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


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

Refugee Community Sponsorship

HELPING OUR NEIGHBORS IN NEED! How You Can Make a Difference From our eNewsletter   Refugee Community Sponsorship: As part of a group, support refugees by choosing from a level of sponsorship: Level 1 (Housing Helper) - [...]

Grade School Answers the Call to Welcome the Stranger

Hope Hero Shout Out! St. Joseph Catholic School in Shawnee combined prayer with action during a week devoted to “Welcoming the Stranger.” After learning about Catholic Charities’ resettlement efforts for those arriving from Afghanistan, Fr. [...]

Work is Valuable and Dignifying

Almost every day we work. Work can take many forms and will look different from person to person. It is, however, a universal aspect of the human condition. We work. Throughout history, we have learned [...]

The Seemingly Simple Tasks Prove Challenging

A Story of Hope from our Pregnancy Counseling Program So many times and in so many circumstances, I feel I take for granted the ease with which I can accomplish a task – refilling a [...]

Volunteer Needs September 2021

How You Can Help Hy-Vee Store Captain: Saturdays only – once a month! Catholic Charities partners with four Johnson County Hy-Vee stores, who allow us to conduct food drives at their stores. Volunteer responsibilities include [...]

Give a Non-Cash Gift and Receive Tax Savings

Did you know you can enjoy tax savings from certain types of gifts even if you don’t itemize your taxes? Here are a few examples: Contributions of appreciated property like stocks, bonds, real estate or [...]

Drives Assist Families with Costly School Supplies

Hope Hero Shout-Out! Thanks to parishes and individual donors, kids across our 21 county service area returned to school in style. Once again, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Shawnee, and St John Paul II, Olathe, showed their [...]

Refugee Resettlement Program Needs Your Support!

Looking for some ways that you can help locally with the Afghanistan humanitarian crisis? Housing for refugees is an area of greatest need. If you are a landlord or are aware of available apartments or [...]

Refugee Welcoming Week

Welcoming Week is an annual series of events during one particular week in September when neighbors, newcomers, and long-time residents come together in a spirit of unity. Through Welcoming Week, organizations and communities bring together [...]