Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

Providing Social Services for All Those in Need

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens promotes unity among all persons by seeking to develop caring communities. Our more than 160 programs provide affordable housing, nutritious meals, recreation for seniors, residences for the developmentally disabled, and assistance to neighbors in need. More >>
Pilgrimage to Italy
Join Catholic Charities on a 9-Day Pilgrimage to Majestic Italy! A unique opportunity to share the experience of pilgrimage with friends and family. Travel arrangements coordinated by Peter's Way Tours. Learn More>>
Eagle Scout Book Donation
1,326 Books Collected for Children in Need! Thanks to Life Scout Joseph Murgida Who Coordinated the Book Drive with Troop 139 and St. Helen's Church. More>>
The 2015 Bishop's Humanitarian Award Dinner
Thank you for your support. Learn more about our presenters, the honorees and our sponsors in our 2015 Bishop's Humanitarian Dinner Journal. More>>
Crystal & Company Volunteers at Catholic Charities
One of the recipients of the 2015 Bishop's Humanitarian Award, James F. Crystal, Executive Vice President of Crystal & Company, brings volunteers to help beautify one of our residences. More>>
Catholic Charities John J. Farrell Residence Dedication Ceremony
Catholic Charities Held a Dedication Ceremony for the John J. Farrell Residence in Honor of Longtime Supporter Mr. John J. Farrell. More>>
Shawls that Soothe
Prayer shawls offer comfort and vibrancy in the otherwise dismal mood of those suffering with the loss of a loved one. Help Catholic Charities console the bereaved by donating yarn for prayer shawls. More>>

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2015 Bishop’s Humanitarian Dinner Honored James F. Crystal, Executive Vice President of Crystal & Company, Peter M. Meyer, Market President, NYC of TD Bank, and Mary C. E. Thompson, Member, Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens



To help children in need, and for his Eagle Scout project at Troop 139, Life Scout Joseph Murgida conducted a book drive at St. Helen’s Church in Howard Beach, Queens, and collected a total of 1,326 books! Joseph donated all of the books to Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens. We are so grateful to Joseph and Troop 139.


Join Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens on a 9-day Pilgrimage to Majestic Italy during the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy! Travel dates are March 30, 2016 to April 07, 2016, and it will include a Mass with Pope Francis on the Feast of Divine Mercy. Led by Bishop Paul Sanchez and Rev. Msgr. Alfred LoPinto, participation in this special journey will help benefit the programs and services of Catholic Charities. Travel arrangements are by Peter's Way Tours and includes


This year’s 2015 Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner honored those individuals who continue to make strides in their community and the lives of those around them. James F. Crystal, Executive Vice President of Crystal & Company, was one of this year’s recipients of the Bishop’s Humanitarian Award. Recently, he and approximately 25 additional staff from Crystal & Company volunteered at the John J. Farrell Residence in Brooklyn, New York.

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