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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.

08-18-2014

Catholic Charities is honored to host the Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Memorial Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 29 at Sands Point Golf Club in Sands Point, N.Y. Attended by many executives from the New York Metropolitan area, the event will benefit more than 160 programs and services throughout Brooklyn and Queens. Bishop Sullivan was an esteemed member of the CCBQ family for more than fifty years, providing vision, leadership and unwavering support.

08-18-2014

On Wednesday, Aug. 6, CCBQ attended The Astoria Pool Celebration for older adults, 62 years and older, and people with special needs. This annual event is sponsored by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and Community Board One.

08-06-2014

On Friday, August 1, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens hosted the Sixth Annual Kids Fun Day in Astoria, Queens. Co-sponsored by Fidelis Care of New York, the event was held along Newtown Avenue in Astoria where Catholic Charities Queens Community Center and Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church is located.

08-05-2014

Volunteers from Saint Francis de Sales Parish in Holland, Mich., visited New York City on a week-long mission trip where 29 students ages 14-19 gave back to the community through service. The group spent two days with Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, volunteering at Catholic Charities Riverway Senior Center and then at the Queens Community Center.

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.

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