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Foster Grandparents Give in Many Ways

Throughout the school year, nearly 100 Foster Grandparent program volunteers can be found mentoring at-risk youths at schools, Headstarts and childcare centers throughout Wyandotte County. Even though the program participants are all seniors who meet federal low-income guidelines, it doesn't stop them from giving to those in need inside and outside the classrooms. During November, [...]

Foster Grandparents Give in Many Ways 2017-11-17T13:07:32+00:00

Hospice Care: It’s About How You Live

When you mention the word 'hospice', people often become uncomfortable. They don't want to talk about death. What they don't realize, is that hospice care is about how you want to live. November is National Hospice Month. Catholic Community Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, is working to increase awareness about hospice [...]

Hospice Care: It’s About How You Live 2017-11-17T11:10:17+00:00

Dave’s Hope Story: 40 Years in the Making

It had been awhile - 40 years in fact - when Dave placed his newborn daughter for adoption through Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. That's why a private Facebook message caught him by surprise. Last spring, Mandy, an adoptee, reached out to Catholic Charities for a copy of her adoption record. She was interested in [...]

Dave’s Hope Story: 40 Years in the Making 2017-11-17T10:55:58+00:00

Saint Thomas Aquinas Students Unite to Help Those in Need

While some may have been hitting the snooze button on their alarm clocks on a cold Monday morning, a group of energetic seniors from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School were already at the school at 6 am. They weren't there for a required practice or pep rally. They were there to unload pick-up truckloads of [...]

Saint Thomas Aquinas Students Unite to Help Those in Need 2017-11-17T10:43:49+00:00

Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Mark Anniversary with Food Donation

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Vincentian charism, the Employee Mission Team with the Sisters of Charity in Leavenworth set out to collect 400 non-perishable food items for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas' Leavenworth food pantry. They surpassed that goal - collecting 971 items! Vincentian charism refers to the teachings of St. Vincent [...]

Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Mark Anniversary with Food Donation 2017-11-17T10:02:17+00:00

The 5th Annual Gathering Garners Record Support

Five years ago a group of women with a passion for helping refugees in the community came together with a plan. From that meeting, "The Gathering" was born. The Gathering is a ladies event held each Fall to celebrate the New Roots for Refugees farmers and their season's harvest. More than 130 guests attended The [...]

The 5th Annual Gathering Garners Record Support 2017-11-17T09:48:04+00:00

Services Keep Rolling with New Resource Bus

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas was among the five nonprofit organizations awarded a State Giving Grant from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation during a celebratory "Day of Giving." The agency received $40,770 to replace one of its two Mobile Resource Buses, which was beyond repair. "At Walmart, we understand the importance of championing community organizations [...]

Services Keep Rolling with New Resource Bus 2017-11-17T09:43:24+00:00

Breaking Bread – Fall 2017 – Summer Food Program Fills Gap for Hungry Kids and Adults

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 [...]

Breaking Bread – Fall 2017 – Summer Food Program Fills Gap for Hungry Kids and Adults 2017-10-11T11:06:11+00:00