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Giving Thanks: 1,000 Turkeys And Trimmings Distributed To Families And Soup Kitchens

12/07/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Joseph P. Kennedy Center In Harlem And CCNY’s Feed Our Neighbors Helps Hundreds During Thanks Giving


A Catholic Charities volunteer distrubutes turkeys & fresh produce among other items at the annual Turkey Day Celebration on 11/24/20 // Takao Araki ...

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LIVE STREAM: Join Us In Celebration December 8th

12/04/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

A Mass for the protection, health, and well-being of the nation and in gratitude for Catholic Charities benefactors, trustees, staff, volunteers, and those we serve.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of...

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When Schools Closed, These Remote Learners Needed Extra Help

12/03/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

As New York City went into lockdown, some families faced additional challenges in helping their children keep up.


In March, Joy Williams’s daughter, Verona, lost the in-person support she received at her school.Credit...Calla Kessler The New York Times...

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Finding Help to Take Her Next Steps

11/23/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Moving beyond challenges at home, this New Yorker sought assistance to reach her goals.


Denisha Smith found a job out of state. Then she needed help to move.Credit...Andrew Mangum for The New York Times

By Alex Lemonides, The...

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#GivingTuesday 2020: December 1st

11/23/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner. Here are reasons why we need your help.

By William Mooney Sloneker

On December 1st, the world will celebrate #GivingTuesday—the international day of giving intended to raise awareness and...

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The Legacy of A Saint For Our Time: Dorothy Day 40 Years Later

11/23/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

“The most important, interesting, and  influential figure in the history of American Catholicism.” – David O’Brien

By George Horton and Mary Kate Skehan

Dorothy Day famously said, “Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed...

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Even When Public School Buildings Are Temporarily Closed, Free Grab-And-Go Meals Are Available

11/19/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Starting November 19, 2020, The New York City Department of Education and the Mayor’s Office want New Yorkers to know that the grab-and-go free meal program for students, families and community members is still in operation while New York City Public Schools...

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USCCB 2020 Election Statement

11/10/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

President of U.S. Bishop' Conference Issues Statement on 2020 Presidential Election

By Public Affairs Office, USCCB

WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops...

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The Pandemic Brought Loss. Now They’re Behind on Rent

10/19/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share


Maricruz Criollo with her family in Jackson Heights, Queens.Credit // Sara Naomi Lewkowicz for The New York Times

By Emily Palmer, The New York Times 

In March, Ms. Criollo, a 48-year-old widow who supports three children at home as...

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Over One Million Meals Distributed To New Yorkers in Need

10/15/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Catholic Charities' workers prepare grab and go food bags for the local Bronx Community. // Johnny Zhang

The millionth meal, which represents a 250% increase over the same period in 2019, was a cause for both celebration and sorrow. Cardinal Dolan...

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NYC Cut 40,000 Youth Jobs When They Were Needed Most

10/09/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share


Laisha Gonzalez with her family // Benjamin Norman 

By David Gonzalez, The New York Times 

Photograph by Benjamin Norman

Sept. 4, 2020

When Laisha Gonzalez de Peña landed an office job at a Washington...

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Bronx Community Advocate Making a Difference

10/09/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Every day, Paola Martinez is fighting against evictions, bridging the digital divide for kids and tackling food insecurity in one Bronx development. / Pix11

By: Monica Morales, Pix11 

Posted at 5:31 PM, Oct 08, 2020 and last updated 7:50 PM...

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In a Year Like No Other, a ‘Historic Crisis’ of Need

10/09/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

When Times readers heard the call of The Neediest Cases Fund’s annual campaign, they gave. And when a pandemic took hold, they gave again.


Destinee Gonzalez-Gil and her brother. // Sahsa Masvlov, The New York Times 

By Sara Aridi and ...

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Rent Relief in Dutchess County

07/23/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

  • One-time Rent Subsidy available for low-income County Residents to Apply

  • Dutchess County Partners with Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County to Provide Support During Application Process for Those in Need

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What it Means to Be Part of a Community: The Undocumented Heroes of Westchester

07/16/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

When Volunteers Were In Short Supply, Day Laborers Came Together To Help


Volunteers at St. Rosa Lima Church // Bridget Hagerty 

By Jim Sliney Jr

If you read, “We all Need Food and Shelter, but Eviction Makes that Difficult,”  then you...

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