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Category Archives: Stories

Housing Development: Homelessness hits veterans doubly hard

By the Veteran Services Team Being forced to ask for help can be so soul-wrenching for some veterans that many choose to simply go without Forced from helper to helped is devastating Asking for help is hard. In fact, consistent feedback from the people Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph serves says that asking for…
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Resource Center: The four drivers of housing insecurity

This four-part series takes an in-depth look at the four factors most likely to contribute to homelessness, plus what Catholic Charities of Kansas City and St. Joseph is doing to help Our Q&A roundup on this important issue In its daily mission, Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph gets a view from the trenches of…
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Why housing is the perfect venue through which to serve & to lift

For more information, contact Jarrod Sanderson, Executive Director, Housing Development Serving people’s housing needs is the perfect nexus to help their physical and spiritual journey The housing crisis is our opportunity After working for more than a decade with Catholic Charities of Kansas City and St. Joseph, Executive Director of Housing Services Jarrod Sanderson has…
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Joyful Noise

Set aside less than 10 minutes to listen to best-selling author and motivational speaker Rick Rigsby Lessons he learned from a third-grade dropout A former award-winning professor at Texas A&M and chaplain for the Aggies football team, Rick Rigsby tells the story of standing before the casket of his young wife, two small children in…
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The Spirit of To Serve & To Lift

For more information, contact Chris Ice, Chief Executive Officer If we only serve people’s temporal needs, we miss the most important part of every person People hunger for much more than their earthly needs At Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, our tagline is “To Serve & To Lift.” Our goal for every person walking…
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