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Helping Our Neighbors In Need! Ways to Make a Difference

How You Can Help There are many ways to get involved with New Roots for Refugees, including volunteering! Whether you like to work outside or inside, weekly or monthly, on the farm or at a farmers market, there are a variety of ways you can support refugee farmers. We will be hosting a training for [...]

2022-04-20T12:03:41-05:00April 20, 2022|

Catholic Social Teaching — Love God and Love Neighbor

April is National Volunteer Month. It is a month set aside to recognize and thank volunteers who share their time, talent and/or treasure with others. The human person, being made in the image and likeness of God is created for a life of givenness. Volunteering is a huge way to live out this reality. We, as human persons, [...]

2022-04-20T11:45:49-05:00April 20, 2022|

The Value of One — The Power of Many Volunteer Spotlight

Our Foster Grandparent Program, which connects Wyandotte County seniors ages 55+ with at-risk children, recently celebrated 41 years of service at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Learn about the impact the program makes not only on the kids but also on the Grandparents who serve through mentoring and tutoring.  

2022-04-20T11:31:57-05:00April 20, 2022|

Our Volunteers Are the Hands of Christ

At Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, our volunteers help us provide essential services to those in need in our community. Camille Pickhinke, Director of Community Engagement, said, “Volunteers are the lifeblood of Catholic Charities. They are the hands of Jesus to our neighbors in need every day.” Volunteering is one way in which we equip [...]

2022-04-20T11:19:14-05:00April 20, 2022|

Thank You to Our Volunteers!

When you volunteer with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, you are helping support children and families in need in our 21 county service area. We could not do the work we do every day without our dedicated volunteers. Listen, as we say thank you and celebrate Catholic Charities' volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

2022-04-20T11:33:44-05:00April 20, 2022|

The Path To Success- Sean’s Hope Story

Sean came to the US seven years ago. Last summer, he was struggling and came to the Lawrence Family Support Center seeking rental assistance. His income from a food delivery company was not enough to make ends meet every month. In addition to helping him with his rent, the Family Support Center Case Manager referred [...]

2022-03-18T15:15:03-05:00March 18, 2022|

A Message from Lauren Solidum, President & CEO: Help Catholic Charities Be a Witness to Christ’s Love

by Lauren Solidum for The Leaven ‘Tis the season to give help and hope through the ministries of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Our ministries change lives. One of the greatest blessings during the pandemic was serving on the frontline with our team and volunteers. I was answering phones at one of our Family Support Centers (FSC) [...]

2022-03-15T11:14:35-05:00March 15, 2022|

Gift Card Drive Restores Dignity of Choice

This was our second year for a gift card drive that supported individuals and families enrolled in long-term programming at Catholic Charities – who are actively working towards self-sufficiency. The decision to pivot towards gift cards was made last year when there were supply chain issues, shipping delays and people were hesitant about venturing out to [...]

2022-03-15T11:08:56-05:00March 15, 2022|