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|

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Featured on Archbishop Naumann’s Podcast

Denise Ogilvie, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Chief Mission Officer, was interviewed by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann on his podcast, The Shepherd’s Voice. Denise shared with the Archbishop how Catholics can give back, get involved and make tangible the love of Christ through community support and volunteerism, including participation in our upcoming 42nd Annual Ben & Betty Zarda [...]

2023-04-26T11:57:35-05:00April 26, 2023|

A Lenten Reflection

We are now several weeks into Lent and all of our hearts may be at a different place during this spiritual pilgrimage to Easter. Some are in the midst of suffering and wondering when it will end, some are daily uniting their cross to Christ, some are in need encouragement that they can start their [...]

2023-03-17T09:22:50-05:00March 17, 2023|

An Advent Reflection

Only a few more weeks until we get to celebrate the “reason for the season”, our hope, that is our Savior, Jesus Christ. This beautiful season of Advent is an invitation from the Church to set aside time to prepare our hearts to ponder the mystery of the incarnation – or moment when the Word [...]

2022-12-14T13:33:38-06:00December 14, 2022|

School Serve Projects Impact Families in Need

Hope Hero Shout-Out School may be out, but students are still impacting neighbors in need. This academic year, eight Catholic grade schools dedicated a day to help those served by Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. The students, with help from their families, collected items most needed by Catholic Charities’ programs. They generously arrived at school [...]

2022-07-05T21:54:58-05:00June 29, 2022|

Drives Assist Families with Costly School Supplies

Hope Hero Shout-Out! Thanks to parishes and individual donors, kids across our 21 county service area returned to school in style. Once again, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Shawnee, and St John Paul II, Olathe, showed their support and investment in the education of kids in our community through their back-to-school drives. In addition to parish support, we [...]

2021-09-30T11:08:32-05:00September 30, 2021|

School Serve Days at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas (CCUSA Feature)

Feature from Catholic Charities USA Magazine Students learn about Catholic Social Teaching and then practice it: School Serve Days at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas By David Werning, Managing Editor of CCUSA Magazine St. Paul asks the Romans a rhetorical question: “How can people believe in Jesus if they haven’t heard of him?” (See Rom 10:14). [...]

2021-04-27T10:33:54-05:00April 27, 2021|