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

Watch: A Look into Aspire Cleaning Service

Aspire Cleaning Service, a social enterprise and ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, is one of our social enterprises which is providing stable employment and above average wages to those with barriers to employment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Q7wHL0wzis&feature=youtu.be&a [...]

August 15, 2017|Aspire Cleaning Service, Video Report|

Press Release: Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Welcomes Heather Harper to Leadership Team

(Overland Park, Kan.) – Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas (CCNEK) announced today that Heather Harper, an experienced development professional with a history of running successful fundraising events, has joined the organization’s leadership team as Vice [...]

August 7, 2017|In the News, Press Releases|

KCPT’s Take Note Discusses Summer Meal Programs and Childhood Hunger

Summer Meal Programs Work, But ... Key Is Addressing Underlying Causes Of Hunger by Dawn Bormann Novascone   |   Jul 17, 2017 The quest to address childhood hunger in the Kansas City region unites [...]

August 1, 2017|In the News, Kids Summer Food Program|

In the News: Moving the Needle for Women at Risk

Liliane Lemani is one of six seamstresses who will be in the first graduating class from Rightfully Sewn. Lemani, who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo, begins work two days later at Arrow [...]

June 24, 2017|In the News, Refugees & Immigrants|

Deacon Jim Lavin Discusses Catholic Hospice in The Leaven

Deacon Jim Lavin offers comfort to hospice patients at Villa St. Francis in Olathe. Deacon Lavin serves as a chaplain with Catholic Community Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Despite the [...]

June 24, 2017|Hospice Care, In the News|

Tony Funk Selected as CFO of the Year by KC Business Journal

Team player: Catholic Charities has a solid and committed base of donors, volunteers and board members. Without them, our jobs would be manifestly more difficult. Our staff members not only have the skills and experience [...]

June 24, 2017|In the News|

Jasmine Baudler Discusses Refugee Resettlement on 90.9 The Bridge Radio

On 90.9 The Bridge radio Jasmine Baudler, Aspire Cleaning Service Manager, discusses refugee resettlement and the opportunities provided to recently settled refugees through the Aspire Cleaning Service company. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO REPORT: https://catholiccharitiesks.org/wp-content/uploads/ccnek-world-refugee-day-2017-jasmine-baudler-1.mp3

The Holton Recorder: Catholic Charities feeds more than 60 kids in Holton

By Ali Holcomb Jun. 21, 2017 in The Holton Recorder More than 60 area children are currently being fed a free lunch in Holton each day as part of a volunteer lunch program through Catholic [...]

June 22, 2017|In the News, Kids Summer Food Program|

In the News: Sr. Jane Falke Shares Personal Insights in ‘Global Sisters Report’ Blog

The bread of life, daily by Jane Falke Jun. 1, 2017 in The Global Sisters Report I stand at the counter in the lobby of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. I am the receptionist, gatekeeper, and [...]

June 2, 2017|In the News|

WATCH: KSHB-TV Report on Kids Summer Food Program

OVERLAND PARK, KS - More than 42 million Americans live in what’s considered a food insecure household. That means at some point during the month, there will not be enough food to eat at home. That’s [...]