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Free Air Conditioners for Seniors

06/18/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

The GETCOOL and NYC Cooling Assistance Benefit

By Jim Sliney Jr Updated 7/23/20

The fight against the Coronavirus isn’t over. During the Summertime it is necessary for New York City to protect its most vulnerable citizens. “Seniors...

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Confronting Racism in Faith

06/17/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

 

As the world comes together in solidarity, questions are being asked on how we can move forward and properly address issues of racial inequality. This is why Catholic Charities of New York, along with our co-hosts UJA-Federation of New York and the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) invites you to take part in a honest...

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COVID Reality: Advocating to Preserve Housing and Prevent Evictions In New York

06/17/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Photo by Rafaelina Tineo 

By Jim Sliney Jr

Catholic Charities Community Services has a department called “Preserving Housing.” Well named, because that’s exactly what they do. But preserving housing just became more complicated.

At the...

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A Need to Reimagine Specialized Learning

06/11/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


“This is incredibly hard for every parent, for every student. It’s unmeasurable how hard this is.” It’s hard on teachers too. / August de Richelieu

Turning to experts at the Kennedy Children’s Center

By Jim Sliney Jr. 

Being a student in...

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The Immeasurable Value of the Summer Youth Employment Program, SYEP

06/11/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


SYEP office, Washington Heights, NY / Rafaelina Tineo 

By Jim Sliney Jr

Eddie Silverio is the director of Alianza Youth Services for Catholic Charities of New York, and I think he literally knows everybody. I suspect this because I was on a Zoom...

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Catholic Charities in Putnam County – Getting it Done for the People

06/11/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Pop-up food pantry in Brewster, NY 

By Jim Sliney Jr

Putnam County (and some of Northern Westchester) are part of Catholic Charites New York and are served by their own division of Catholic Charity Community Services (CCCS). The needs in...

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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


Photo by Rafaelina Tineo

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...

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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


Photo by Rafaelina Tineo 

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...

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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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