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 [...]

2020-06-30T14:10:37-05:00June 30, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-06-17T08:46:30-05:00June 17, 2020|

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, [...]

2020-06-17T11:08:28-05:00June 12, 2020|

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, [...]

2020-06-08T11:16:06-05:00June 8, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-06-08T11:19:42-05:00June 8, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-07-08T15:19:13-05:00June 4, 2020|

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 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 [...]

2020-05-29T13:03:13-05:00May 29, 2020|

Mass Food Distribution Continues During COVID-19 Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is committed to serving our neighbors in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite some changes to our process, we distributed food to over 1,900 individuals in March 2020 and again in April 2020 through our monthly Mass Food Distribution. The mobile food pantry ordinarily takes places outdoors, but [...]

2020-05-19T12:07:17-05:00May 19, 2020|