St. Michael’s Students Pay-it-Forward

Check out this awesome story! St. Michael’s second graders participated in a classroom project to raise money for Catholic Charities. In addition, their teacher nominated Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas for FOX 4’s Pay-it- Forward segment. We are so thankful and blessed for St. Michael’s donation, and for nominating Catholic Charities!

St. Michael’s Students Pay-it-Forward2019-05-30T11:01:49-05:00

Breaking Bread Spring 2018 – Volunteers Serve with Hands and Heart

It’s not surprising to find Mark and Patty Couch in an upstairs area at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Hope Distribution Center. They are busy inventorying, packaging and moving furniture and household items as the resettlement program prepares for the arrival of a new refugee family. “Setting up and moving furniture in for refugees has [...]

Breaking Bread Spring 2018 – Volunteers Serve with Hands and Heart2018-07-11T10:51:56-05:00

Laura’s Hope Story: Settling In

Laura is the mother of five children. Her husband is currently incarcerated and is not due to be released for at least two years. She had a hard time keeping up with bills while trying to juggle a job and taking care of her kids. She ended up losing her job because her car had [...]

Laura’s Hope Story: Settling In2018-05-21T09:33:30-05:00

Fran’s Hope Story: Tax Help

The holidays were a little brighter for Fran and her family. Fran, is a widowed mother of two. She is currently unable to maintain a job due to severe migraines and is living solely on her family’s survivor benefits from the death of her husband. Fran came to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas looking for [...]

Fran’s Hope Story: Tax Help2017-12-21T15:40:48-05:00

Kids Summer Food Program Expands

As the end of the school year draws near, many parents are starting to feel anxious. The school lunch programs they relied on to help feed their children for the last nine months, soon will take a break. “More and more families turn to our food pantries during those summer months,” says Nickie Daneke, LMSW, [...]

Kids Summer Food Program Expands2017-08-25T18:07:52-05:00

Transportation Improves Aspire Cleaning Service

Thanks to Phil Smith and the Bishop Sullivan Center staff for quickly finding a reliable, great condition car for our new social enterprise, Aspire Cleaning Service. This car will get our crew safely to and fro our cleaning clients' locations. Thank you, Bishop Sullivan Center! (photo: Phil Smith, right, with Hadi, Cleaning Crew Lead with [...]

Transportation Improves Aspire Cleaning Service2017-08-25T18:07:55-05:00

Column: Catholic Charities serves up necessities with hospitality, hope

This article was originally posted on The Leaven Ken Williams  “There’s no room at the inn.” “The guest room is full.” “We have no place for you to stay.” Imagine, after a long and tiresome journey, not having a place to lay your weary head.  Joseph and a very pregnant Mary had been turned away [...]

Column: Catholic Charities serves up necessities with hospitality, hope2017-08-25T18:08:01-05:00