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

In the News: Catholic Charities’ Financial Education Work in The Leaven

Panel participants — from left, Brenda Guilfoyle, Topeka Emergency Assistance Center manager; Sasheen Cutchlow, Kansas Loan Pool Project supervisor; Thomas Green, KLPP participant; and Jeanette Pryor, legislative assistant for Kansas Catholic Conference — take [...]

June 24, 2017|Financial Education, In the News|

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.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 [...]

Press Release: Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free

KANSAS CITY, KS – With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas provides free meals to children during the summer. [...]

Listen: Denise Ogilvie discusses Summer Food Program on “Shepherd’s Voice”

On the "Shepherd's Voice" podcast Archbishop Joseph Naumann interviews Denise Ogilvie, Vice President of Outreach and Grants Management with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, about our shared works of mercy and the need to remember the poor [...]

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 [...]