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Category Archives: Newsletter

Giving From the Heart

By Chris Ice When you give of your time, talent & treasure, God is seen through you. In June, we held our Outpace Poverty walk, fun run, and family festival at Frank A. Theis Park in Kansas City. The support we received from so many sponsors, volunteers and participants was wonderful and the weather was…
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Save your Energy

By Kisha Thomas Too many households in our community do not get a reprieve from the heat. It’s 97° outside and has been for the last four days. The heat is oppressive, especially at the end of a hard day’s work. Most of us can’t wait to escape to an air-conditioned room, to feel the…
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Don’t Eat the Paint!

By Ashley Dooley Wohlgemuth A child can be exposed to lead through toys, candy, and even drinking water. As a parent, watching your child grow and discover new things is one of life’s greatest treasures. But what happens when these new discoveries lead to potential harm? Young children are 4-5 times more likely to encounter…
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Trauma and its Impact on Criminality

By Kathy Ficcadenti Understanding the impact of trauma can not only help a person become a better employee but reduce their likelihood of re-offending. Timothy is a man in his late 50’s who was released from incarceration and came to the Employment Services division of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph in search of employment.…
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Saint Charles Place: Permanent housing for low-income seniors

By Jarrod Sanderson Being able to provide safe, quality, affordable housing to St. Joseph seniors will have a stabilizing impact on the entire community. Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph was recently awarded a $6.2 million Low-Income Housing Tax Credit project from the Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) to build permanent housing units for low-income…
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