances, calle 146 este en el Bronx. / FOTO POR MARIA R. BASTONE

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Saint Dominic’s Family Services, Supporting Families and the Staff that Serve Them

05/20/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Since 1878, St. Dominic’s Family Services (SDFS) has been a resource to support children and families. /Brian Wagenheim   

By Jim Sliney Jr

Since 1878, the organization that is now known as St. Dominic’s Family Services (SDFS) has been a...

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Good Counsel: There, “No Matter What,” Even During COVID

05/20/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Photo by Good Counsel 

Jim Sliney Jr

When a homeless, expectant, or new mother and her children are in need of supportive residential care and community-based services, Good Counsel is there. Pregnant and expectant mothers, with or...

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Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County: Covid 19 Updates

05/20/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Coronavirus impact on Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County makes it challenging to deliver on their mission. That mission? Helping neglected children, homeless families, new immigrants and refugees, seniors in...

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Catholic Guardian Services: Never Letting Our Guard Down

05/14/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Catholic Guardian Services provides support to foster parents and children, including those with developmental disabilities or complex medical conditions // Sharon Mccutcheon

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Catholic Guardian Services (an agency in the...

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Xavier Mission Confronts the Challenge of Coronavirus

05/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

Xavier Mission provides services and opportunities for New Yorkers in need with a focus on empowerment and self-sufficiency. They deliver this with direct provisions of food, clothing, and shelter, as well as group support,...

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Virtual Basketball? Hoop Haven Makes It Possible

05/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Hoop  Haven Kids running basketbal drills in January 2020

By Jim Sliney Jr

Covid-19 has a significant impact on the youth programs at the Alianza division of...

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Bigs & Littles Still Together, Even When They Are Apart

05/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


A BIG DIFFERENCE—Esmeralda, 11, above, and her mentor, Sara, relax on the beach at Coney Island last year.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ANA MELO/BIGS & LITTLES NYC MENTORING

This article originally appears in Catholic New York

BY ARMANDO...

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