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.

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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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When you volunteer at Catholic Charities, you help us transform lives — and, you know what, you might even walk away transformed too!

Helping nearly 150,000 people each year make meaningful changes in their lives is a massive undertaking. It takes commitment from our community, and thousands of volunteers who offer time and talent to Catholic Charities.

Just how valuable are volunteers to our mission? Consider this:

  • Nearly 5,800 people volunteered with Catholic Charities in 2013.
  • They donated 41,332 hours of time.
  • The State of Missouri values a volunteer hour at $19.00, adding up to $785,308!

But the value we receive when you volunteer exceeds any dollar amount. No matter what you have to offer, Catholic Charities welcomes you.

How Can I Help?

  • Choose a one-time special event. We need personal shoppers to help with our Christmas Shining Star project, we rely on volunteers to make our Celebration of Hope Gala a success, and we need scores of volunteers during Outpace Poverty.

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