Viviano Variety Show a Huge Success

This November, over 850 attendees joined in a delightful evening of singing, dancing, comedy, and so much more. The 35th Annual Viviano Variety Show raised $55,000 to support the work of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Jerry Viviano (far left) presents a check of $55,000 to Lauren Solidum (Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas' CEO, [...]

Viviano Variety Show a Huge Success2019-11-26T14:55:28-06:00

Thanksgiving Turkey Donations Feed Body and Soul

Sixty years ago the average dinner time was 90 minutes. Today, it's less than 12 minutes. Food is so much more than nourishment for the body; sharing a meal can be nourishment for the soul, as well. But for some families who are struggling to put food on the table, the thought of gathering [...]

Thanksgiving Turkey Donations Feed Body and Soul2019-11-26T14:03:55-06:00

God is Present in Life and Death

Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to Thee, How great Thou art, how great Thou art. The hospice patient’s eyes welled with tears as everyone in the room joined the Catholic Community Hospice chaplain in singing the familiar hymn, “How Great Thou Art.” Singing, along with prayer and listening, is just a small [...]

God is Present in Life and Death2019-12-04T11:07:43-06:00

Adam’s Story—”I was not going to let my kids go without eating.”

A single dad of three and handed some pretty tough circumstances, Adam struggled to provide for his boys. Then he found Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Adam put his pride aside and discovered the potential for success he had all along. At Catholic Charities, we are grateful for the opportunity to walk this journey [...]

Adam’s Story—”I was not going to let my kids go without eating.”2019-11-26T11:38:22-06:00

November is National Adoption Month

In celebration, we share the story of one adoptive couple’s journey. This fall, an adoptive couple received some exciting news. There was a possibility of adopting a child within 24 hours. Unfortunately, that excitement led to disappointment when they did not end up getting chosen by the birth parents. But their story did not end there. [...]

November is National Adoption Month2019-11-26T11:05:33-06:00

Shop for the Holidays and Help a Neighbor in Need

Ways to Make a Difference When you select our Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to our organization. What a great way to shop for your loved ones and help your neighbors in need at the same time! Happy [...]

Shop for the Holidays and Help a Neighbor in Need2019-11-26T11:03:51-06:00

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Donate Your Car

Ways to Make a Difference.   Next year's car models are hitting the lots! There's never been a better time to donate your old one. Did you know that Catholic Charities accepts vehicles including cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, RVs, etc. – whether they’re running or not? You get to deduct the fair market value [...]

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Donate Your Car2019-11-25T09:32:42-06:00

The 7th Annual Gathering Reaps Bountiful Donations

Hope Hero Shout Out! Seven years ago, a group of women gathered together. Their mission: To help refugees in our community. From that meeting, their passion and commitment led to the birth of The Gathering, a ladies' event held each Fall to celebrate the New Roots for Refugees farmers and their season's harvest. This [...]

The 7th Annual Gathering Reaps Bountiful Donations2019-11-25T09:27:32-06:00

Reusable Bags Raise Funds for Catholic Charities

During the month of November, every time a Hy-Vee reusable bag is sold at the grocery store’s 95th & Antioch location in Overland Park, Kansas, Catholic Charities will receive a $1 donation! The bags are located on displays around the store and at the check-out. The Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program is one that facilitates community [...]

Reusable Bags Raise Funds for Catholic Charities2019-11-25T09:25:41-06:00

Program Delivers Education & Support to Pregnant Moms

A healthy pregnancy is one of the best ways to promote a healthy birth. For some expectant women, however, access to prenatal care is not always an option. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has been working to help expectant mothers overcome healthcare barriers through its Pregnancy Maintenance Initiative (PMI) program. It is available to [...]

Program Delivers Education & Support to Pregnant Moms2019-11-05T09:42:32-06:00