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Statement by Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York

08/18/2021  |  Public Statements  |Share: 

“Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York has advocated for and worked with refugees and victims of conflict from countries around the world throughout our history.  Every year, our immigration attorneys and resettlement professionals help people from 100 different countries and five continents to make a new home in the New York...

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Harvard student Onyekachi Agwu shares her drive via Summer Youth Employment Program

08/11/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Onyekachi Agwu
Onyekachi Agwu Photo Credit Onyekachi Agwu 

By Peter Feuerherd

There are no leisurely summers for Onyekachi Agwu. She doesn’t waste time.

The Bronx Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) worker was introduced...

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Kate Crohan – Finding her way with the Xavier Society

08/11/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Kate Crohan from Arlington WickedLocal
Kate Crohan. Credit:  Prithvi Tikh, Arlington WickedLocal with permission

By Jim Sliney Jr

Kate Crohan is blind. She is also a woman of deep faith. A resident of...

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10 million meals delivered by Catholic Charities: Bronx ceremony and food distribution marks milestone

08/09/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

CCNY Msgr Sullivan 10 million meals
Executive Director of Catholic Charities New York, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan and client at Sacred Heart Parish, Bronx.
Credit: Johnny Zhang for Catholic Charities New York

By Peter...

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Catholic Charities’ housing assistance allows single mom to dream big

07/23/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

mother and child walking sunsetting
At the boardwalk. Photo: Tim Mossholde

By Peter Feuerherd

When New York’s housing crisis hit home for Carla (a pseudonym) from the Bronx, she turned to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of...

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Cardinal Dolan visits residents at Catholic Charities Beacon of Hope, Bronx

07/23/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Cardinal Dolan with Beacon of Hope resident.
Cardinal Dolan blessing a Rosary for a Beacon of Hope resident. Photo: CCNY

How Catholic Charities New York makes an impact on the homeless mentally ill.

By Peter Feuerherd...

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Catholic Charities pushing to end immigration backlog for abused, neglected minors

07/19/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

NCR Immigrants at holding center

Immigrants are seen at a holding center for children July 9, 2019, in Carrizo Springs, Texas.
(CNS/Eric Gay, pool via Reuters) Reproduced with permission from NCR.

By ...

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This land was made for you and me: A success story from new U.S. Citizen Vivian Villar Buitron

07/15/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

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Vivian Villar Buitron with her new citizenship document. Photo: Catholic Charities New York

By Vivian Villar Buitron

Vivian   Villar   Buitron,  originally   from   Peru,   joined Catholic Charities’...

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Catholic Charities Community Services Westchester advocates for day laborers in Yonkers and the Bronx

07/13/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Day Laborers With CCNY Outreach
Day Laborers With Catholic Charities Outreach in The Bronx. Photo: Catholic Charities Community Services

By Peter Feuerherd

It’s another sign of post-pandemic recovery. The day laborers in...

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The state of homelessness as Covid recedes in New York City

07/13/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Homeless Man
            Homeless man receiving compassion.

​By Jim Sliney Jr

  • 47,045 people in the city’s shelter system at start of July 2021.

  • 16,981 homeless individuals are single adults.

  • ...

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There is hunger, but there is also food and people to help

07/07/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

CCNY Food Distribution Betances Houses NYC
July Food and Milk Distribution Betances Houses, NYC. Photo Credit: Catholic Charities New York

1 in 10 families suffer from hunger and Catholic Charities has...

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Summer youth employment program offers pathway to careers, college

07/07/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Alianza SYEP Students
Alianza SYEP Participants. Photo Credit: Catholic Charities of New York

By Peter Feuerherd

Eddie Silverio, Director of Youth Services for Alianza, a division of Catholic Charities of New York, has seen thousands of...

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Catholic Charities New York discusses post-pandemic state of City with former Google head Tim Armstrong

06/30/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Wall Street Breakfast Zoom
Virtual Wall Street Breakfast Panelists: Top, L-R: Tim Armstrong & Dari Alexander. Bottom,
L-R: Monsignor Kevin Sullivan & Timothy Cardinal Dolan via Zoom

City urged to remember...

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Interfaith Services Pray for Refugees, Herald Their Strength, Courage

06/25/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic News Service, World Refugee Day 2021

Rohingya refugees line up to get food from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency near Cox's Bazar Oct. 21, 2017, in Bangladesh. (CNS/Reuters/Zohra Bensemra) Photo Courtesy of CNS...

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program – What You Need to Know, Part 2

06/22/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

CCNY Call Center
Catholic Charities New York's Hotline. Photo: Catholic Charities New York

By Jim Sliney Jr

If you are among the many New Yorkers who have fallen behind on rent or utilities during the pandemic you will...

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The Diaper Bank: No Cost Diapers Improve Infant Health

06/22/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities New York Diaper Bank
Catholic Charities New York Provides a Free Diaper Bank

Catholic Charities of New York provides free diapers at four HomeBase locations in The Bronx.

By Richard...

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