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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.


Did you see? CCBQ's Turkey Drive was covered by The Tablet. Read more about how we distributed over 700 Thanksgiving meals this holiday season.


"Alphonse Catanese’s father ran a construction company. Every year, he would pack turkeys in ice in the back of a dump truck, then drive to job sites and supply yards in Brooklyn and Queens to provide employees and friends with their Thanksgiving bird."


Children from the Catholic Charities Parkside Early Childhood Development Center in Brooklyn recently embarked on a field trip to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. Children fed the bunnies, llamas, sheep and chickens. They also rode ponies and picked pumpkins. To end the day, children rode in a hayride around the field.


ICYMI: Seniors from the Catholic Charities Seaside Senior Center in Rockaway, Queens recently celebrated Veterans Day with a special celebration to commemorate its distinguished war veterans. The ceremony began with a rendition of the National Anthem and a parade of nine veterans proudly holding the American flag. Following a rousing rendition of the National Anthem was an emotional Pledge of Allegiance. The event concluded with each veteran speaking about their war experience, rank and years spent in service.


CCBQ's Community Programming Services SAT Boot Camp participants are hard at work! Held at the Riverdale Osborne Towers in Brownsville, Brooklyn, participants have been practicing their reading and writing skills. One lucky participant took home a raffled $25 Amazon gift card. CCBQ wishes everyone who is taking the SAT exam, the best of luck. We are confident you will excel. Check out our smiliing participants belolw.

"Elba Roman knew she wanted the apartment from the moment she laid eyes on it. She had seen other places, but this one stood out."
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