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Moms and dads in Northeast Kansas worried 13,633 less times about whether or not their children would eat lunch this past summer. That's the number of times this year that Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas' Summer Food Program provided meals to hungry kids. A lot has changed since the program started three years ago. The [...]
In the Summer of 2017, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas had 30 Kids Summer Food sites across a 21 county service area serving over 15,000 meals to children and adults.
Archbishop Naumann interviews attorney, Greg Boles, about La Luz Immigration Clinic, a legal advice ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas on the latest episode of The Shepherd’s Voice. La Luz provides inexpensive professional legal services to low-income, foreign-born individuals and their families. The Shepherd’s Voice airs on KEXS 1090 AM, Sunday at 8:30 am, [...]
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann interviews St. Agnes Principal Jane Sullivan and Jenny Hughes, parent volunteer, about their annual Rams Reaching Out Day on his weekly Catholic Radio series, The Shepherd’s Voice. They walk through STA’s Give Back Strategy and how the school incorporates all of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas programs and services into their [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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, [...]