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Order of Malta Grants $10,000 to Shalom House

The Order of Malta Federal Association granted $10,000 to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas for our Shalom House men’s shelter.  The funds will help the men continue to receive the health and educational support they need to reach self-sufficiency and leave homelessness for good. The Order of Malta is active in 120 countries caring for [...]

Order of Malta Grants $10,000 to Shalom House 2017-10-09T14:49:12+00:00

First National Bank’s 2017 Community First Award Runner Up

Thanks to everyone who voted daily for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas during First National Bank's 2017 Community First Award competition.  We're excited to share that we were the runner up for the Kansas region, receiving a cash donation of $2,500.  The funds will assist us in providing fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and dairy through meal [...]

First National Bank’s 2017 Community First Award Runner Up 2017-10-09T11:54:19+00:00

Leavenworth Cruisers Car Club Help Neighbors in Need

There’s more to the Leavenworth Cruisers Car Club than cool cars and trucks. They also have a big heart when it comes to helping the community. Ginny Leritz with the Cruisers visited our local Emergency Assistance Center and presented Manager Jackie Masoner with a $480 check to help those in need. Leavenworth Cruisers is a [...]

Leavenworth Cruisers Car Club Help Neighbors in Need 2017-10-04T14:22:56+00:00

Students Give Back through Eagle Scout Projects

Hope Hero Shout Out! There are many ways to volunteer and make a difference at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Three Boy Scouts did just that this summer through their Eagle Scout projects. Thompson Penn, a freshman at Rockhurst High School, regularly helps load the Catholic Charities truck with food donations at Ascension parish. He [...]

Students Give Back through Eagle Scout Projects 2017-09-12T15:22:12+00:00

A Fond Farewell

Sister Maria Heppler, OSB, Appointed Sub-Prioress of Mount St. Scholastica Sr. Maria Heppler celebrates over 35 years with Catholic Charities. Sr. Maria Heppler celebrates over 35 years with Catholic Charities. It's hard to say goodbye, especially when it comes to Sister Maria Heppler. Sister Maria, Director of the School Consultation Program, has been a [...]

A Fond Farewell 2017-09-14T09:17:42+00:00

Leavenworth Farmers’ Market Supports Local Families

Submitted to the Leavenworth Times. Leavenworth Farmers Market has been supporting Leavenworth Catholic Charities food pantry during the 2017 season. For the month of July, the farmers and vendors of the market donated 1,012 pounds of fresh produce, and other food items to Catholic Charities. This amount has provided food to 461 families and 1,176 [...]

Leavenworth Farmers’ Market Supports Local Families 2017-09-06T14:26:19+00:00

Your Vote Could Help Us Win $10,000!

Click to Vote for Catholic Charities of NE Kansas We're excited to share some good news! We've been selected as a finalist for First National Bank's Community First Awards, putting us in the running to receive a $10,000 cash donation! In order to win, we need your help -- and you can give it from the comfort of [...]

Your Vote Could Help Us Win $10,000! 2017-08-30T14:51:46+00:00

Volunteer’s Go-Getter Attitude Impacts Leavenworth’s EAC

Nancy Jones is one of those people you just can't say no to - especially when she's asking for donations to help those served by Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas' Emergency Assistance Center (EAC) in Leavenworth, Kansas. The 76-year-old Lansing resident has been volunteering with Catholic Charities for the last 10 years. Her outstanding service [...]

Volunteer’s Go-Getter Attitude Impacts Leavenworth’s EAC 2017-06-25T21:10:51+00:00

In the News: Sr. Jane Falke Shares Personal Insights in ‘Global Sisters Report’ Blog

The bread of life, daily by Jane Falke Jun. 1, 2017 in The Global Sisters Report I stand at the counter in the lobby of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. I am the receptionist, gatekeeper, and facilitator in this ministry with refugees, immigrants, and people living in poverty. Near a side wall there is a rack of [...]

In the News: Sr. Jane Falke Shares Personal Insights in ‘Global Sisters Report’ Blog 2017-08-25T18:07:52+00:00