Hope Notes: Monthly Newsletter2019-07-31T15:36:35-05:00

Program Highlight

Browse an archive of news reports and articles about Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas.

COVID makes Snow Ball more vital than ever

by Carol Cowdrey Special to The Leaven In the summer of 2019, Craig and Karen Gaffney, parishioners of Holy Angels Church in Basehor, were invited to serve as presidents of the 47th annual Snow Ball [...]

Blessed To Be Part Of The Solution

Larry Pentlin, left, and Phil Goss of Midway Auto Parts, Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri, pose with some of the company’s trucks. Midway has been partnering with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and Catholic Charities [...]

Putting Love Into Action

After reading Refugee by Alan Gratz, eighth graders at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School wanted to get a better understanding about refugees. They reached out to Catholic Charities and connected with Melissa Lukes, from the [...]

Giving Thanks And Hope

Although many things have changed this year, our commitment for feeding the hungry remains the same. Every year, we distribute turkeys to those we serve with the hope that these individuals and families will be [...]

Families Rely More On The Hospice Team

    It has always been an honor for the Catholic Community Hospice team to care for patients at the end of life. It has become an even greater one now, as families are restricted [...]

Difficult Decision Made Out of Love

In August, we found ourselves working with two women contemplating adoption. The journey for each of them has been unique. One woman, Jane, reached out to us in the spring and has been wavering for [...]

Support Catholic Charities With Amazon Smile

Amazon Prime Day is coming up October 13-14! This is an opportunity to take advantage of some great online shopping deals, while supporting Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate [...]

Making Our Immigrant and Refugee Neighbors Feel Welcome

Welcome! One simple word that can mean so much. Our Refugee and Immigration Services team hosted “Welcoming Week,” as part of a national effort to bring together and build strong connections among immigrants, refugees and [...]

Starting The School Year Right

Returning to school looked a little different this year. Although some kids were starting back in-person, while others were doing classes virtually, one thing remained the same – all needed school supplies. Our Leavenworth Family [...]

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