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


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

Another Unprecedented Year for Snow Ball 2022

The 48th Annual Snow Ball raised a record breaking $3,754,657 -- marking the fifth consecutive year that the event has raised over $3 million for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas! Guests celebrated in-person at the Overland Park [...]

Catholic Charities Helps Families Facing Homelessness

Sarah came to Catholic Charities as a last resort. She had lost her job due to COVID, and was evicted from her apartment. Experiencing homelessness meant she and her son sometimes stayed with friends and family. [...]

The Power Of Generosity

“So the word of the LORD came to him: Arise, go to Zarephath of Sidon and stay there. I have commanded a widow there to feed you. He arose and went to Zarephath. When he arrived [...]

Generosity of Parishes and Community Fill Plates and Hearts

Many of the families served by Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal last week thanks to the 2,743 turkeys; 1,285 meal kits; and over $11,000 generously donated by our parishes and several community partners. [...]

Program Highlight- Adoption Program

The adoption program is Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ founding program, and it is the foundation for helping those with infertility issues build their forever families. “We are inspired by faith, rooted in loved, and [...]

Uphold Human Rights for Every Person

With each right comes responsibility. Through the act of being responsible, one is able to be a good steward of the given right. The Catholic Social Teaching Principle on Rights and Responsibilities helps us to [...]

Helping Afghan Refugees in Kansas—Interview on “The Shepherd’s Voice”

Archbishop Naumann interviews Lauren Solidum, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, about the Catholic Church's  efforts to relocate Afghan refugees here in our community, and how people can help in this [...]

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. [...]