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04 Feb, 2021 | News

In the Media — Currents News: CATHOLIC CHARITIES BROOKLYN AND QUEENS BRAVES SNOW TO KEEP HOMEBOUND SENIORS FED DURING PANDEMIC

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is helping feed homebound seniors amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. We ensure that our seniors receive healthy, nutritious and delicious meals with a smile! Read the full story, here.
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.