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New home for Catholic Charities is taking shape

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website The new home for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is taking shape.The former La Salette Missionaries chapel and gymnasium in Jefferson City are undergoing a transformation into a comprehensive health and social services…

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Family connected to resources through 211 help line

This story originally appeard in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website Callers to 211, the community help line, have somewhat consistently for years needed assistance with the same things — housing and paying utilities.by Joe Gamm Feb. 20 2021 @ 11:11pm Megan Criddle, right, talks to her 7-month-old daughter, Hope,…

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Transformation well under way for new Catholic Charities headquarters

This story originally appeared in the Catholic Missourian. Read the full story online: Catholic Missourian Website By Jay Nies Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri’s new headquarters in Jefferson City will be one of the most energy-efficient buildings around. The renovated and expanded former La Salette Seminary chapel and gymnasium will include an array…

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Catholic Charities Hispanic resource coordinator breaks down barriers to help throughout the diocese

This story originally appeared in The Catholic Missourian. Read the full article online: Catholic Missourian Website. By Jay Nies “Estoy aquí para ti.” “I am here for you.” Ilsi Palacios embodies those words of assurance to Spanish-speaking people in need throughout the Jefferson City diocese. She is the Hispanic Resource Coordinator for Catholic Charities of Central…

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Jim Wisch stays busy helping Jefferson City community

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

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

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

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

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

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

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