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Jim Wisch stays busy helping Jefferson City community

January 19, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story at the News Tribune Website. Jim Wisch has worn a number of hats — from engineer to business owner to hospital board member to volunteer to artist. Although Wisch is retired, he finds himself very busy these days.Your He oftentimes finds…

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Catholic Charities Receives $3,243 Donation for a New Upright Refrigerator from The Food Bank

January 14, 2021

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) announced today that they are a recipient of a $3,243 grant from The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (The Food Bank) to help provide hunger-relief to Cole County families. The funds have been used to purchase a glass-door upright refrigerator that…

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Catholic Charities begins overhaul of Shikles building

January 6, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website. The transformation of the former Shikles Auditorium in Jefferson City to become the new home of Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is underway. Crews have been on the site since November, said Cristal…

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Agencies enthusiastically prepare for increased refugee resettlement in Columbia

January 6, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Daily Tribune. Read the full story online: Columbia Daily Tribune Website. After four years of decline, refugee resettlement in Columbia may be on the upswing again soon with the start of the Biden administration. Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services in fiscal year 2020 resettled 34 people in mid-Missouri, said Sam Moog,…

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Catholic Charities announces expansion in Refugee and Immigration Services

December 2, 2020

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) has announced that as of December 1,, 2020, Samantha “Sam” Moog will serve as their new Director of Refugee Resettlement. Lorna Tran, who directed both the refugee resettlement program and the immigration services program for the non-profit for the last 13 years, will…

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Watch: Catholic Charities featured on Radio Friends with Paul Pepper

October 27, 2020

Our own Grace Wildenhaus joined Paul to talk about refugee resettlement and immigration services.

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SSM Health donates to Catholic Charities community health efforts

October 8, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri on Tuesday accepted a donation for ongoing work to transform the Shikles Center in Jefferson City into an outreach and food distribution center. SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation presented…

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Radio Friends with Paul Pepper: Catholic Charities Refugee & Immigration Services

September 16, 2020

Grace Wildenhaus from CCCNMO appeared on the Paul Pepper show to discuss Refugee & Immigration Services. View the original story on the KBIA Website.

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Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri expands food and nutrition services

September 11, 2020

This story originally appeared on KRCG TV. View the full story on the KRCG Website. JEFFERSON CITY — The Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri has expanded its Food and Nutrition Services Program to senior citizens in Cole County after seeing the need local seniors have for nutritious foods. The expansion has been made possible through a…

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Catholic Charities providing aid to residents affected by July flash flood

August 11, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website After an unprecedented amount of rain fell July 19 in Jefferson City, many households were left needing assistance securing new housing, cleaning up their properties and recovering from flash flooding. Catholic Charities of Central and…

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