14th Annual STA Food Drive Raises Critical Funds & Donations

For over a decade Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School has organized an annual canned food drive benefiting Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. All donations go towards re-stocking our Hope Distribution Center warehouse, which supplies food to all seven of our Family Support Center food pantries and the Resource Bus program that serves our rural [...]

2022-11-11T14:19:25-06:00November 11, 2022|

Things to Know About Pregnancy Maintenance Initiative (PMI)

From feeding underprivileged children to caring for and supporting families that are experiencing homelessness, all ministries at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas value the dignity of human life. One specific program we offer especially cherishes the gift of new life, the Pregnancy Maintenance Initiative (PMI). PMI supports the value of both women and children throughout pregnancy, [...]

2022-10-17T13:14:10-05:00October 17, 2022|

Atchison Kindness Carnival Bears Fruit . . . and Protein and Diapers

Monthly parish-based collections generate thousands of pounds of critical food and hygiene donations for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and literally serve as a lifeline for the needy who patronize our eight food pantries. But daily donations from individuals and families who feel compelled to contribute and serve are just as essential. If you want to get [...]

2022-10-17T13:14:13-05:00October 17, 2022|

Help Catholic Charities Fight Hunger, One Family at a Time

by Lauren Solidum Special to The Leaven “For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things” (Ps 107:9). In Kansas, one in every 10 people is food  insecure, meaning that they are unsure where their next meal will come from. This figure includes over 100,000 children. In a country like the United [...]

2022-10-17T13:14:19-05:00October 17, 2022|

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Part of United Way’s Impact 100

United Way of Greater Kansas City named Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas on its inaugural Impact 100 list of local community partners! These community partners were identified by United Way as those addressing the most vital health and human service challenges in our community. Impact 100 organizations will receive unrestricted funding from United Way's annual giving campaign to address [...]

2022-07-25T15:08:59-05:00July 25, 2022|

Commodity-Based Recipes Hit the Spot

Hope Hero Shout-Out Pam is a typical Catholic Charities volunteer. She cares. She is constantly busy. And she is a problem solver. There is one thing, though, that definitely sets her apart – she can quickly find a great recipe for just about any ingredient. This particular skill came to light when she began to [...]

2022-07-25T15:13:54-05:00July 25, 2022|

Breaking Bread Spring 2018 – Earthly Angels Provide Comfort at the End of Life’s Journey

Although it can be hard to accept, death is a stage in all of our lives. Through the Angel Vigil program, Catholic Community Hospice provides around-the-clock bedside volunteers, so that patients and their family members don't have to go through these final hours alone. Catholic Community Hospice Volunteer Director, Bonnie Krause, provides training to those [...]

2018-07-11T10:42:35-05:00July 11, 2018|

CCNEK Topeka Supports Senior Community Wellness Fair

In honor of National Older American's Month, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has joined with Capitol City Community Church of God to sponsor a Senior Community Wellness Fair, Saturday, May 5th. There were representatives from a variety of different businesses and organization that all provide services to older Americans. Nutritious recipes were prepared by K-State [...]

2018-05-07T11:31:29-05:00May 7, 2018|