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10 Dec, 2020 | News

In the Media — Currents News: CATHOLIC CHARITIES BROOKLYN AND QUEENS HOLDS FIRST EVER TOY DRIVE

Did you catch the Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Christmas Toy Drive on Currents News?! Watch it here!

Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who joined us today for this festive event.

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 $400 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.