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 [...]
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, [...]
5.554 dedicated volunteers helped carry out the mission of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas during the 2021 fiscal year. They gave over 123,000 hours--- a financial impact of more than $3.5 million!
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]