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Crisis: Emergency Food and Financial Assistance to New Yorkers in Need

05/27/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


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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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Good Counsel: There, “No Matter What,” Even During COVID

05/20/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


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Jim Sliney Jr

When a homeless, expectant, or new mother and her children are in need of supportive residential care and community-based services, Good Counsel is there. Pregnant and expectant mothers, with or...

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Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County: Covid 19 Updates

05/20/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


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By Jim Sliney Jr

The Coronavirus impact on Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County makes it challenging to deliver on their mission. That mission? Helping neglected children, homeless families,...

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Catholic Guardian Services: Never Letting Our Guard Down

05/14/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Catholic Guardian Services provides support to foster parents and children, including those with developmental disabilities or complex medical conditions // Sharon Mccutcheon

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Catholic Guardian Services (an agency in the...

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Xavier Mission Confronts the Challenge of Coronavirus

05/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


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By Jim Sliney Jr

Xavier Mission provides services and opportunities for New Yorkers in need with a focus on empowerment and self-sufficiency. They deliver this with direct provisions of food, clothing, and...

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Virtual Basketball? Hoop Haven Makes It Possible

05/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Hoop  Haven Kids running basketbal drills in January 2020

By Jim Sliney Jr

Covid-19 has a significant impact on the youth programs at the Alianza division of...

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Bigs & Littles Still Together, Even When They Are Apart

05/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


A BIG DIFFERENCE—Esmeralda, 11, above, and her mentor, Sara, relax on the beach at Coney Island last year.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ANA MELO/BIGS & LITTLES NYC MENTORING

This article originally appears in Catholic New York

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The Cardinal Hayes Home: Caring for the Medically Fragile During COVID-19

05/08/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

“Our staff has been exemplary.” That is what Mary Sontheimer, executive director of Cardinal Hayes Home asserted when I asked how they were holding up under Covid-19. As an organization, Cardinal Hayes Home for Children, has temporarily...

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Covenant House: Keeping the Doors Open and the Lights on

05/07/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


“We don’t want kids languishing on the streets...That’s why it’s so important for us to keep our doors open, so they know we’re here to support them during this trying time.”-Sister Nancy Downing  /Covenant House 

By Jim Sliney Jr

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Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland County

05/06/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

 Services and Programs impacted by Covid-19


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By Jim Sliney Jr 4/9/20

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland County (CCCSR) is limiting in-person services in...

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Catholic Charities Helpline Helps New Yorkers Through COVID-19

05/06/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

When you visit the Catholic Charities of New York homepage you’ll be greeted by the HELPLINE number. That number has been there to help New Yorkers ask for help for a long time. All kinds of help too! It is a central point from which...

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