Across the Diocese, outreach volunteers are helping to make the season bright for those experiencing hunger and homelessness, and for children living in poverty. On Staten Island,
Christ Church-New Brighton will distribute 300 holiday food baskets to families in need. At
Fessenden House in Yonkers, gifts will be exchanged between residents of a home for men in recovery. On Manhattan's Lower East Side, children attended a holiday party at the
Church of Our Savior. And Santa himself will visit the
Guild of St. Margaret Soup Kitchen, run by Grace Church, Middletown. Click
here to learn more.
Tribute Dinner Raises $1.1 Million
Episcopal Charities' 2016
Tribute Dinner, held November 10th, raised more than $1.1 million, the proceeds of which will fund outreach programs across the Episcopal Diocese of New York. We thank everyone who supported the event! Click
here to watch a video of the remarks given by our program speakers, whose resilience in overcoming homelessness, poverty, and the inter-generational cycle of addiction inspires us all. They shared more of their story in an
Capacity Building Grants Awarded
In 2016, Episcopal Charities began offering
Program Investment Grants to help programs improve or expand services. In addition to building capacity, the grants also provide seed money for new outreach efforts. This year,
six programs received awards ranging from $1,900 to $30,000. Episcopal Charities will continue to consider proposals on a rolling basis as funds allow.
Click here for information on how to apply.
Youth Opportunity Grant Applications due February 3, 2017
Bishop Dietsche invites you to join him in supporting Episcopal Charities' programs. 100% of your gift will be used to directly fund programs that spread love and promote community as they help those in need. Please give as generously as possible.