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There’s always something exciting and important happening with our programs and services at Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.  Read these stories and check back often.  We’re always posting updates.

07-08-2014

Tenants from the Catholic Charities Pierrepont House Senior Housing in Brooklyn Heights celebrated their first Fourth of July at their newly renovated rooftop lounge. The residents had a stunning view of the fireworks and also watched the sunset at the start of the spectacular show.

07-02-2014

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) recently celebrated the 2014 Montessori Teacher Training Program graduation at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

07-01-2014

The Frederick Foundation, with the assistance of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, awarded a total of $150,000 in grants to parishes who are operating Food Pantries or Food Assistance Programs.

06-18-2014

For the first time, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens offered an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Course in General Construction Outreach Safety. The course, held at the Queens Community Center in Astoria, was held in collaboration with The SuperStorm Sandy Employment Program (SSEP) and Make The Road New York, who are OSHA-authorized trainers. The program is designed to teach workers about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards.

06-11-2014

Anthony Cammarata Jr., Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. was honored by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens at the Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner at Pier Sixty in Manhattan on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

05-29-2014

On Friday, May 16, staff members of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens hosted an Art Gala for residents and guests in their supported housing residences.

04-29-2014

On Sunday, April 27, Sister Ellen Patricia Finn, O.P., Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Deputy Executive Director was honored by The Bridge To Life, Inc. at their 22nd Anniversary Gala Dinner Dance. Sister and co-honoree Ed Wilkinson, editor and news director of The Tablet and Net TV’s Currents, were named by the organization as this year’s “Champions of Life.”

04-29-2014

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens celebrated Earth Day at the Catholic Charities Queens Community Center in Astoria with more than 150 guests. Co-sponsored by Fidelis Care New York, this fifth-annual celebration featured the themes “Under the Sea” and “Planet Earth.”

04-25-2014

Members of the St. John's University’s women's basketball team celebrated National Volunteer Month by giving back to the Queens community by painting the ESL classroom and reception area at Catholic Charities Queens Community Center in Astoria.

04-23-2014

On Wednesday, June 4, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens will host the 2014 Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner at Pier Sixty in Manhattan, a dinner that is held annually for more than 20 years through the generous support of concerned individuals and organizations who champion the Agency's mission on behalf of children, adults, older adults, persons with developmental disabilities and those struggling with mental illness.

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