Close
718-722-6001
Search

Changing Lives… Building Communities

25 Jan, 2021 | News

Residents of Catholic Charities Senior Residence Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Excited tenants from the Catholic Charities Msgr. Thomas Campbell Apartments in Long Island City, Queens received their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine today. Thank you to The Floating Hospital
for administering the vaccines!
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine: nyc.gov/covidvaccine
Since the pandemic began, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has witnessed a 1000% increase in food requests and has provided much-needed food packages and services at the 20 Catholic Charities parish-based food pantries and an additional 27 affiliate pantries located throughout both boroughs. In total, the agency distributed over $3 million in food assistance in 2020. In addition, Catholic Charities witnessed a 37 percent increase in clients in 2020, and continued to deliver mental health counseling, housing services, family services and early childhood education.