If you have a vehicle that you don’t want anymore-- in any condition, anywhere in the U.S.-- please consider donating it to Cars4KC. You’ll avoid the hassle of trying to trade, sell, or junk it, and you can get a tax deduction that may REDUCE your tax burden this year. Plus, when you donate your [...]
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This year we said goodbye to our beloved founders of our Golf Classic, Ben and Betty Zarda. For nearly 40 years, this Golf Classic meant the world to them, and has raised more than $3 million for Catholic Charities. While we mourn with heavy hearts, we turn to our faith and take comfort in [...]
It was a day that founder Ben Zarda, along with his wife Betty, looked forward to every year for the last 39 years – the Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas. Monday's event would have brought them great joy as 120 golfers hit the course at [...]
Our 39th Annual Golf Classic will be on August 24, 2020, spots are still available! Register today! https://catholiccharitiesks.org/special-events/golf-classic/
How You Can Help Volunteer at one of our Family Support Centers Topeka - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0844A5A82AA4F49-staff1 Olathe - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0844A5A82AA4F49-staff2 Overland Park – https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0844A5A82AA4F49-staff5 Lawrence – https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0844A5A82AA4F49-staff4 Sign up to serve at our monthly Mass Food Distribution https://catholiccharitiesks.org/volunteer/opportunities/ Volunteer for a Hy-Vee Food Drive on Saturdays Contact Cari Olberding at 913-433-2104 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Roots for Refugees is a four-year training program that empowers families from the refugee community to start farm businesses. Since 2018, New Roots has been partnering with churches in the Kansas City area to support local farmers and provide parishioners with fresh produce. One farmer from the New Roots for Refugees program is paired [...]
Like other retail stores, our TurnStyles Thrift locations closed in March in response to the pandemic. One by one, each of the stores has successfully re-opened – a feat that could only be accomplished with the help of a mighty group of volunteers. Volunteers played a key role in preparing the three stores for reopening, [...]
Much of Catholic Charities’ 21-county service area is made up of rural communities. These areas are often described as food deserts. With very few resources available, their struggle to feed families in need has become even greater during COVID-19. To help alleviate the stress, Catholic Charities has provided 19,678 pounds of food to pantries in Linn, Jackson, Nemaha [...]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first Virtual Rosary & Reflection event. Members of our Catholic Charities staff led the rosary from five of our different ministry locations: Hope Distribution Center Food Warehouse, New Roots for Refugees Farm, TurnStyles Thrift Store, 87th Street Chapel and Shalom House Men’s Shelter. If you missed [...]
Brent never imagined that he would be graduating – let alone with honors --from Kansas City, Kansas Community College’s (KCKCC) Technical Education Center. But he did, alongside his son, earning an HVAC certificate. Brent was joined by fellow graduates Jonathan, Chanel and Neicy. All are part of the second co-hort from Catholic Charities’ St. Rita [...]