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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.


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.


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.”


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.”


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.


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.


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens was recently recognized by the New York Blood Center and the Diocese of Brooklyn for our outstanding participation during our 2013 blood drives. Thanks to our employees, CCBQ achieved a total of 165 blood donations, impacting the lives of more than 300 local patients in need.


On Wednesday, March 19, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens will join a delegation of more than 1,000 individuals from all the Roman Catholic dioceses in the state of New York at the day-long Catholics at the Capitol event, their annual public policy day in Albany, to advocate for important legislative issues that affect our community.


The month of March is National Social Work Month. In keeping with the 2014 theme, "All People Matter," Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens will celebrate the commitments of the social workers in the agency by highlighting a few of our dedicated employees who have earned their degrees in social work. 


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is pleased to congratulate their own Donna Corrado, Ph.D., who was announced as the new commissioner for the New York City Department for the Aging by Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday, Feb. 18.


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is kicking off St. Patrick's weekend with the New York City Catholic Alumni Networking Reception, bringing together hundreds of alumni from across the nation. It will take place on Friday, March 14th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the New York Athletic Club. This exclusive professional and social networking event is open to all alumni, regardless of graduation year, and is an opportunity to share common values and goals.

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