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Stories of the success and struggles of Catholic Charities of NE Kansas

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Relocates Lawrence Office

--Ribbon Cutting & Open House Set for February 8-- Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is hosting a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, February 8th, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm, in celebration of its newly relocated Lawrence Emergency Assistance Center (EAC). The office, which was previously located at 1247 Kentucky Street, has moved just [...]

February 13, 2018|In the News, Press Releases|

Lawrence Office Relocation

(Lawrence, Kan.) – – Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is hosting a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, February 8th, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm, in celebration of its newly relocated Lawrence Emergency Assistance Center (EAC). The office, which was previously located at 1247 Kentucky Street, has moved just east of Iowa to 1525 [...]

February 5, 2018|Emergency Assistance, In the News, Press Releases|

Press Release: Catholic Charities’ Mobile Resource Bus to Serve Emporia Community

(Overland Park, Kan.) -- Beginning Wednesday, August 2nd, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas will serve Lyon County residents through its Mobile Resource Bus. The bus, equipped with basic essentials including food and clothing, will be parked at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, 205 S. Lawrence, from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm., twice a month. A case [...]

Statement: Concerning the Executive Order – ‘Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry’

STATEMENT – JANUARY 30, 2017 Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas Statement on behalf of The Archdiocese and Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is reviewing the impact of President Trump’s executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry Into The United States,” on its own [...]

January 30, 2017|Press Releases, Refugees & Immigrants|

Press Release: Snow Ball – New Venue, Same Great Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2017 Contact: Zena Weist, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas 913.433.2045 zweist@ccnek.flywheelsites.com OVERLAND PARK, KS – The Overland Park Convention Center will be the new site for this year’s 43rd Annual Snow Ball benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas. Lynn and Jay Reardon are the Presidents for the established black-tie gala, [...]

January 4, 2017|Press Releases|

Seaboard Foods ends year with meat donation to Catholic Charities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Eaheart, APR (913) 261-2621 david_eaheart@seaboardfoods.com More than 300,000 servings of pork donated throughout the year to charitable organizations MERRIAM, Kan. (Dec. 29, 2016) — Seaboard Foods ended the year by donating 6,600 pounds of seasoned fresh pork and bacon to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas that will provide nearly 30,000 [...]

December 29, 2016|Press Releases|

Saint Thomas Aquinas Students Continue to Show They CAN Do it!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Zena Weist, Director of Marketing (Overland Park, Kan.) -- Just as the shelves were growing bare at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Hope Distribution food warehouse, Saint Thomas Aquinas High School students did it again.  They brought in an incredible 93,624 cans through their CANsas [...]

November 21, 2016|Press Releases|

Food rescue program tips the scales at one million pounds!

(Overland Park, Kan.) -- One million pounds. That’s $1.7 million worth of perishable food that area grocery stores have donated to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ food rescue program, since its start nearly two years ago. It wouldn’t have been possible without the help of 48 volunteer drivers who have logged over 2,000 hours to [...]

November 7, 2016|Press Releases|