The press releases and statements listed include recent items for area news organizations.

37th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

TAKES A SWING AT HUNGER (Overland Park, Kan.) – When golfers hit the links at the 37th Annual Ben & Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic on Monday, May 14tth at Lake Quivira Country Club, they’ll be doing more than enjoying an afternoon of play. They’ll be helping Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas raise funds [...]

37th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic2018-06-15T08:05:30+00:00

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Relocates Lawrence Office

--Ribbon Cutting & Open House Set for February 8-- Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is hosting a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, February 8th, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm, in celebration of its newly relocated Lawrence Emergency Assistance Center (EAC). The office, which was previously located at 1247 Kentucky Street, has moved just [...]

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Relocates Lawrence Office2018-02-13T13:24:15+00:00

Lawrence Office Relocation

(Lawrence, Kan.) – – Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is hosting a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, February 8th, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm, in celebration of its newly relocated Lawrence Emergency Assistance Center (EAC). The office, which was previously located at 1247 Kentucky Street, has moved just east of Iowa to 1525 [...]

Lawrence Office Relocation2018-02-05T16:13:58+00:00

Press Release: Catholic Charities’ Mobile Resource Bus to Serve Emporia Community

(Overland Park, Kan.) -- Beginning Wednesday, August 2nd, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas will serve Lyon County residents through its Mobile Resource Bus. The bus, equipped with basic essentials including food and clothing, will be parked at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, 205 S. Lawrence, from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm., twice a month. A case [...]

Press Release: Catholic Charities’ Mobile Resource Bus to Serve Emporia Community2017-08-25T18:07:52+00:00

Statement: Concerning the Executive Order – ‘Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry’

STATEMENT – JANUARY 30, 2017 Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas Statement on behalf of The Archdiocese and Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is reviewing the impact of President Trump’s executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry Into The United States,” on its own [...]

Statement: Concerning the Executive Order – ‘Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry’2017-08-25T18:07:54+00:00

Press Release: Snow Ball – New Venue, Same Great Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2017 Contact: Zena Weist, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas 913.433.2045 zweist@catholiccharitiesks.org OVERLAND PARK, KS – The Overland Park Convention Center will be the new site for this year’s 43rd Annual Snow Ball benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas. Lynn and Jay Reardon are the Presidents for the established black-tie gala, [...]

Press Release: Snow Ball – New Venue, Same Great Celebration2017-08-25T18:07:54+00:00

Seaboard Foods ends year with meat donation to Catholic Charities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Eaheart, APR (913) 261-2621 david_eaheart@seaboardfoods.com More than 300,000 servings of pork donated throughout the year to charitable organizations MERRIAM, Kan. (Dec. 29, 2016) — Seaboard Foods ended the year by donating 6,600 pounds of seasoned fresh pork and bacon to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas that will provide nearly 30,000 [...]

Seaboard Foods ends year with meat donation to Catholic Charities2017-08-25T18:07:54+00:00

Saint Thomas Aquinas Students Continue to Show They CAN Do it!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Zena Weist, Director of Marketing (Overland Park, Kan.) -- Just as the shelves were growing bare at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Hope Distribution food warehouse, Saint Thomas Aquinas High School students did it again.  They brought in an incredible 93,624 cans through their CANsas [...]

Saint Thomas Aquinas Students Continue to Show They CAN Do it!2017-08-25T18:07:55+00:00

Food rescue program tips the scales at one million pounds!

(Overland Park, Kan.) -- One million pounds. That’s $1.7 million worth of perishable food that area grocery stores have donated to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ food rescue program, since its start nearly two years ago. It wouldn’t have been possible without the help of 48 volunteer drivers who have logged over 2,000 hours to [...]

Food rescue program tips the scales at one million pounds!2017-08-25T18:07:55+00:00

Central National Bank Donates $5,000 to Benefit Catholic Charities

(Topeka, Kansas) - This afternoon Central National Bank presented a check for $5,000 to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas to support the Kansas Loan Pool Project (KLPP) in the Topeka area. The program is designed to help individuals get out from under the cloud of Payday Lenders. It has been successful in the Kansas City area, [...]

Central National Bank Donates $5,000 to Benefit Catholic Charities2017-08-25T18:07:55+00:00