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COVID-19 Financial Update

COVID-19 Financial Update Many people are worried about what happens if they are not able to work or pay their mortgage/rent and utility bills during COVID-19.Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has put together important information, below, for the community to use as a resource to better understand how COVID-19 may affect them financially. This information [...]

COVID-19 Financial Update2020-04-07T13:09:55-05:00

Update from Topeka, Kansas

https://youtu.be/mAEb5qvc2d4 Lauren Solidum visited our Topeka Family Support Center in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and has a few thoughts to share!

Update from Topeka, Kansas2020-04-07T11:40:53-05:00

Featured in The Leaven—Catholic Charities: ‘We have never stopped serving’

Above: Joann Slavery, a volunteer for a Catholic Charities food pantry in Kansas City, Kansas, helps prepare the pantry before clients start to arrive. Volunteers at Catholic Charities have decreased as the coronavirus pandemic has worsened throughout the nation. LEAVEN PHOTO BY LORI WOOD HABIGER by Joe Bollig joe.bollig@theleaven.org KANSAS CITY, Kan. — [...]

Featured in The Leaven—Catholic Charities: ‘We have never stopped serving’2020-04-06T10:31:41-05:00

Employment Resources

In the uncertain times of COVID-19, there are many employers in Kansas who are still hiring. Below is a list of employers compiled by Workforce Partnership, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and other community partners. We will continue to update this list as new information becomes available.If you are unable to view the document below, [...]

Employment Resources2020-04-02T12:15:34-05:00

Serving Those in Need Amid COVID-19 Disaster

While many businesses and organizations have been forced to close their doors due to COVID-19, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas continues to serve. Our Family Support Centers (FSCs), mobile resource bus, Shalom House men’s shelter, and Catholic Community Hospice/In-Home Support operations remain a top priority. Our monthly mass food distributions held on the 3rd [...]

Serving Those in Need Amid COVID-19 Disaster2020-04-01T11:28:35-05:00

Sacred Heart Students “Become the Light” During Serve Day

When the students and faculty of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School woke up on March 12, they had no idea it would be the last day of the school year. When the staff at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas showed up to help the students with their first all-school serve day, they had [...]

Sacred Heart Students “Become the Light” During Serve Day2020-04-01T11:22:10-05:00

Foster Grandparent, Connie Hadley, is “Everyone’s Grandma”

Hope Hero Shout-Out! Connie Hadley has been an advocate for education long before she had any of her own children in the school system. After completing her formal education, in 1947 she moved to Wyandotte county and immediately became involved in the local schools, forming the Bluebirds, Boy Scouts and PTA groups. She understood [...]

Foster Grandparent, Connie Hadley, is “Everyone’s Grandma”2020-04-01T11:18:44-05:00

Update from Lawrence, Kansas

Lauren Solidum visited our Lawrence Family Support Center today in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and has a few thoughts to share!

Update from Lawrence, Kansas2020-03-31T16:59:54-05:00

Kids Summer Food Program Begins Early

With the recent school closures, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has begun the Kids Summer Food Program early. Children up to 18 years of age can receive FREE sack lunches by coming to one of the locations below. All lunches will be distributed "carryout" style, respecting 6 foot social distancing. To learn [...]

Kids Summer Food Program Begins Early2020-03-24T13:31:34-05:00