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20 Jul, 2021 | News

Catholic Charities Keeps the Community Safe with COVID-19 Resources and More!

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is keeping our community safe and healthy with our Live It Up: Health & Wellness Event at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church in Queens. We've got resources and services on COVID-19 safety, vaccine information, NY Project Hope, SNAP benefits, screenings and more. We're also offering ON-SITE COVID-19 vaccinations and testing!
 
Since the pandemic began, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has witnessed a 1,000 percent increase in food requests and has provided much-needed food packages and services at 49 Catholic Charities parish-based food pantries. In total, the agency distributed over $3.4 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 additional information, visit our website at www.ccbq.org.