Thom Fox Interviewed by Topeka’s WIBW13

Thom Fox, Manager of Grant Proposals & Relations at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, was interviewed by Topeka’s WIBW13 this past week. Thom spoke about United Way of Kaw Valley’s upcoming Day of Giving, an event which will enable people to donate to local non-profits and receive a matching gift! Thom also talked about our agency’s programs and services that [...]

2023-05-26T14:50:46-05:00May 18, 2023|

Morning Glory Estate Sales Launches First-Ever Estate Sale!

In 2021, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas internally launched a social enterprise incubator encouraging staff to submit innovative and practical ideas. Of the nearly 20 ideas that were submitted, several were chosen to develop into formal business plans, including Morning Glory Estate Sales, which successfully hosted its first sale at the end of April. Over [...]

2023-05-17T13:33:03-05:00May 17, 2023|

Celebrate World Refugee Day 2023

World Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations. It falls each year on June 20 and commemorates the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. Every year, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas hosts a World Refugee Day event in [...]

2023-05-17T13:30:53-05:00May 17, 2023|

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Featured on Archbishop Naumann’s Podcast

Denise Ogilvie, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Chief Mission Officer, was interviewed by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann on his podcast, The Shepherd’s Voice. Denise shared with the Archbishop how Catholics can give back, get involved and make tangible the love of Christ through community support and volunteerism, including participation in our upcoming 42nd Annual Ben & Betty Zarda [...]

2023-04-26T11:57:35-05:00April 26, 2023|

Viviano Variety Show’s Farewell Performance Benefits Catholic Charities

The 38th Annual Viviano Variety Benefit Show held its farewell performance in November. For nearly four decades, the holiday production has benefited local charitable organizations, including The Don Bosco Centers, Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund, Hurtado Scholars Program, and most often our own.  “Catholic Charities has overwhelmingly been the organization of choice. 90 cents of every [...]

2022-12-14T13:34:31-06:00December 14, 2022|

Snow Ball Provides Ongoing Relief to Communities in Need

OVERLAND PARK, KS – The Overland Park Convention Center will be hosting the 49th Annual Snow Ball benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Kevin and Pam Kramer and Nelson and Marcia Newcomer will serve as the evening’s Presidents and Honorary Presidents, respectively. The black-tie gala will include a cocktail [...]

2022-11-21T14:44:20-06:00November 21, 2022|

Impact of the Golf Classic—Interview with 810 WHB Radio

  The 40th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic benefiting Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas will take place on Monday, May 10, 2021. In this interview with 810 WHB Sports Radio, Soren Petro discusses the Golf Classic and the mission of Catholic Charities with our CEO Lauren Solidum. (Lauren Solidum's interview [...]

2021-05-06T14:09:04-05:00May 6, 2021|

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 [...]

2020-09-03T15:16:25-05:00September 3, 2020|