10 Feb, 2021 | News
Catholic Charities Frontline Workers Receive Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine
Catholic Charities Community Health and Wellness Services Team just received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine! Our frontline workers are working harder than ever to help our community during these trying times and this vaccine ensures not only their safety, but the safety of those we serve.
Since the pandemic began, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has witnessed a 1000% increase in food requests and has provided much-needed food packages and services at the 20 Catholic Charities parish-based food pantries and an additional 27 affiliate pantries located throughout both boroughs. In total, the agency distributed over $3 million in food assistance in 2020. In addition, Catholic Charities witnessed a 37 percent increase in clients in 2020, and continued to deliver mental health counseling, housing services, family services and early childhood education.
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine: nyc.gov/covidvaccine