In the Kansas City-St. Joseph area, there are 1,881 people homeless on any given night.

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What’s in a logo? Turns out, quite a bit

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From pregnancy to parenting or adoption. Count on us for support.

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Housing provides a suitable place for the flourishing of life

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Work is an expression of human dignity

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Serving the family is one of our essential duties

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Help us extend the Welcome to all 27 counties!

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A Rome & Assisi pilgrimage with Bishop Johnston from Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese

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Staff & Board

Meet Our Leadership Team


Chris Ice
Chief Executive Officer

Sunny Jones
Chief Operating Officer
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Susan Walker
Executive Director, Catholic Charities Foundation
Jeff Eckert
Jeff Eckert
Chief Financial Officer

Tara McGranaghan
Chief Human Resources Officer
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Jarrod Sanderson
Executive Director, Senior Housing and Housing Development
After being homeless for almost a year, Catholic Charities finally has a place to call its own again.
Kevin Murphy
Executive Director, Marketing and Communications
Kisha Thomas
Kisha Thomas
Director, Welcome Center
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Ashley Wohlgemuth
Director, Children and Families

Jan Motl
Director, Workforce Development

Meet Our Board of Directors

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J. Victor Ammons
Chair
After being homeless for almost a year, Catholic Charities finally has a place to call its own again.
Elizabeth S. Lynch
Vice Chair
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Rachel Cruz
Treasurer
Kenneth T. Bacchus - Catholic Charities Board
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Secretary
Julian Arredondo
Julian Arredondo
Member
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Clarissa Grill
Member
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Jerry Ingle
Member
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Dr. Edward A. Kremer
Member
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Michael Haggerty
Member
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Karen Mitchell-Layton
Member
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Fr. Adam Haake
Member
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Joshua McCaig
Member
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Ike Nwabuonwu
Member
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Karla Kerschen Shepard
Ex-Officio, Attorney
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Jack Smith
Ex-Officio, Diocese
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Doug Evenson
Past Chair