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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.

10-30-2018

Happy Halloween from the Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center!

Halloween festivities continue at the Bayside Senior Center in Queens. Over 160 seniors attended the center's Halloween party. In true Halloween spirit, seniors dressed up as their favorite characters from cowboys to fairies, danced along to great music and most importantly, enjoyed one another's company. Everyone had an amazing time. Check out their fun costumes, masks and more.

CCBQ wishes you a fun and safe Halloween!

10-26-2018
Seniors from the Catholic Charities Narrows Senior Center in Brooklyn celebrated Halloween early! Festivities included fun decor, yummy treats and costumes. Everyone had a blast dressing up and enjoying each other's company. 
 
Check out the fun filled day down below.
 
10-25-2018

CCBQ's Community Program Services recently collaborated with the Resurrection-Ascension Church and Elmhurst Hospital in Queens to present community members with the 6th Annual Community Health and Resource Fair. Over 250 guests received eye exams, blood pressure and hearing screenings from Elmhurst Hospital and All Metro Health Care. Youth were excited to receive bike helmets from the New York Coalition for Transportation Safety and books from the Queens Library Mobile Unit. Also in attendance was the East Coast Car Association, Inc. who showcased a series of classic cars.

10-24-2018

Continuing our vow to help the community stay healthy, CCBQ's Community Programming Services recently kicked off their three-part Healthy Eating, Healthy Lifestyle workshop series at the Catholic Charities Dellamonica-Steinway Senior Center in Astoria, Queens. Over 30 seniors learned ways to maintain a healthy blood pressure, including decreasing salt intake and consuming balanced meals. Seniors also enjoyed fruit infused water samplings, while playing interactive games that taught them the importance of reading nutrition labels.

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