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30 Mar, 2021 | News

In the Media — EXPLICA.CO and El Diario: They celebrate Easter in NYC with open churches with limits and virtual ceremonies due to COVID-19

Thank you to EXPLICA.CO and El Diario for highlighting Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens COVID-19 relief services and resources amid the pandemic.

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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.