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

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|

Video: Quincy students donate food to Catholic Charities

Third-graders at Quincy Elementary School spent two weeks collecting 1,204 cans of food, equaling 525 pounds, for donation to Catholic Charities on Tuesday. The “Canmunity” collection project is part of the students’ social studies unit [...]

December 29, 2016|Video Report, Volunteer - Food Drives|

Refugee Programs Highlighted in National Catholic Register Article

This National Catholic Register article on refugees highlights how Catholic Charities organizations are helping refugees. Catholics Help Refugees Build New Lives, One Small Business at a Time Organizations around the country are helping refugees fulfill the [...]

December 29, 2016|In the News, Refugees & Immigrants|

Topeka Students Donate 1,204 Cans of Food

This Topeka Capital-Journal article on a student food drive in the Quincy Elementary School demonstrates how students are helping those in need. Reporter: Angela Deines. Quincy students donate 1,204 cans of food to Catholic Charities Nearly 100 percent [...]

December 27, 2016|In the News, Volunteer - Food Drives|