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

A message from Lauren Solidum, President & CEO — 3.12.20

At Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and those we serve are of the utmost importance in fulfilling our mission. With the outbreak of COVID-19, each of our unique programs have developed and implemented sanitization processes and measures to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus. [...]

2020-03-17T14:44:47-05:00March 12, 2020|

Grant to Help Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Increase Awareness About Nutritional Program

Press Release: March 6, 2020 (Overland Park, KS) – Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas was awarded a $13,000 grant to increase awareness and assist eligible individuals and families, including seniors, with enrollment in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The grant, which is part of a nationwide effort to address hunger, was provided [...]

2020-03-09T14:05:02-05:00March 9, 2020|

Kansas Officials Show Support for Local Refugee Resettlement

(Overland Park, Kan.) – Governor Laura Kelly joined a bipartisan group of governors in sending a letter to President Trump expressing her willingness to continue welcoming refugees into Kansas communities. The announcement came in response to President Trump’s Executive Order 13888, which requires state and local consent. “We are grateful for the Governor’s continued [...]

2019-12-04T21:38:01-06:00December 4, 2019|

Taxes Filed FREE – VITA

Catholic Charities is offering a FREE tax preparation service to anyone with household income of $56,000 or less. IRS-certified volunteers will prepare your tax return at our offices. Appointments ONLY Tax preparation services available at the following locations and times: Leavenworth Tuesdays February 10th – April 10th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Call for appointment: [...]

2020-02-20T13:15:45-06:00January 24, 2019|

AT&T Supports Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas with Funding and Volunteer Hours

$5,000 Contribution and 400 Service Hours from AT&T Pioneers Will Support Books, Food, and Clothes for Rural Areas KANSAS CITY, Kan., Nov. 2, 2018 — AT&T Pioneers is contributing $5,000 to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. The funds will be used to stock the organization’s two Mobile Resource buses with books, food, and clothing for [...]

2018-11-14T17:15:04-06:00November 14, 2018|

Denise Ogilvie Lends Voice to Summer Food Issues

 A special shout-out to our own Denise Ogilvie, Vice President of Outreach and Grants Management, who testified before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. She discussed the vital role that the summer meals program plays in the lives of children not only in Kansas, but across the country. Denise shared that more [...]

2018-07-18T15:50:18-05:00July 18, 2018|

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 [...]

2018-06-15T08:05:30-05:00May 10, 2018|

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 [...]

2018-02-13T13:24:15-06:00February 13, 2018|