Coming Soon: TurnStyles to Open Another Location

The New Year will bring a new location for another TurnStyles Thrift, as well as new volunteer opportunities! A more spacious store is scheduled to open for shopping in March. Situated in a small strip center at 11310 West 135th Street (135th & Nieman) in Overland Park, Kansas, it will replace the Olathe TurnStyles, which [...]

Coming Soon: TurnStyles to Open Another Location 2018-01-17T14:17:19+00:00

Stuart’s Hope Story: Being Present

Stuart has led a pretty rough life; however, his smile wouldn't lead on to all of his trials. I'm his case manager and we meet once a month. See, Stuart was diagnosed with bi-polar years ago, but struggled to afford his medications. He has instead learned to regulate himself to the best of his abilities. [...]

Stuart’s Hope Story: Being Present 2018-01-03T12:50:35+00:00

Kari’s Hope Story: A Good Night’s Sleep

My name is Kari and I was homeless. The first time I walked into Catholic Charities I had been homeless for five months. It was around the holidays and it was getting colder. I had been locking myself in the bathroom at the park to sleep at night, but I was caught by the police [...]

Kari’s Hope Story: A Good Night’s Sleep 2018-01-03T17:06:37+00:00

Nate Bukaty and John Campbell Discuss How Snow Ball Helps Our Community

    LISTEN NOW: 810 WHB Sports Radio host, Nate Bukaty, talks with John Campbell, Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas volunteer, about the community service programs that are funded by the money raised annually through Snow Ball. John and Mary Campbell have been involved with Snow Ball over the last 25 years [...]

Nate Bukaty and John Campbell Discuss How Snow Ball Helps Our Community 2018-01-05T13:38:28+00:00

Make a Gift that will Make a Big Impact Locally

Last year, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kanas provided food, clothing, shelter, and utility, housing and rent assistance over a half a million times to neighbors in need! In addition, we helped families break the cycle of debt and poverty with financial coaching and employment services right here in our region. Our Refugee and Immigration team welcomed [...]

Make a Gift that will Make a Big Impact Locally 2017-12-19T10:55:02+00:00

Atmos Energy Gives the Gift of Warmth 

Christmas arrived a little early for 312 Atmos Energy customers in Basehor and Olathe, Kansas. The natural gas company teamed up with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, paying off gas bills for neighbors in need -- totaling $58,604! The assistance comes as a result of Atmos Energy's Share the Warmth program. Customers are given the [...]

Atmos Energy Gives the Gift of Warmth  2017-12-19T10:27:26+00:00

Record-breaking Turkey Distribution Feeds Families in Need

This Thanksgiving, 2,721 families were able to celebrate with a turkey on the table thanks to the countless volunteers and supporters at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. One in seven people in the state of Kansas are food insecure--meaning they struggle to put food on the table.  While that can be a tense situation to face [...]

Record-breaking Turkey Distribution Feeds Families in Need 2017-12-19T10:02:48+00:00

A Christmas Message from Ken Williams, CEO & President

"Hail, favored one! The Lord is with you." "Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God." Those words were spoken by the angel Gabriel more than 2,000 years ago. Imagine what thoughts would run through your head if those words were spoken directly to you. Perhaps you would think that your [...]

A Christmas Message from Ken Williams, CEO & President 2017-12-21T08:34:02+00:00