Missouri’s efforts to partner with local communities and organizations to resettle a wave of refugees from Afghanistan is garnering national attention.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Media Contact: Ashley Wiskirchen | Director of Communications | awiskirchen@cccnmo.org JEFFERSON CITY, MO. On Thursday, December 2, 2021, the Missouri Office of Refugee Administration hosted former Delaware Governor Jack Markell, the White House coordinator for Operation Allies Welcome, a federal task force responsible for the effort to resettle 125,000 Afghan refugees across 200 communities across the nation.   Additional members of the…

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CCCNMO Featured in VoxMagazine

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From Afghanistan to mid-Missouri: Refugees resettle with the help of local organizations Catholic Charities and City of Refuge lend a hand to Afghan refugees in the community KELSY ARMSTRONG | November 23, 2021 | View original article Of the more than 130,000 people evacuated from Afghanistan in August, about 1,200 will resettle in Missouri. The state…

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Record number of Afghan refugees settle in Columbia

Samantha Moog And Refugee Services Team Welcomes Refugees

By Zach Boetto | November 26, 2021 | Click here to read the full article COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) A record number of Afghan refugees have found a place to call home in Columbia over the last two months. Since Sept. 26, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri has welcomed 207 new Afghan refugees, including four…

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CCCNMO Featured in “What you need to know” Friday November 19, 2021

Catholic Charities, Afghan doctor help refugees resettle in mid-Missouri As the refugee crisis continues to unfold in Afghanistan, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is helping Afghans find refuge in mid-Missouri.  Last Thursday, Keep CoMo United launched a triage program, which is focused on organizing refugee donations from nonprofits. Catholic Charities is one of those…

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Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement seeking help

Photo of Afghan Program Director for Catholic Charities Refugee Services

Community sponsorships will help resettle 300 refugees from Afghanistan in the area — Fulton Rotary Club offers a template Jay Nies | The Catholic Missourian | Read Full Article online The Fulton Rotary Club’s communal sponsorship of a resettling family from Afghanistan is uniting people of all ages, creeds and political stripes behind an essential…

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Advocacy groups assist in eviction funding

Homeless advocacy groups

by Michael Adkison | November 9, 2021 | Read the full article online JEFFERSON CITY — Organizations designed to prevent and manage homelessness in Central Missouri assisted individuals facing eviction sign up for federal funding. Representatives from the Homeless Task Force of Jefferson City, Project Homeless Connect, and Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, worked to…

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