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Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is proud to acknowledge the invaluable service of Libba Claude, an extraordinary woman who donates her time and resources to the hundreds of families from The Children’s Center at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York. 


Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services (CCNS) Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center is delighted to announce that the center moved to its new location on Wednesday, February 2, 2011.


After the devastating earthquake in Haiti a year ago, the Queens South Community Center in Hollis was inundated with calls from worried Haitians living in New York, the city with the largest population of people of Haitian descent outside of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince.


Blizzard conditions did not stop Catholic Charities Northeast Queens Home Delivered Meals Program from delivering much-needed meals and providing company to the city's vulnerable elderly population.


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens distributed over 500 free turkeys with all the trimmings to hundreds of families throughout Brooklyn and Queens.


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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