Help us Combat Childhood Hunger this Summer!

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas' Kids Summer Food program is gearing up to provide summer meals to children in 26 local and rural communities across northeast Kansas. Volunteer responsibilities include: Setting-up and cleaning-up of meal areas Distributing meals to children and adults Tracking meal counts Participating in activities with kids to encourage attendance Informing library [...]

2023-05-17T13:35:17-05:00May 17, 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|

Volunteers Are the Hands and Feet of Christ

by Lauren Solidum Special to The Leaven April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Throughout this time, we have been celebrating the thousands of volunteers who have walked through the doors of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas! A volunteer, by definition, is a person who freely takes part in an activity without the promise of compensation for [...]

2023-05-17T13:25:38-05:00April 28, 2023|

Take a Swing at Winning a Fabulous Raffle Prize

Next month's 42nd Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic Raffle is now open! If you are unable to join this year's event, you can still participate in our super raffle that supports Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas summer food initiatives, including our Kids Summer Food program. Prizes include an autographed Chiefs football, a [...]

2023-04-27T14:35:40-05:00April 27, 2023|

Thank You for Participating in Our Lenten Challenge!

We are thankful for the generosity and volunteerism we receive on a daily basis at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, but we would like to give a special shout-out to the individuals and families that volunteered with us throughout this Lenten season! Please watch this short video to hear a special message from our President [...]

2023-04-27T14:35:36-05:00April 27, 2023|

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Receives 40,000 Pound Food Donation

“We serve our neighbors, of all faiths, through Help, Hope and Hospitality” is the mission of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Last month, another religious organization joined us in our mission. On March 1, we received an immensely generous donation from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They shipped approximately 40,000 pounds of [...]

2023-04-27T14:34:59-05:00April 27, 2023|

Are You Ready to Transform Our Community?

Our volunteers and donors make possible our mission of help, hope and hospitality. There are many ways that you can help us serve our brothers and sisters in need: Experience Take a bus tour of program sites Schedule an individual visit Coordinate a “Lunch & Learn” with your school or workplace Serve Volunteer in one [...]

2023-04-27T14:34:28-05:00April 27, 2023|

Volunteer Appreciation Month

“Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave. Just so, the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mt. 20:26-28 April is National Volunteer Month, [...]

2023-04-27T14:35:26-05:00April 27, 2023|