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 [...]

810 Sports Radio WHB’s Soren Petro Interviews Lauren Solidum2020-09-03T15:16:25-05:00

Kids Summer Food Program Makes Sure Kids Don’t Go Hungry During Pandemic

A young girl keeps her distance as she waits for her turn for a meal from one of Catholic Charities’ mobile units. When schools closed in March, so did many children’s access to food. To date, Catholic Charities has served nearly 60,000 meals. PHOTO BY JACOB BENTZINGER by Jan Dixon Special to The Leaven ______ KANSAS [...]

Kids Summer Food Program Makes Sure Kids Don’t Go Hungry During Pandemic2020-09-22T10:34:38-05:00

Providing Food Stamp Support During COVID-19

COVID-19 has created more than enough problems, but food stamp applications have been an exception. Although our agency has not been able to complete in-person SNAP applications due to the coronavirus, we have not stopped advocating for clients! Informational fliers containing SNAP program updates have gone out with every food pantry bag, and we’ve provided [...]

Providing Food Stamp Support During COVID-192020-06-30T14:10:37-05:00

St. Rita Participant Sews Masks During COVID-19

Above: Liliane and her refugee apprentice sewing masks. Image from the video by Stellar Image Studios.Liliane, the woman in the video below by Stellar Image Studios, has recently started sewing masks as a way to keep her business, African Designs, running during the COVID-19 Crisis. She had just signed a lease on a new storefront [...]

St. Rita Participant Sews Masks During COVID-192020-06-17T08:46:30-05:00

We’re Moving!

We're Moving! Our ministries located at our Central location at 2220 Central Avenue are relocating to 600 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. Services Temporarily Closing Wednesday, June 17th Refugee & Immigration Services, La Luz Clinic and our Family Support Center and food pantry will be closed due to the move. Reopening Monday, June 29th Services, [...]

We’re Moving!2020-06-17T11:08:28-05:00

Topeka Community Serves in Many Ways During COVID-19

Since the start of COVID-19, our Family Support Center (FSC) staff in Topeka has witnessed the community coming together to serve those in need. “We are very grateful to all our volunteers who have continued to serve, as well as new ones brought to us by unfortunate circumstances of their own,” says Kristine Hammes, [...]

Topeka Community Serves in Many Ways During COVID-192020-06-08T11:16:06-05:00

Family Serves Together to Help Neighbors in Need

Hope Hero Shout Out! During these uncertain times, there is a great need to help our neighbors. The Bazzelle family did exactly that. Parishioners at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Olathe, the family has been volunteering with the monthly food drive for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. The last couple of times, in addition to [...]

Family Serves Together to Help Neighbors in Need2020-06-08T11:19:42-05:00

TurnStyles Thrift Reopening Dates

UPDATE: In compliance with Governor Kelly’s executive order effective starting July 7, 2020, masks are required to enter and shop at all TurnStyles Thrift locations. _ We are excited to announce that soon all three of our TurnStyles Thrift locations will be open to the public for shopping. Reopening Details 87th and Farley: Tuesday, May [...]

TurnStyles Thrift Reopening Dates2020-07-08T15:19:13-05:00

Giving Hope—A Call to Stewardship from Archbishop Naumann (Video)

GIVING HOPE... that will not disappoint. Please respond with a generous heart. - Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann https://vimeo.com/421391730 This Pentecost, Archbishop Naumann and the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas gratefully acknowledges and thanks all who share their financial blessings in a spirit of stewardship. COVID-19 Distaster Relief Donation — Catholic Charities Ways to [...]

Giving Hope—A Call to Stewardship from Archbishop Naumann (Video)2020-05-29T13:03:13-05:00