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

In the news: Long road leads to new home, jobs for refugees

by Moira Cullings moira.cullings@theleaven.org OVERLAND PARK — They escaped violence, discrimination and relentless fear. They fled their homes and all they knew on only the hope of a better life. Now, the refugees at Aspire [...]

In the News: Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice Recognizes Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas

By Conrad Swanson May 1, 2017 When she answered her phone and heard that she had won an award recognizing her work in the community, Sara Taliaferro said she hung up. Then came the tears. [...]

May 1, 2017|Emergency Assistance, In the News|

In the News: Catholic Charities lawyer works for immigrants

Lawyer works to find legal avenues to citizenship for immigrants by Doug Weller Special to The Leaven Kansas City, Kan. — Talk in the nation’s capital of clamping down on illegal immigration and deporting people [...]

April 20, 2017|In the News, Refugees & Immigrants|

In the News: “Catholic Charities leaders push priorities with Congress on ‘Hill Day'”

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Four years ago, Ted Bergh was asking members of Congress to support food programs and comprehensive immigration reform, issues of deep concern to Catholic Charities of [...]

April 4, 2017|Emergency Assistance, In the News|

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|