Regina’s Hope Story: La Luz, My Light

My name is Regina and this is my hope story. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas recently came to the high school where I work as an interpreter. They were sharing with the students and their families about all the ways Catholic Charities might be able to help them or their neighbors. As I was helping [...]

Regina’s Hope Story: La Luz, My Light 2017-12-11T10:24:10+00:00

The 5th Annual Gathering Garners Record Support

Five years ago a group of women with a passion for helping refugees in the community came together with a plan. From that meeting, "The Gathering" was born. The Gathering is a ladies event held each Fall to celebrate the New Roots for Refugees farmers and their season's harvest. More than 130 guests attended The Gathering [...]

The 5th Annual Gathering Garners Record Support 2017-11-08T14:11:49+00:00

Refugee Children Learn about American Schools

Starting a new school can be difficult for anyone. It’s especially challenging for refugee children who must become familiar with another country’s school rules and culture. To help get the children ready for school in America, Catholic Charities’ Refugee and Immigration Services offered a four day, back-to-school camp. Twenty-eight students attended, with the majority being [...]

Refugee Children Learn about American Schools 2017-10-30T09:59:36+00:00

Listen: Attorney Greg Boles, La Luz Immigration Clinic

Archbishop Naumann interviews attorney, Greg Boles, about La Luz Immigration Clinic, a legal advice ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas on the latest episode of The Shepherd’s Voice. La Luz provides inexpensive professional legal services to low-income, foreign-born individuals and their families. The Shepherd’s Voice airs on KEXS 1090 AM, Sunday at 8:30 am, [...]

Listen: Attorney Greg Boles, La Luz Immigration Clinic 2017-09-07T15:16:10+00:00

Press Release: Aspire Cleaning Service Marks One Year Anniversary 

(Kansas City, Kan.) -- One year ago, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas launched Aspire Cleaning Service, a full-service, bonded and insured commercial cleaning company. The company, however, is committed to doing more than cleaning office spaces. It’s a social enterprise that provides meaningful employment for vulnerable or underemployed individuals. “We invest in Aspire’s employees by [...]

Press Release: Aspire Cleaning Service Marks One Year Anniversary  2017-10-11T12:38:43+00:00

In the News: Moving the Needle for Women at Risk

Liliane Lemani is one of six seamstresses who will be in the first graduating class from Rightfully Sewn. Lemani, who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo, begins work two days later at Arrow Fabricare. Three individuals that we serve through our Refugee and Immigration Services programs graduated from Rightfully Sewn this past weekend and [...]

In the News: Moving the Needle for Women at Risk 2017-08-25T18:07:48+00:00

Jasmine Baudler Discusses Refugee Resettlement on 90.9 The Bridge Radio

On 90.9 The Bridge radio Jasmine Baudler, Aspire Cleaning Service Manager, discusses refugee resettlement and the opportunities provided to recently settled refugees through the Aspire Cleaning Service company. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO REPORT: https://catholiccharitiesks.org/wp-content/uploads/ccnek-world-refugee-day-2017-jasmine-baudler-1.mp3

Jasmine Baudler Discusses Refugee Resettlement on 90.9 The Bridge Radio 2017-07-19T19:50:31+00:00

Safiya’s Hope Story: A Healthy Start

Hi, my name is Safiya and this is my hope story… After arriving in January, my son was suffering from several health problems including cerebral palsy and digestive problems that prevented him from eating solid food and often getting sick after eating. Once we arrived, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas took us to Children's Mercy [...]

Safiya’s Hope Story: A Healthy Start 2017-06-26T21:59:46+00:00