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Bronx, the Last Bastion of Affordable Housing, Begins Losing Its Battle

05/01/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


By Alice Kenny 

1 Min Read: Gentrification, richer people buying homes in poorer places, is now, more than ever before, pushing struggling New Yorkers out of some of the city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods, according to two recent reports. ...

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Gang Wars Force Thousands to Flee Northern Triangle for US: Catholic Charities Mission Trip

05/01/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


Photo Credit: Cristian Benavides via Twitter @cbenavidesTV

by John-Mark de Palma

3 Min Read: Christian Benavides continues his live coverage of Catholic Charities Mission Trip to the Northern Triangle with reports from...

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USDA Launches Online SNAP Purchases for New Yorkers in Pilot Program

04/24/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Photo Credit: Dan Gold

by John-Mark de Palma

A test segment of the 38 million Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP participants who receive vouchers to buy food and groceries at...

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Trapped in the Triangle: PIX11 Live with Catholic Charities in Northern Triangle

04/24/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

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PIX11 News Christian Benavides Reporting From The Northern Triangle
Image via Twitter @cbenavidesTV

by John-Mark de Palma

Reporting...

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Cardinal Dolan's Lenten Journey with Catholic Charities of New York

04/18/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


by John-Mark de Palma

His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, accompanied Catholic Charites Executive Director, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan on a Lenten journey in preparation for the celebration of Easter Sunday. The Cardinal visited...

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Jacqueline, A Single Mother, Battles Addiction with the Help of Catholic Charities

04/17/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Dean Scher, PhD, LCSW

Jacqueline is a 50-year-old single mother of a young teenage boy. She is also a heroin addict who has received treatment services through the peer advocates at Catholic Charities.

As CEO of Catholic Charities of...

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On The Hill to Advance the Mission: Catholic Charities New York Meets Legislators

04/17/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


Catholic Charities Directors in Washington, D.C. Photo Credit: Catholic Charities USA

by John-Mark de Palma

Last week, members of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York met in Washington, D.C. for the annual...

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$5.6 Million Raised by New York Times in Neediest Cases: 14 Catholic Charities of New York Stories Featured

04/17/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


The Cruz Family

by John-Mark de Palma

The 107th New York Times Neediest Cases campaign tells the stories of New Yorkers in desperate need. Many of the profiles feature an individual or a family who benefited from the Fund and...

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Catholic Charities Heads Delegation to Northern Triangle to Shine Light on Struggle of Thousands

04/17/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


Monsignor Sullivan at Press Conference Announcing Delegation Trip

by John-Mark de Palma

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York is leading a delegation of New York State officials to the Northern Triangle – an...

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Meet Miguel: Struggling to Survive, Disabled, and Caring for his Disabled Family

04/10/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

by John-Mark de Palma

Miguel, who lives in the Bronx, owed over $8,220 in rent and was facing eviction before coming to Catholic Charities New York. Unable to find employment, Miguel has three herniated discs and supports his disabled wife...

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CYO of New York to Celebrate 83rd Club of Champions Event

04/10/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


Last Year's 82nd Annual Club of Champions Event

by John-Mark de Palma

The Catholic Youth Organization of New York, a division of Catholic Charities New York, will celebrate its 83rd CYO dinner at the historic University...

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Hundreds of Migrants Released by US Customs Need Assistance in Southwest

04/10/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


Photo Credit: Mitch Lensink

by John-Mark de Palma

Recently, NPR reported that upwards of 400 migrants are released daily to the streets of Texas’ Rio Grande Valley by U.S. Customs and Border Protection leaving the local...

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Catholic Charities Officially Opens St. Augustine Terrace Housing

04/10/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

by John-Mark de Palma

With the ringing of a church bell and the sprinkling of holy water, the newest model for affordable housing in New York City -- St. Augustine Terrace -- opened to fanfare and prayer Monday afternoon. On hand...

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‘What Happens When They’re 21?’ Cardinal Visits Catholic Charities Pediatric Center

04/03/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Children at Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center Catholic Charities New York

by John-Mark de Palma

Timothy Cardinal Dolan joined Catholic Charities’ Executive Director, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, in a visit to the largest post...

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Catholic Charities of New York Joins Interfaith Peace Rally at NYU

04/03/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share


Interfaith Peace Rallly: Monsignor Sullivan Shown First from Left

by John-Mark de Palma

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York employees recently joined nearly 200 people to form a human chain at the NYU Islamic Center. As...

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