Hope Notes: Monthly Newsletter2021-09-30T11:05:14-05:00

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Browse an archive of e-newsletter stories from Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas.

A Christmas Message from Lauren Solidum, President & CEO

The challenges that many families experience today are similar to those that Mary and Joseph faced on their journey to Bethlehem. Families in need are searching for hospitality; someone to welcome them and treat them with [...]

Ways to Give This Holiday Season

This Christmas, we lift up our hearts with gratitude for generous donors such as yourself. Your compassion, kindness, and trust in our mission enables us to put love into action and fund over 30+ programs [...]

An Advent Reflection

Only a few more weeks until we get to celebrate the “reason for the season”, our hope, that is our Savior, Jesus Christ. This beautiful season of Advent is an invitation from the Church to [...]

Skills Mismatch — a Root Cause of Poverty

by Lauren Solidum Special to The Leaven "The strong job market isn’t benefiting all Americans," according to an article by McKinsey & Company. It illustrates a point that is incredibly necessary to understand as we [...]

A Unique Opportunity to Help a Child in Need

Since 1956, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has provided Adoption services as a state-licensed child placing agency. We work with expectant mothers and married couples to place babies with their forever families. This fiscal year, [...]

14th Annual STA Food Drive Raises Critical Funds & Donations

For over a decade Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School has organized an annual canned food drive benefiting Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. All donations go towards re-stocking our Hope Distribution Center warehouse, which supplies [...]

Year-Round Healthy Meals for Children

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Kids Summer Food Program (KSF) may be more widely known throughout our agency for distributing and delivering free meals to children. But nutritious meals for children are available year-round through [...]

Thanksgiving Turkey Drives Feed Families in Need

Over 2,500 frozen turkeys and holiday trimmings are expected to be collected for families this Thanksgiving, thanks to the generosity of community partners, parishes across the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, and the wealth [...]