The goal of the new program is to improve achievement, increase attendance and prevent dropouts.
The religious charities have partnered to help New York soup kitchens and food pantries in this time of higher demand partly due to superstorm Sandy.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to Cardinal at a ceremony in Rome next month, but before he leaves, he’s keeping busy around here.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, former New York Mets outfielder Rusty Staub, and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn distributed the uncooked fixings for 400 Thanksgiving dinners at Catholic Charities in Central Harlem on Tuesday.
Dolan said he was especially thankful to those who work to feed the needy all year long.