Seniors of the Catholic Charities Pete McGuinness Senior Club in Greenpoint, Brooklyn recently celebrated August birthdays! Seventy members enjoyed dancing, disco, Polish music, gifts, cake from Cafe Riviera and more. Our birthday members Hania, Stefania, and Bogdan received fun gifts. Our members also celebrated our members Wanda and Andrzej, who recently celebrated 60 years together! Everyone had a blast and we are so excited for our next event.
Thank you to Agata Skowronska, Program Manager for leading a great party. September is National Senior Center Month, visit our website at https://www.ccbq.org/events/ for a list of upcoming senior activities.
For over 124 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, through its social services arm, Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services, Inc., has been providing quality social services to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens and currently offers 160-plus programs and services for children, youth, adults, older adults, and those struggling with mental illness. Since 1975, Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development Corporation, the affordable housing developer of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, has been transforming vacant land and buildings into affordable housing units and transforming the lives of individuals and families, and completed more than 4,450 units with supportive services for seniors, families, veterans and the formerly homeless. Since the pandemic began, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has provided much-needed food packages and services at 60 Catholic Charities parish-based food pantries and has distributed over $8.5 million in food assistance. Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens continues to deliver crucial mental health counseling, housing services, family services and early childhood education and COVID vaccines at a variety of locations. For more information, please visit www.ccbq.org.