At the 46th Annual Snow Ball, we highlighted our founding ministry program, Adoption. We are grateful to adoptive couple John and Kami for allowing us to share their beautiful story and to show what can happen when we put our trust in God.
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Sports Radio 810 Border Patrol host, Nate Bukaty, interviewed Lauren Solidum, President & CEO of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, and John Campbell, Snow Ball Patron Committee Chair, about the upcoming Snow Ball gala and how the funds raised impact those in need.
Liliane Lemani’s infant daughter lay lifeless on the floor. A rebel in the Democratic Republic of Congo had slammed the child down and stomped on her tiny body. Lemani was 23, pregnant again and herself badly beaten. She’ll never forget what she saw that night, 14 years ago, when militants burst into her home while her [...]
It is one of the largest philanthropic galas in the Kansas City area. Yet it is more than an annual fundraising event for those who give their time, talent and treasure year after year. Snow Ball is a ministry – one that impacts over 20 programs and services offered by Catholic Charities to those in [...]
After 11 years, New Roots for Refugees has outgrown its space at Juniper Gardens. Soon, it will move to a new spacious location which will allow for program expansion, employment opportunities and an increase in volunteer engagement. The new site, which is being leased by Catholic Charities, is owned by the Archdiocese of Kansas [...]
This summer, 12,283 nutritious meals were served to children and adults through the Kids Summer Food Program. Although it wraps up in early August each year, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ commitment to feeding hungry kids continues throughout the school year. Due to the success of the Kids Summer Food Program over the last five [...]
Abby, a single mother, needed assistance with her electric bill. Upon meeting with a Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas case manager, Abby mentioned that she had three payday loans to help her with the bills, including her subsidized rent. Living on a fixed income and trying to provide for her teenage children’s daily needs, she [...]
Want to learn more about Catholic Charities – perhaps even volunteer – but aren’t sure how to go about it? Check out our list of ways to experience, serve and give. EXPERIENCE Schedule an individual visit to learn more over coffee, lunch or after weekday Mass Join us for coffee, bagels and an interactive group [...]
I write this on the heels of attending the 2019 Convocation, an event where the Archbishop called each of us to engage in evangelization through friendship, active listening and prayer. Let each of us enflame our hearts, homes and communities with the message of Jesus Christ. Catholic Charities is a perfect example of the [...]
Financial stress can take its toll in the workplace. Employees become distracted throughout the day as they worry and try to address personal financial concerns. The employees, however, aren’t the only ones suffering. Businesses are affected, too, as an individual’s job productivity often decreases. Since Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has become a trusted resource [...]