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Special Statement On President Joseph Biden's Immigration Reforms

01/22/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share

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A Special Statement on the Recent Changes to the Immigration Process

For 100 years, Catholic Charities has provided help, hope, and even a home to immigrants and refugees. Now, we...

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Catholic Charities of NY's Volunteer Spotlight:

01/20/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share

Meet Boukary Ouedraogo!

Boukary is a volunteer interning at The Catholic Charities Community Services Refugee Resettlement Department, helping refugees and asylees like himself create resumes, apply for...

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Cancer Cost Him a Kidney. The Pandemic Delayed A Transplant.

01/19/2021  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share


When Robert Sanchez needed dialysis, he had to be cautious about travel for treatment.Credit...Victor J. Blue for The New York Times

New Yorkers with medical issues faced additional burdens in lockdown, balancing protecting...

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Accustomed To Helping Others, They Now Find Themselves In Need

01/19/2021  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Manny Rosario receives a delivery of food
Manuel Rosario, 85, was a volunteer at a New York City food bank for two decades.
Credit: Victor J. Blue for The New York Times

 In pandemic’s grip, concerns about food insecurity are...

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Statement On The Attacks Against Democracy

01/10/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, released the following statement in response to the attacks at the US Capitol. 

In light of the deeply troubling attacks upon our democracy this week, including the loss of human life, let us reflect upon Abraham Lincoln’s words toward the...

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Facing Challenges Brought By The Pandemic, Helping People And Communities.

01/08/2021  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

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Olga Rivera with her daughters Adela, left, and Martina.Credit...Joshua Bright for The New York Times

By Elisha Brown, Sara Aridi, Masha Goncharova and Remy Tumin

THE RIVERA FAMILY

Catholic...

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When Needs Are Acute, Going An Extra Mile At The Holidays

01/08/2021  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

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Erica Price for The New York Times

Gift drives via video conference. Deliveries from the food bank. Nonprofits adapted to continue providing for people in need.

By Amelia Nierenberg

In...

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Statement On The Attacks Against Democracy

01/07/2021  |  News Articles  |  Share


US Capital Building, Washington DC. // Photocredit: Christopher Ryan

In light of the attacks upon our democracy this week, let us reflect on the words of Abraham Lincoln, towards the end of the Civil War:

“With...

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Collaboration Key to Building and Developing Immigration Legal Services in the Lower Hudson Valley

12/31/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

 

Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) and the Immigrant Justice Corps released a new Partnership Report reviewing their five years of collaborative impact serving Lower Hudson Valley immigrants. 

Just outside...

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100 Christmas Turkeys With Trimmings Distributed In Peekskill By Local Good Samaritan

12/23/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities New York Shares The Joy Of The Season With Westchester Community

By Jim Sliney Jr

Families everywhere are making hard choices this holiday season. The pandemic and all the changes it brought are changing how families...

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Creativity Is A Way To Share Our Essence With The World This Christmas

12/23/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

 A Ten-Year Old’s Personal Touch On Christmas Giving

By Jessica O’Connor

The Cardinal Spellman Center in the East Village is stacked with shelves of boxes from retailers as diverse as the faces of our city. Some are already wrapped, but the...

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Helping Our Newest Neighbors Through This Difficult Year

12/17/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities' Immigrant and Refugee Services Division is proud of the help and hope brought to America’s newcomers in this very challenging year. Our work continues—the work of staff, volunteers, supporters, and the...

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Catholic Charities Launches Holiday PSAs

12/17/2020  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

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Catholic Charities of New York launched a series of English and Spanish language PSAs this week. Airing on NBC, on Telemundo47 and on Catholic Charities social media through the New Year, they highlight the people of New York...

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The 75th Cardinal's Christmas Celebration

12/09/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York will host the Virtual 75th Annual Cardinal’s Christmas Celebration on Thursday, December 10. The Christmas Celebration will benefit the women and children served by the agencies and...

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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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