‘TWAS THE WEEKS BEFORE CHRISTMAS

It’s that time of year when the temperature drops down and the tree goes up. It’s twinkling lights and jingle bells. It’s when children across the globe hang their stockings and carefully pen their wish list. It can be a magical time of the year. But, for families struggling financially, Christmas can also be an [...]

‘TWAS THE WEEKS BEFORE CHRISTMAS2018-12-19T10:26:15+00:00

CELEBRATING THOSE WHO SERVE OTHERS

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas serves families in need over a half a million times each year. This wouldn’t be possible without the dedication of over 1,600 volunteers each month. Our volunteers not only provide a much-needed extra pair of hands, but they allow our agency on a whole to offer compassionate services to people [...]

CELEBRATING THOSE WHO SERVE OTHERS2018-12-19T10:21:12+00:00

(TURKEYS + TRIMMINGS) + VOLUNTEER ARMY = THANKSGIVING BLESSINGS

Employees at Creative Planning, Inc. are used to helping others prepare for their financial future. But Saturday, November 17, they put aside the calculators and portfolios to help others prepare for Thanksgiving -- by making sure they have food on their table. Led by Peter and Veronica Mallouk, the wealth management company generously donated 500 [...]

(TURKEYS + TRIMMINGS) + VOLUNTEER ARMY = THANKSGIVING BLESSINGS2018-11-20T17:06:23+00:00

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: New TurnStyles Thrift Store Opens!

You’ve heard the saying: good things come in threes. TurnStyles Thrift, a ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, is counting on that with the opening of its third store at 5304 Martway in Mission, Kansas. Unlike the two Overland Park locations, the new store exclusively offers clothing and accessories such as shoes, scarves and [...]

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: New TurnStyles Thrift Store Opens!2018-11-16T13:56:04+00:00

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 [...]

AT&T Supports Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas with Funding and Volunteer Hours2018-11-14T17:15:04+00:00

Catholic Charities Resource Bus Brings Hope to Rural Communities

by Jan Dixon Special to The Leaven MOUND CITY — Neighbors helping neighbors. That’s what was happening when the Catholic Charities Resource Bus parked in the lot of Sacred Heart Parish here recently. And it’s what happens every Tuesday and Thursday when the Resource Bus takes goods and services to the rural communities of the [...]

Catholic Charities Resource Bus Brings Hope to Rural Communities2018-10-15T11:10:02+00:00

Breaking Bread Spring 2018 – Earthly Angels Provide Comfort at the End of Life’s Journey

Although it can be hard to accept, death is a stage in all of our lives. Through the Angel Vigil program, Catholic Community Hospice provides around-the-clock bedside volunteers, so that patients and their family members don't have to go through these final hours alone. Catholic Community Hospice Volunteer Director, Bonnie Krause, provides training to those [...]

Breaking Bread Spring 2018 – Earthly Angels Provide Comfort at the End of Life’s Journey2018-07-11T10:42:35+00:00

Share the Journey: St. Agnes Rams Reaching Out Day

 For the fourth straight year, over 300 students at St. Agnes Catholic School dedicated a day of service, Rams Reaching Out Day, to benefit the many ministries of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Divided among the 21+ programs at Catholic Charities, a large group of students sorted over 1600 lbs of food at the Hope Distribution [...]

Share the Journey: St. Agnes Rams Reaching Out Day2018-05-03T13:54:16+00:00

Ken Williams: Volunteer Opportunities Equal Love in Action

This article was originally posted on The Leaven and written by Ken Williams, President & CEO, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. As a kid, Lent meant depriving myself of some tasty treat or television program. Sacrificial? Yes. Satisfying? Not always. As an adult, I grew to love the Lenten season. I found that, while denying [...]

Ken Williams: Volunteer Opportunities Equal Love in Action2018-04-19T10:35:10+00:00

Donate Your Car for a Greener Earth

Download Car Donation for a Greener Earth PDF. Find out everything you need to know about donating your car to help local families in need through Catholic Charities on our Cars4KC website.

Donate Your Car for a Greener Earth2018-04-19T09:55:36+00:00