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In the News: Moving the Needle for Women at Risk

Liliane Lemani is one of six seamstresses who will be in the first graduating class from Rightfully Sewn. Lemani, who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo, begins work two days later at Arrow Fabricare. Three individuals that we serve through our Refugee and Immigration Services programs graduated from Rightfully Sewn this past weekend and [...]

By | June 24, 2017|In the News, Refugees & Immigrants|

Deacon Jim Lavin Discusses Catholic Hospice in The Leaven

Deacon Jim Lavin offers comfort to hospice patients at Villa St. Francis in Olathe. Deacon Lavin serves as a chaplain with Catholic Community Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Despite the nature of his work, he finds his ministry very rewarding. LEAVEN PHOTO BY LORI WOOD HABIGER ‘A calling wrapped [...]

By | June 24, 2017|Hospice Care, In the News|

Tony Funk Selected as CFO of the Year by KC Business Journal

Team player: Catholic Charities has a solid and committed base of donors, volunteers and board members. Without them, our jobs would be manifestly more difficult. Our staff members not only have the skills and experience required to do their jobs, but each of them is a good fit with our mission, serving with compassion and [...]

By | June 24, 2017|In the News|

Jasmine Baudler Discusses Refugee Resettlement on 90.9 The Bridge Radio

On 90.9 The Bridge radio Jasmine Baudler, Aspire Cleaning Service Manager, discusses refugee resettlement and the opportunities provided to recently settled refugees through the Aspire Cleaning Service company. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO REPORT: https://catholiccharitiesks.org/wp-content/uploads/ccnek-world-refugee-day-2017-jasmine-baudler-1.mp3

By | June 22, 2017|Aspire Cleaning Service, Audio Report, Refugees & Immigrants|

WATCH: KSHB-TV Report on Kids Summer Food Program

OVERLAND PARK, KS - More than 42 million Americans live in what’s considered a food insecure household. That means at some point during the month, there will not be enough food to eat at home. That’s especially critical during the summer months since many children get their most nutritious meal while at school. Starting June 1, [...]

Listen: Denise Ogilvie discusses Summer Food Program on “Shepherd’s Voice”

On the "Shepherd's Voice" podcast Archbishop Joseph Naumann interviews Denise Ogilvie, Vice President of Outreach and Grants Management with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, about our shared works of mercy and the need to remember the poor especially with the Kids Summer Food Program. "Reaching out in the community." - Denise Ogilvie on the Kids Summer Food Program. [...]

By | May 25, 2017|Audio Report, Emergency Assistance, Kids Summer Food Program|

Photos: Golf Classic 2017

Enjoy photos taken during the 2017 Golf Classic event We’re thrilled to announce that the Ben & Betty Zarda Family 36th Annual Golf Classic raised $150,000 in 2017! The event took place at Lake Quivira Country Club, 100 Crescent Blvd, Lake Quivira, Kansas on May 15, 2017. Since 1981, the Zarda Family has been inspiring golfers [...]

By | May 24, 2017|Get Involved, Photo Report|

In the News: Catholic Charities lawyer works for immigrants

Lawyer works to find legal avenues to citizenship for immigrants by Doug Weller Special to The Leaven Kansas City, Kan. — Talk in the nation’s capital of clamping down on illegal immigration and deporting people who don’t have legal documentation has Greg Bole scrambling. On Wednesday mornings, the day the lawyer opens the La Luz [...]

By | April 20, 2017|In the News, Refugees & Immigrants|

Hope Notes – April 2017 – E-Newsletter

Benedictine Students Provide Tax Help Three Benedictine College students are using the knowledge they've gained in class to give back to the Atchison community. As volunteers for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, they are providing basic tax preparation services free of charge. The VITA program is available to those who make $54,000 or less [...]

By | April 20, 2017|Hope Notes - Enewsletter|

Brochure: Leavenworth EAC

This brochure in Adobe PDF format provides details about the Leavenworth Emergency Assistance Center (EAC) that you can download to print and share. EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE The Leavenworth Emergency Assistance Center provides programs and services to low-income individuals and families based on need — not religion, race or nationality. People come through our doors when they are [...]

By | April 20, 2017|Emergency Assistance, Information Sheets|