CCBQ Mobilizes to Help Migrants Bused In By Texas Governor

Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens has mobilized to help asylum seekers recently bussed to New York City from Texas. The staff hosted information sessions for about 200 people on Aug. 29 at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights. The migrants received food boxes, toiletries, a hot lunch, and fellowship.

Inflation Sparks The Need For CCBQ’s Food Distribution Events

To help ease rising inflation, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens distributed cartons of eggs and fresh produce July 7 at St. Michael’s Parish in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. These “Live it Up: Get Healthy, Live Well” events, including health screenings, are held at parishes throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn.

CCBQ Donates Mobile Office To Aid Kentucky Tornado Victims

Last month, Msgr. Alfred LoPinto, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, decided the organization’s mobile office would get better use in Western Kentucky where a spake of killer tornadoes had just torn across the region.

CCBQ Makes Sure People In Need Can Enjoy Thanksgiving

With many people out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families are struggling to put together Thanksgiving meals. But religious organizations are working to supply families with turkeys to make the holiday a happy one despite the economic uncertainty.

Catholic Charities Stays on Its Quest for Affordable Housing

Construction of a new home for low-income people was about to start last spring in Queens, but the COVID-19 pandemic rattled all aspects of normalcy worldwide.
The Bishop Valero Residence, a project of Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, is expected to add 102 badly-needed apartments for seniors and formerly homeless adults. It’s located at 23-11 31st Road in Astoria, Queens.