Fidelis’ Hope Story

Fidelis' Hope Story Fidelis, a 36-year-old Army Veteran, was struggling to pay his rent and several of his other bills. He was employed as a recreational therapy assistant at St. John’s Hospital. Although he loved his job, he lacked the certification required to earn a livable wage. He turned to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Leavenworth [...]

Fidelis’ Hope Story2020-09-25T16:17:53-05:00

Walmart Grant — Hope Story During COVID-19

John, a single father of two came to one of our Family Support Centers for assistance after being laid off from his job because of COVID-19. He stated that this summer would be difficult for his family. Since John is not working, he is unable to provide for childcare, and is unsure how he [...]

Walmart Grant — Hope Story During COVID-192020-07-27T16:26:44-05:00

Farewell 2220 Central Ave!

Staff at our Central Office said farewell as they prepare for the new move to 600 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, Kansas! Our Central office closed today and services will resume except for the food pantry at our new location on Monday, June 29. The new location is easily accessible by bus, routes include 101, 102, [...]

Farewell 2220 Central Ave!2020-06-17T10:13:54-05:00

St. Rita Participant Sews Masks During COVID-19

Above: Liliane and her refugee apprentice sewing masks. Image from the video by Stellar Image Studios.Liliane, the woman in the video below by Stellar Image Studios, has recently started sewing masks as a way to keep her business, African Designs, running during the COVID-19 Crisis. She had just signed a lease on a new storefront [...]

St. Rita Participant Sews Masks During COVID-192020-06-17T08:46:30-05:00

We’re Moving!

We're Moving! Our ministries located at our Central location at 2220 Central Avenue are relocating to 600 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. Services Temporarily Closing Wednesday, June 17th Refugee & Immigration Services, La Luz Clinic and our Family Support Center and food pantry will be closed due to the move. Reopening Monday, June 29th Services, [...]

We’re Moving!2020-06-17T11:08:28-05:00

Giving Hope—A Call to Stewardship from Archbishop Naumann (Video)

GIVING HOPE... that will not disappoint. Please respond with a generous heart. - Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann This Pentecost, Archbishop Naumann and the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas gratefully acknowledges and thanks all who share their financial blessings in a spirit of stewardship. COVID-19 Distaster Relief Donation — Catholic Charities Ways to [...]

Giving Hope—A Call to Stewardship from Archbishop Naumann (Video)2020-05-29T13:03:13-05:00

Mass Food Distribution Continues During COVID-19 Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is committed to serving our neighbors in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite some changes to our process, we distributed food to over 1,900 individuals in March 2020 and again in April 2020 through our monthly Mass Food Distribution. The mobile food pantry ordinarily takes places outdoors, but [...]

Mass Food Distribution Continues During COVID-192020-05-19T12:07:17-05:00

Volunteer Opportunities During COVID-19

COVID-19 Information Volunteer Opportunities During COVID-19 As COVID-19 continues to affect our daily routines, our neighbors in need require our support more than ever. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas relies on our volunteers and supporters to help provide essential services to those in our 21-county service area.If you are healthy and do not have contact [...]

Volunteer Opportunities During COVID-192020-08-31T15:13:44-05:00

April 2020 HopeNotes

New Space Offers Greater Opportunities to Serve The heart of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has always been with the heart of those we serve. That’s why we are excited to announce that this summer our ministries located at 2220 Central Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas are moving to a building situated in downtown Kansas [...]

April 2020 HopeNotes2020-05-01T15:06:46-05:00

COVID-19 Financial Update

COVID-19 Financial Update Many people are worried about what happens if they are not able to work or pay their mortgage/rent and utility bills during COVID-19.Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has put together important information, below, for the community to use as a resource to better understand how COVID-19 may affect them financially. This information [...]

COVID-19 Financial Update2020-08-19T08:29:58-05:00