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Today, any slight rumble or faint creak at home reminds her of the moment she and her family lost everything, in a life-altering flash that struck as suddenly as lighting.


For her commitment to transforming the lives of people in need, Donna Corrado, chief operating officer of catholic Charities Neighborhood Services, Inc., affiliate of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, was this year's recipient of the noteworthy Reverend Robert V. Lott Humanitarian Award presented by the Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc. (CSCS).


Minutes before the earthquake hit on Jan. 12, the twin sisters Marc-Lysa and Markisha Racine, 6, were having a hard time focusing on their homework. Crawling on her hands and knees, Markisha repeatedly nudged her head into her mother's side, pleading, "Just let me sit underneath you."


For turning vacant land into affordable housing for New Yorkers in need, John Tynan, director of housing for Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development Corporation, the affordable housing affiliate of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, was honored by Enterprise Community Partners with the noteworthy Community Renaissance Award.

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