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

Ken Williams: Lent reminds us that Christ died for all of us

This article was originally posted on The Leaven and written by Ken Williams, President & CEO, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. When Jared walked into our emergency assistance center, we were his last choice. Unemployed, [...]

March 22, 2017|In the News|

Wyandotte Daily: Bishop Ward Students Serve Catholic Charities

On Friday, March 10, Bishop Ward held its first All School Service Day. All students embarked throughout the community to help serve various organizations and individuals in need. “Today was a great opportunity to put [...]

March 22, 2017|In the News, Volunteers|

Feast Magazine: New Roots CSA Signups Now Open in KC

BY APRIL FLEMING - March 6, 2017 New Roots for Refugees is a program managed by Catholic Charities and Cultivate KC that provides training and mentorship in small-scale farming for refugees who have been resettled [...]

March 8, 2017|In the News, Refugees & Immigrants|

KC Star: ‘Giving fatigue’ weighs on local charities in winter months

BY BETH LIPOFF | Special to The Star The decorations are down, and the festive food is long gone, but local charities are hoping Kansas City area residents will keep the holiday giving spirit. Although many [...]

February 20, 2017|Get Involved, In the News|

Watch: Snow Ball Video Highlights Agency Programs

This video presented to participants at the Snow Ball 2017 event held on January 21, 2017 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park shows the programs and services of Catholic Charities of Northeast [...]

January 30, 2017|Emergency Assistance, Video Report|

Watch: Snow Ball Honors Event Presidents

Snow Ball event presidents reflect on event planning, which is celebrating 43 years of life-changing programs at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas.

January 21, 2017|Get Involved, Video Report|

In the News: ‘KU Today’ Article Highlights Citizenship Program

This KU Today article on a researcher's and students' work highlights the Catholic Charities' citizenship program. KU researcher, students working with KC-area charities to educate new citizens LAWRENCE — Immigration has been a hot topic throughout the [...]

January 19, 2017|In the News, Refugees & Immigrants|

Watch: Snow Ball Talk on ‘KC Live’

Snow Ball Event Presidents, Jay and Lynn Reardon, along with Amelia Reyes, Director of Asset Development for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, give the scoop on this year's big fundraising event and what makes this [...]

January 18, 2017|Get Involved, Video Report|

In the News: Snow Ball Event Featured in The Leaven

The Leaven article on the Snow Ball fundraising event held January 21, 2017 features event committee members and the impact to the community. Charities annual fundraiser comes home to Kansas by Marc and Julie Anderson mjanderson@theleaven.org OVERLAND PARK [...]

January 17, 2017|Get Involved, In the News|

Audio: Ken Williams Discusses 60 Years of Catholic Charities Service

This in-depth discussion between Archbishop Joseph Naumann and Ken Williams, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, highlights our history, where we are now, and where we are going with our programs and [...]

January 10, 2017|Audio Report, In the News|