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Category Archives: Stories

Creating Community Memory During Black History Month

“Individual stories, particularly those of our community elders, are so important to creating community memory,” said Sweeney. “The Black Archives of Mid-America helps preserve those stories.” Audience Will Hear Neighborhood’s Story and Share Their Own KANSAS CITY, MO – Every person has a story and every community has a history. Both will be celebrated on…
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Retired Army Major to Lead Catholic Charities’ Veterans Programs

“To be able to transform our community by empowering our nation’s brave veterans to lead lives of dignity and self-determination is a vocation that is at the core of Catholic Charities. After serving with our military for 20 years, I couldn’t ask for anything better than the privilege of serving them,” said Verzola. Experience and…
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Financial Program for Women By Women Aims for Economic Empowerment

“We know that as women, our relationship with money is different than a man’s,” said Catholic Charities Economic Security Coordinator Becky Gripp. “We use it differently and we handle it differently. Our program was created by women for women to share information and learn from one another.” Contact: Lisa Tulp Communications Coordinator Catholic Charities of…
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Catholic Charities USA Acts to Reduce Poverty in America

“On this day, 50 years ago, in his first State of the Union Address, President Lyndon Johnson declared an unconditional war on poverty in America. Now, 50 years later, ample evidence suggests that the war is far from over,” said Rev. Larry Snyder, President of CCUSA. National Organizations Commit to Working Together to Reduce Poverty…
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Christmas Packages Prepared for Families in Need

December 5, 2013 Polsinelli, one of the nation’s fastest-growing law firms, partnered with Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, one of the area’s largest social service agencies, to provide gifts for a record 118 children this year. “We have been very fortunate to have a long-standing relationship with Polsinelli,” said Catholic Charities Human Resources Director…
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