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Catholic Charities offers hand up through career development effort (Feature from The Leaven)

by Susan Fotovich McCabe Special to The Leaven Getting an education or learning a new skill has always been important in gaining a competitive edge in the workplace. But perhaps now, more than ever, it’s critical. The economic turbulence left in the wake of COVID-19 has resulted in staggering unemployment. Even before the pandemic, those [...]

2021-01-19T09:53:38-06:00January 19, 2021|

Interview with Sports Radio 810 WHB Border Patrol

Snow Ball 2021 Interview with Sports Radio 810 WHB Border Patrol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNJysm_IFEQ&feature=youtu.be Lauren Solidum, President and CEO, and Craig Gaffney, 2021 Snow Ball President, were guests on Sports Radio 810 WHB Border Patrol. Host Nate Bukaty talked with them about the upcoming virtual event, which he will help emcee on January 16th. They share how [...]

2020-12-30T15:51:59-06:00December 30, 2020|

By the Numbers—Summer 2020

COVID-19 Making an Impact Due to COVID-19, many businesses have closed their doors and many jobs have been lost. As more and more families are facing financial hardships, they are turning to Catholic Charities for help. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas made a commitment to keep serving during COVID-19. Priorities were shifted to our food, [...]

2020-11-18T15:11:38-06:00November 1, 2020|

Kids Summer Food Program—Impact During COVID-19

Kids Summer Food Program—Making an Impact during COVID-19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBlGnRUex9A&feature=youtu.beAbove: Watch as Catholic Charities staff and volunteers share the importance of the Kids Summer Food program, especially in the middle of a pandemic. School's Out, Food's Out Over 18% of Kansas children experience food insecurity. They don't know where their next meal is coming from—or if [...]

2020-12-08T16:09:39-06:00September 28, 2020|

Fidelis’ Hope Story

Fidelis' Hope Story Fidelis, a 36-year-old Army Veteran, was struggling to pay his rent and several of his other bills. He was employed as a recreational therapy assistant at St. John’s Hospital. Although he loved his job, he lacked the certification required to earn a livable wage. He turned to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ [...]

2020-11-18T15:07:36-06:00September 25, 2020|

Legacy Of Giving

Are you aware of all the benefits of charitable giving? Hear from Gary Pratt, Senior Director of Development at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, who was a guest on The Guided Retirement Show with Dean Barber of Barber Financial Group. He gives insight on charitable giving and how you can use your IRA to give a tax-free [...]

2020-09-29T09:34:29-05:00September 18, 2020|

810 Sports Radio WHB’s Soren Petro Interviews Lauren Solidum

Soren Petro and 810 Sports Radio WHB have been faithful supporters of our Ben & Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic each year. We are grateful for their ongoing support and help in raising awareness about the need to feed hungry families in our community, as well as promoting the work of Catholic Charities of Northeast [...]

2020-09-03T15:16:25-05:00September 3, 2020|