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Pieces falling into place at new CCCNMO headquarters

September 17, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Catholic Missourian. Read the full story online: Catholic Missourian Website Mission and memory prominently illustrated throughout Catholic Charities; nearly completed center for charitable outreach This first window tells our history and the important historical fabric which we are preserving for future generations.”JIM WISCH, BOARD MEMBER, CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CENTRAL…

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Dioceses prepare to welcome first Afghans starting new lives in U.S.

September 17, 2021

This story originally appeared in the National Catholic Reporter. Read the full story online: National Catholic Reporter website Sep 16, 2021 by Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News ServiceJusticeParish Patrick Raglow and the resettlement staff at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City expect to be very busy very soon. They are preparing to welcome to Oklahoma 1,800…

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Career Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator

September 16, 2021

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to Dan Lester, Executive Director: dlester@cccnmo.org Download the complete job description: Volunteer Coordinator Job Description Provide foundational volunteer direction, outline and implement common volunteer onboarding structure, guide, and directly support volunteer relationships and opportunities within Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.…

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‘Growing Together’ event series features immigrant stories, cuisine

September 16, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Missourian Website In a scene out of a culinary daydream, a small but engaged group of Columbians gathered around a table of produce Friday evening outside Broadway Christian Church, shouting out their favorite recipes and recounting cooking tips passed down through their…

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Local organizations are preparing to resettle Afghan refugees. Here’s what you can do to help.

August 31, 2021

This story originally appeared in The Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Columbia Missourian Website As President Joe Biden’s Aug. 31 deadline looms for completing the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, local agencies are looking at next steps and how to help Afghan evacuees who may soon find themselves in mid-Missouri.  “I don’t know how many…

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Eviction moratorium’s end sparks anxiety among renters

August 31, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full article online: News Tribune Website For many in Missouri, paying the rent during the pandemic has been difficult.Missouri lawmakers approved use of about $300 million from federal emergency relief funds in rental assistance in January, intended to help them and their landlords.…

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Nonprofit stands ready to assist, integrate refugees

August 31, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full article online: News Tribune Website Afghan refugees could begin arriving in Central Missouri this week.The nonprofit agency Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) has helped refugees from around the world integrate into Missouri for the past 40 years, Director Dan…

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Mid-Missouri agency prepares for refugee resettlement

August 28, 2021

This story originally appeared on KOMU. View the full story online: KOMU Website COLUMBIA — With the unrest in Afghanistan, a resettlement agency in Columbia is preparing for refugees.  “The time is definitely now,” Samantha Moog, the director of refugee services for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, said. Moog said she anticipates Afghan refugees…

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Virgin Mary statue now adorns new Catholic Charities building

August 28, 2021

This story originally appeared in The Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website  Joe Gamm Aug. 26 2021 @ 11:05pmAn old wooden statue of the Virgin Mary, which used to be at the old St. Mary’s Hospital and most recently in storage, has been placed high on the exterior east wall…

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Mid-Missouri agency preparing for possible influx of refugees from Afghanistan

August 28, 2021

This story originally aired on KJLU. View the full story online: KJLU Website Following reports of unrest and emergency situation in Afghanistan, one mid-Missouri agency is preparing to help.  Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri helps refugees resettle in mid-Missouri.  Director of Refugee Services Samantha Moog says they’ve been working behind the scenes for…

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