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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.

07-25-2016

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens will host its 8th Annual Kids Fun Day in Astoria, Queens, on Friday, August 5th. This event is held in block-party fashion with enjoyable stations for the entire family. Attendees receive free, limited giveaways, including reading books and other school supplies, as well as healthy snacks. Activities included music and dancing, arts and crafts, a bounce house, and much more!

07-08-2016

Due to the high heat index, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is helping New Yorkers stay cool and beat the heat by having our 17 Senior Centers throughout Brooklyn and Queens serve as Cooling Centers. Most are open until about 4:00 p.m.  All are welcome!

07-01-2016

As Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services, Inc. transfers residences and day programs to Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State, consumers and services are protected.

06-30-2016

2016 Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner Honored Raymond Quartararo of JP Morgan Chase & Co, Michael T. Rooney of MDG Design + Construction, Gandolfo Vincent (Vince) DiBlasi of Sullivan and Cromwell, LLP, and Deacon John R. Sucich of JSK Construction

 

06-28-2016
Ken Rosato, anchor for the morning edition of WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News, will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the 2016 Bishop's Humanitarian Award Dinner to be held on Wednesday, June 29th. Ken Rosato has been donating his time to support our charitable fundraiser since 2008.

 

02-11-2016

Profiles of Charity: In the Extraordinary Year of Mercy

01-22-2016

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens joins the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in bringing awareness to the gripping problem of poverty.

01-12-2016
Mayor de Blasio Visited Our Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Residence and Announced Task Force to Help Deliver 15,000 New Units of Supportive Housing
 
NEW YORK—At a visit to Catholic Charities Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Residence, a supportive housing program, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the formation of a Supportive Housing Task Force to help the city implement its plan to create 15,000 units of supportive housing.
 
12-28-2015

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) helped spread hope and happiness by joining with communities, parishes and other caring individuals to give to children and families in need this holiday season. With generous donations of toys, gift cards and other monetary donations as well as appreciated time from staff and volunteers, CCBQ was able to provide nearly 3,000 toys and numerous gift cards of assorted values to children and families throughout Brooklyn and Queens.

12-09-2015

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for the New Charles F. Murphy Early Childhood Development Center in Coney Island, Brooklyn, Replacing Center Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy

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