The Ace Up Your Sleeve

The Ace Up Your Sleeve

Many of our clients are not dealt a great hand of cards, but if we can provide an ACE up their sleeve, they can win a game they have lost before. A client comes to Catholic Charities and says they need help finding a job. What do we offer this client? Unlike what many...
The Need for Employment: A Q&A

The Need for Employment: A Q&A

While the pandemic has taken a lot of things from us, it’s also opened a lot of opportunity for things we haven’t necessarily tried before. With his 32-year background in Probation and Parole, Brent Morris, now an Employment Specialist for Catholic Charities of Kansas...
A New Lease on Life

A New Lease on Life

Giving just a few dollars allows someone to start a new day with a decision to make: to choose life, to choose hope. In June 2020, the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, after skyrocketing to 14.7% two months earlier. As we brace ourselves for the possible second wave...
Radical Uplifting

Radical Uplifting

We are excited to provide Radical Uplifting to each client who walks through our Welcome Center. In 2019, 73% of the people who came into our Welcome Center were unemployed. In addition, every client requested emergency services because they were struggling to make...
The Truth About Predatory Lending

The Truth About Predatory Lending

About 12 million people in the United States turn to some form of predatory lending each year. About 12 million people in the United States turn to some form of predatory lending each year, trapping them in a cycle of financial insecurity. Those at or below the...

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