Breaking Bread Spring 2018 – Turnstyles Thrift Opens New Store

TurnStyles Thrift, a ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, celebrated the grand opening of its second Overland Park location. Fr. Jerry Volz, Pastor at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, blessed the store, which directs 100 percent of its proceeds to helping families in need. The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce conducted the ceremonial ribbon [...]

Breaking Bread Spring 2018 – Turnstyles Thrift Opens New Store2018-07-11T10:17:47+00:00

TurnStyles Thrift Opens at New Location

Ribbon Cutting & Open House Set for May 23rd (Overland Park, Kan.) –– TurnStyles Thrift, a volunteer driven ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, is hosting an open house on Wednesday, May 23rd from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at its new store located at 11310 West 135th Street, Overland Park, Kansas. Members of the [...]

TurnStyles Thrift Opens at New Location2018-05-10T10:48:55+00:00

Coming Soon: TurnStyles to Open Another Location

The New Year will bring a new location for another TurnStyles Thrift, as well as new volunteer opportunities! A more spacious store is scheduled to open for shopping in March. Situated in a small strip center at 11310 West 135th Street (135th & Nieman) in Overland Park, Kansas, it will replace the Olathe TurnStyles, which [...]

Coming Soon: TurnStyles to Open Another Location2018-01-17T14:17:19+00:00

Volunteers Help Carry Out the Mission of Catholic Charities

Each month, nearly  carry out the mission of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Our volunteers generously give both their time and talent in a variety of ways---from hosting food drives to sorting donations at TurnStyles to helping with English language classes or providing companionship and support as a Friendly Visitor or Catholic Community Hospice volunteer. [...]

Volunteers Help Carry Out the Mission of Catholic Charities2017-12-19T10:42:51+00:00

Donated Items Put to Good Use at TurnStyles Thrift Stores

Gently used items are donated daily to TurnStyles Thrift Stores. Thanks to these donations, individuals and families on a limited budget have an affordable place to shop.  Best of all, by shopping, they are impacting the lives of others who are struggling to make ends meet. TurnStyles is a volunteer-driven ministry of Catholic Charities of [...]

Donated Items Put to Good Use at TurnStyles Thrift Stores2018-07-09T11:56:19+00:00

‘May an angel guide your path’

PHOTO: Sisters Therese Bangert (left) and Judith Jackson, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, have been long-time friends and shared many life experiences – including one they didn’t realize until a later conversation. This article was written by Therese Horvat, Director of Communications for the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth and first appeared on the Sisters [...]

‘May an angel guide your path’2017-08-25T18:07:54+00:00

Latasha’s Hope Story: After the Fire

Latasha, a single mom of 2 kids, was referred to one of our local Emergency Assistance Centers (EACs) by the American Red Cross of Greater Kansas City. Her family had just lost everything due to a fire in her apartment complex. Latasha's had just moved into the apartment complex a few weeks prior to the [...]

Latasha’s Hope Story: After the Fire2017-06-26T22:10:23+00:00

Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes – SHOE KANSAS CITY

For nearly 20 years, Don and Leslie Nottberg have been in the business of providing customers with comfortable, quality shoes. They help clients replace shoes that don't properly fit their feet--or their needs. Soon they realized that when shoppers bought new shoes, their gently-used shoes oftentimes ended up taking space in the back of their [...]

Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes – SHOE KANSAS CITY2017-08-25T18:07:59+00:00

Turning Antiques into Dollars for Community Help

Visit the Mission Road Antique Mall and you may be surprised to find two booths (numbers 258 and 266) stocked with generous donations of furniture, pictures, paintings and home accessories from Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas' TurnStyles Thrift Store. TurnStyles' volunteers, including dock workers, sorters, and a pricing team, work together to gather unusual or [...]

Turning Antiques into Dollars for Community Help2017-08-25T18:07:59+00:00

Putting Your Heart and “Sole” into A Good Cause

Hope Hero Shout Out! Topeka resident, Jerry Hudgins, discovered a passion he could really put his heart and "sole" into.  After learning that a high percentage of local children, living below poverty level, lacked decent footwear, he looked for a way to fill a need.  That's when Sole Reason, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing [...]

Putting Your Heart and “Sole” into A Good Cause2016-08-03T18:37:22+00:00