June 2020—How You Can Help

We are always in need of volunteers! See all COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunities  Serve with us at two of our TurnStyles locations        TurnStyles 87th - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0844a5a82aa4f49-turnstyles        TurnStyles 135th - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0844A5A82AA4F49-turnstyles2 Assist at in the food pantry at our Hope Distribution Center        HDC sign-up - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0844a5a82aa4f49-staff Volunteer at one of our Family Support Centers        Topeka - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0844A5A82AA4F49-staff1        Olathe - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0844A5A82AA4F49-staff2        Overland Park [...]

June 2020—How You Can Help2020-06-29T14:57:48-05:00

All TurnStyles Locations Are Open!

Our three TurnStyles locations are all open for shopping! Currently, donations are only being accepted at our 87th street location. Furniture may only be dropped off on Wednesdays. TurnStyles is continuing to follow safety protocols recommended by the CDC to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers, and shoppers. We do highly recommend that all shoppers wear [...]

All TurnStyles Locations Are Open!2020-06-29T14:55:43-05:00

Help Drive Out Hunger in Our Community!

In the last several years, the Golf Classic's Fund-A-Need has successfully supported Catholic Charities' summer food initiatives. Typically, donations are down nearly 50% during those months, yet the need increases by 27% as kids are home for break. This year the circumstances are different , and the need for food is even greater. Due to COVID-19, many businesses [...]

Help Drive Out Hunger in Our Community!2020-06-29T14:52:30-05:00

Save the Date! Grace & Gratitude Rosary and Reflection Event

We invite you to join our Catholic Charities team in praying the Rosary with our mediation focusing on the Gospel of Matthew 25:35-36 and how the Corporal Works of Mercy are lived out with you through the work of Catholic Charities. We miss seeing each of you in person, but your presence is felt as we join together [...]

Save the Date! Grace & Gratitude Rosary and Reflection Event2020-06-29T14:52:52-05:00

10 Ways Catholic Charities is Making an Impact During the COVID-19 Pandemic (March-May 2020, Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQlA2x4dS4I&list=PLbwJM5ttcwOoXk7hO0I2XKgbUoqCvaMzZ&index=2&t=0sDuring COVID-19, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas made a commitment to keep serving. Priorities were shifted to our food, housing, and healthcare ministries. With our offices closed to the public, we offered drive-thru food distributions and accelerated our Kids Summer Food program to start months in advance; continued case management remotely; and conducted virtual financial [...]

10 Ways Catholic Charities is Making an Impact During the COVID-19 Pandemic (March-May 2020, Video)2020-06-29T14:47:14-05:00

Volunteer Stays as Others Leave Due to Pandemic (Feature from the Leaven)

Leaven Photo by Doug Hesse by Todd Habiger KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Ed Herman has seen the tears well up in people’s eyes and heard their heartfelt thank you as he hands groceries to those in need. That’s why, when the majority of Catholic Charities’ volunteers have left because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Herman [...]

Volunteer Stays as Others Leave Due to Pandemic (Feature from the Leaven)2020-06-23T13:43:26-05:00

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, [...]

Topeka Community Serves in Many Ways During COVID-192020-06-08T11:16:06-05:00

Navigating the Financial Impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to affect, not only the physical health, but the financial well-being of individuals and families in our community. Many are struggling as they try to figure out whether they are eligible for emergency paid sick leave or childcare subsidies. They have questions about what to do if they are unable to pay their [...]

Navigating the Financial Impact of COVID-192020-06-08T11:13:48-05:00

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 [...]

Family Serves Together to Help Neighbors in Need2020-06-08T11:19:42-05:00