Extreme flooding in several of the counties that comprise our Kansas City-Saint Joseph diocese have devastated towns and farms. Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is working to provide emergency assistance to those in need. Click here to donate now to support our relief efforts.

Education: A pathway out of poverty.

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Save the Date. Join us Saturday, November 9, 2019.

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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.


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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Leave a Legacy


A planned gift is a lasting way to share your values and support the mission of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Catholic Charities is an accredited, registered 501(c)(3) organization in Missouri. A variety of giving options are available to suit your preferences. No gift is too small — all are appreciated!

The most common assets for a planned gift:

  • Cash
  • Securities
  • Retirement Plan Assets
  • Stocks and Bonds
  • Life Insurance
  • Real Estate

Leaving a gift to Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is as simple as including this official bequest language in your will or trust:

“I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Inc., [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

For more information, contact Susan Walker or 816.659.8218. All consultations are strictly confidential and without obligation.


Your values are part of your legacy. When you provide a gift of stock or securities to Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph:

  • Your commitment to our mission of transforming lives and communities will be honored.
  • Your gift will be used effectively to support services and programs that reduce poverty.
  • Your are assured that Catholic Charities will be a responsible steward of your assets.

Catholic Charities welcomes your gift of stock or securities. To donate shares, please submit this Gift of Securities Form. Contact Susan Walker or 816.659.8218 for more information.

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