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In fiscal year 2020, we served more than


of the most vulnerable children, women and men across our 21-county service area.

times that housing and utility assistance was provided to those facing homeless or disconnection.

times that the Mobile Resource Bus provided basic necessities, case management and more to our neighbors in 15 rural counties.

participants enrolled in our St. Rita skills training program which provides educational opportunities to help underemployed individuals earn a living wage.

refugees were welcomed and provided ongoing support. 140 resettled refugees received employment services to help them regain financial stability for their families.

individuals completed our Citizenship preparation program as part of their journey to become a U.S. citizen.

seniors living independently in their homes received non-medical services including meal preparation, light housekeeping and bathing assistance through our In-Home Support program.

pounds of food were donated by parishes during local food drives.

times that food assistance, clothing and hygiene supplies were provided to those in need in the community.



patients received compassionate end-of-life care from Catholic Community Hospice

meals were provided through the Kids Summer Food Program to children who depend on free and reduced lunch during the school year at 24 sites throughout our Archdiocese including a brand new partnership with 7 housing projects in Kansas City, Kansas. We accelerated the program to begin months early due to COVID-19, and quickly eclipsed the 12,200 meals served last year.

*This is the number for our fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2020. The full 2020 Kids Summer Food season lasted until September, and Catholic Charities distributed 89,154 meals overall. 

58 women received adoption or pregnancy counseling services as they navigated decisions around parenting or placing their infant with an adoptive couple.

60 men experiencing homelessness were welcomed to our Shalom House Men’s Shelter in Kansas City, Kansas.

87 Foster Grandparents built relationships with at-risk or special needs children in Wyandotte County working one-on-one as classroom tutors.

one-on-one Case Management meetings assessed individuals’ and families’ comprehensive needs, matching them with the best available resources.


104 adults and 108 children participated in our Family Financial Transformations™ program, reducing debt by a total of $125,934.


51 individuals completed our Kansas Loan Pool Project designed to eliminate high-interest title or predatory loans.


227 tax returns were filed through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, generating refunds totaling $222,209.



volunteers supported the work of Catholic Charities


hours of service from our dedicated volunteers

Above: a volunteer helps to load Kids Summer Food meals onto the Mobile Resource Bus

These are just some of the ways that Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas serves our brothers and sisters in need.

This important work of transforming our community by dispensing hope and opportunity is made possible through the support of our generous donors and dedicated volunteers.

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