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26 Jan, 2021 | News

Catholic Charities Senior Residents Sign Up to Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

We are pleased to share that our seniors from the Catholic Charities Catherine Sheridan Senior Residence in Queens have signed up to receive their COVID-19 vaccine!
 
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine: nyc.gov/covidvaccine
 
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.