Bill’s Hope Story: Prayers Are Answered

Bill is a 54-year-old single male. Life was good until his chronic health issue of diabetes overtook his life. He found himself needing weekly dialysis, and without savings, he no longer had the luxury of choosing between paying his rent or paying for his ​much-needed medical care. Eventually, he was evicted from his long-term rental [...]

2022-01-20T08:05:54-06:00January 20, 2022|

Mediatrice’s Hope Story (New Roots for Refugees)

Mediatrice's Story Mediatrice is a first-year farmer in the New Roots for Refugees program. is from Africa. It is the place where she learned about farming. It is also where she became a refugee.Originally from Burundi, Mediatrice and her family lived in a refugee camp in Tanzania. She was resettled by Catholic Charities of Northeast [...]

2021-08-23T13:29:00-05:00August 18, 2021|

Catholic Charities Volunteer ‘Makes it Fun for the Team’

Feature from The Leaven by Moira Cullings July 2, 2021 Above: Paul Monahan loads donations to Catholic Charities into the back of a Catholic Charities van during a recent food drive at Hy-Vee on 95th and Antioch in Overland Park. LEAVEN PHOTO BY JOE CORY OVERLAND PARK — When shoppers arrive at Hy-Vee on 95th and Antioch [...]

2021-07-21T15:37:41-05:00July 21, 2021|

Walmart Grant- Sam’s Hope Story

Sam is a 27-year-old Army Veteran and single dad who made an appointment at one our Family Support Centers last month for a homeless screening. When Sam met with a case manager, he explained that since he lost his job as a private contractor due to COVID-19, he and his two young sons had been [...]

2020-09-28T16:20:48-05:00September 28, 2020|