Support Catholic Charities With Amazon Smile

Amazon Prime Day is coming up October 13-14! This is an opportunity to take advantage of some great online shopping deals, while supporting Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to our agency year-round, with no fees or added costs to you. To sign up go [...]

Support Catholic Charities With Amazon Smile2020-09-29T09:51:03-05:00

Making Our Immigrant and Refugee Neighbors Feel Welcome

Welcome! One simple word that can mean so much. Our Refugee and Immigration Services team hosted “Welcoming Week,” as part of a national effort to bring together and build strong connections among immigrants, refugees and long-time residents. Due to the pandemic, the event shifted from being in person to a drive-thru style event held at [...]

Making Our Immigrant and Refugee Neighbors Feel Welcome2020-09-29T09:30:27-05:00

Starting The School Year Right

Returning to school looked a little different this year. Although some kids were starting back in-person, while others were doing classes virtually, one thing remained the same – all needed school supplies. Our Leavenworth Family Support Center was able to bring smiles to 174 children in need through its annual school supply drive. Leavenworth is [...]

Starting The School Year Right2020-09-29T09:31:14-05:00

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas to Take Refugee Entrepreneurs to the Next Level

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is a recipient of the prestigious Heartland Challenge Grant awarded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Only 17 organizations from across a four state region were selected to receive the grant, designed to improve business prospects for entrepreneurs with traditionally difficult access to financing gatekeepers. The Heartland Challenge grantees will [...]

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas to Take Refugee Entrepreneurs to the Next Level2020-09-29T09:10:46-05:00

New Wyandotte Family Support Center Is A Blessing!

https://youtu.be/cJcRropcy3M This summer, we said goodbye to our building at 2220 Central and moved several of our ministries to 600 Minnesota, in the heart of downtown KCK. Fr. Mark Mertes, Pastor at St. Patrick Catholic Church, recently blessed the new building, which is located on a city bus route and in close proximity to many [...]

New Wyandotte Family Support Center Is A Blessing!2020-09-29T08:51:30-05:00

Legacy Of Giving

Are you aware of all the benefits of charitable giving? Hear from Gary Pratt, Senior Director of Development at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, who was a guest on The Guided Retirement Show with Dean Barber of Barber Financial Group. He gives insight on charitable giving and how you can use your IRA to give a tax-free [...]

Legacy Of Giving2020-09-29T09:34:29-05:00

Donate to Cars4KC

If you have a vehicle that you don’t want anymore-- in any condition, anywhere in the U.S.-- please consider donating it to Cars4KC. You’ll avoid the hassle of trying to trade, sell, or junk it, and you can get a tax deduction that may REDUCE your tax burden this year. Plus, when you donate your [...]

Donate to Cars4KC2020-08-31T11:08:57-05:00

A Tribute To Ben and Betty Zarda

This year we said goodbye to our beloved founders of our Golf Classic, Ben and Betty Zarda. For nearly 40 years, this Golf Classic meant the world to them, and has raised more than $3 million for Catholic Charities. While we mourn with heavy hearts, we turn to our faith and take comfort in [...]

A Tribute To Ben and Betty Zarda2020-08-31T15:20:13-05:00

The Ben and Betty Zarda Family 39th Annual Golf Classic

It was a day that founder Ben Zarda, along with his wife Betty, looked forward to every year for the last 39 years – the Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas. Monday's event would have brought them great joy as 120 golfers hit the course at [...]

The Ben and Betty Zarda Family 39th Annual Golf Classic2020-08-31T10:28:35-05:00