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There’s always something exciting and important happening with our programs and services at Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.  Read these stories and check back often.  We’re always posting updates.

06-16-2017
"Catholic Charities calls for renewed culture of solidarity with the poor and migrants in anticipation of World Refugee Day"
 
04-05-2017
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Dedicated the Bishop Thomas V. Daily Residence Featuring Housing for the Formerly Homeless
Building renamed after Bishop Emeritus Thomas V. Daily
 
03-31-2017
Recent Changes in Federal Immigration Policy: An Update from Catholic Migration Services
 
On February 17, 2017 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released two memos that detailed major changes to the current interior and border enforcement policies. There is still a lot that is unclear at this time and we expect more changes, but wanted to highlight the following priorities and what you can do to be prepared.
 
03-22-2017

Message from Rev. Msgr. Alfred LoPinto, President & CEO of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, on AHCA

02-07-2017

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Appoints Christine L. Chisholm as Senior Vice President for Real Estate Development and Management and Chief Operating Officer of Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development and Management Corporations

02-07-2017

On February 2nd, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) joined the Human Services Council as well as other nonprofits at a press conference for the Restore Opportunity Now Campaign. The Restore Opportunity Now Campaign is a statewide effort to call for the state to make crucial investments to the nonprofit human services sector here in New York.

01-26-2017
In the wake of yesterday’s executive actions regarding immigration issues, CCUSA issued a statement from Sister Donna Markham, CCUSA President raising concern about the effect of such actions on those most vulnerable and unable to speak for themselves.
01-09-2017

Providing Hope and Happiness for the Holidays 

This past season Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) helped make the holidays extra special for those in need. With generous donations of toys, clothing, gift cards and other monetary donations as well as appreciated time from staff and volunteers, CCBQ was able to provide nearly 3,000 toys and $80,000 in $25.00 TD Bank gift cards to children and families throughout Brooklyn and Queens.

11-22-2016

Just in time for Thanksgiving! On Friday, November 18th, Brooklyn residents gathered at Bishop Mugavaro Senior Apartments where representatives of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) were joined by members of the NYPD Emerald Society and the NYPD Holy Name Society to hand out Thanksgiving birds and all the sides. In what has become an annual tradition, those in need can pick up their Turkeys along with collard greens, stuffing, squash, potatoes, onions, apple sauce and more for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

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