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Senior Food Boxes – Part of CCCNMO’s Growing Slate of Services

June 29, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Catholic Missourian. Read the full story on their website: Catholic Missourian Website By Jay Nies Judith Mutamba, director of food and nutrition services for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO), and Rebecca Jennings, nutrition education AmeriCorps member at Catholic Charities, took down names, handed out boxes of…

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World Refugee Day 2020

June 19, 2020

Join Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri as we celebrate World Refugee Day 2020! While we may not be able to gather in person, our hearts are with refugees around the world on this special day.

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Hear My Story: Rooa

June 19, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Rooa Can you tell us about where you’re from? Somalia. I lived in Somalia…

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Hear My Story: Abdullahi

June 17, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Abdullahi Can you tell us about where you’re from? Somalia What was life like…

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Organization awards Catholic Charities more than $91,000

June 17, 2020

This story originally appeard in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website The Center for Disaster Philanthropy has awarded more than $90,000 to Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri. Catholic Charities received $91,506 to fund long-term disaster case management for survivors of the May 22, 2019,…

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Hear My Story: Yusuf

June 15, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Yusuf Can you tell us about where you’re from? I’m originally from Mogadishu, Somalia.…

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Hear My Story: Hussein

June 9, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Hussein Can you tell us about where you’re from? I’m from Iraq, Basra Where…

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Hear My Story: Bienvenu

June 4, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Bienvenu Can you tell us about where you’re from? I’m from the Democratic Republic…

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Statement of the Missouri Catholic Bishops on the Death of George Floyd and its Aftermath

June 2, 2020

Originally published by the Missouri Catholic Conference: READ THE FULL STATEMENT ONLINE: Missouri Catholic Conference Website We, the Catholic bishops of Missouri, wish to express our anger and sadness at the senseless death of George Floyd. This tragedy tears open a wound that hasn’t completely healed in Missouri following the death of Michael Brown. It…

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The Journey to Disaster Recovery Continues

June 2, 2020

This article originally appeared in the print edition of the Catholic Missourian: READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE A strong and violent wind heralded a year of favor from the Lord. It began with the Eldon and Jefferson City tornado of May 22, 2019, continued with a summer of flooding throughout central and northeastern Missouri, and…

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