Donated Items Put to Good Use at TurnStyles Thrift Stores

Gently used items are donated daily to TurnStyles Thrift Stores. Thanks to these donations, individuals and families on a limited budget have an affordable place to shop.  Best of all, by shopping, they are impacting the lives of others who are struggling to make ends meet. TurnStyles is a volunteer-driven ministry of Catholic Charities of [...]

Donated Items Put to Good Use at TurnStyles Thrift Stores 2017-12-06T15:34:26+00:00

Children’s Book Drive

We really need your help! Each child that comes into our Emergency Assistance Centers (EACs) typically picks out a book from our library to take home. These little tokens bring so many smiles to the faces of our youngest neighbors in need! Our EACs have been very busy and our bookshelves are completely empty... If [...]

Children’s Book Drive 2017-12-05T14:43:02+00:00

Snow Ball is a Labor of Love

Pictured above: Snow Ball Table Committee Chairs, Joe and Melissa Valenciano, and Patron Committee Chairs, Mary and John Campbell. The dust had barely settled on the 43rd annual Snow Ball, when John and Mary Campbell, Patron Committee Chairs, and Joe and Melissa Valenciano, Table Committee Chairs, began garnering support for the next year’s event. The [...]

Snow Ball is a Labor of Love 2017-11-15T15:56:44+00:00

Students Give Back through Eagle Scout Projects

Hope Hero Shout Out! There are many ways to volunteer and make a difference at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Three Boy Scouts did just that this summer through their Eagle Scout projects. Thompson Penn, a freshman at Rockhurst High School, regularly helps load the Catholic Charities truck with food donations at Ascension parish. He [...]

Students Give Back through Eagle Scout Projects 2017-09-12T15:22:12+00:00

A Fond Farewell

Sister Maria Heppler, OSB, Appointed Sub-Prioress of Mount St. Scholastica Sr. Maria Heppler celebrates over 35 years with Catholic Charities. Sr. Maria Heppler celebrates over 35 years with Catholic Charities. It's hard to say goodbye, especially when it comes to Sister Maria Heppler. Sister Maria, Director of the School Consultation Program, has been a [...]

A Fond Farewell 2017-09-14T09:17:42+00:00

Seminarian Offers Summer of Service

When he rolled up in his 1969 red Chevy Stepside, seminarian Andrew Gaffney had no idea what a summer internship at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas would entail - but he was excited to find out. Serving others just seems to be in his DNA. Andrew has prepared his whole young life for an opportunity [...]

Seminarian Offers Summer of Service 2017-08-29T09:45:24+00:00

Your Vote Could Help Us Win $10,000!

Click to Vote for Catholic Charities of NE Kansas We're excited to share some good news! We've been selected as a finalist for First National Bank's Community First Awards, putting us in the running to receive a $10,000 cash donation! In order to win, we need your help -- and you can give it from the comfort of [...]

Your Vote Could Help Us Win $10,000! 2017-08-30T14:51:46+00:00

Looking for a way to give back locally?

Looking for a way to give back to your Kansas City community? Join us in helping neighbors in need! We're seeking additional volunteers to serve in all four of our metro-area food pantries during business hours: 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, KS 1708 Steele Rd., Kansas City, KS 9806 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS [...]

Looking for a way to give back locally? 2017-08-08T15:07:58+00:00

Parish Volunteers Feed the Hungry

Volunteers from St. John Paul II help sort food at our Hope Distribution Center. Hunger doesn't take a vacation --and neither do our volunteers!   St. Michael the Archangel volunteers help distribute food. This summer, Catholic Charities has been blessed with the support of our volunteers from parishes across the archdiocese. [...]

Parish Volunteers Feed the Hungry 2017-08-25T18:07:48+00:00