Press Mentions

News Tribune features Jefferson City Room at the Inn, partnering with CCCNMO

January 21, 2022

JCRATI is a volunteer-staffed coalition of community members who are providing a warm, safe shelter for people to stay overnight when weather conditions reach life-threatening levels.

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News Tribune features Catholic Charities Refugee Services work settling Afghan Evacuees

January 18, 2022

Refugees finding support to help them succeed in Mid-Missouri by Joe Gamm | January 16, 2022 at 4:00 a.m. | Click here to read the full article The first Afghan refugees to resettle in Jefferson City arrived a month ago. In total, 16 individuals, mostly spread among two brothers’ families, have found new homes in the Capital…

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KOMU Features Catholic Charities Community Services Eviction Events

January 14, 2022

Charities host ‘Eviction Event’ to aid Cole County residents during the pandemic JEFFERSON CITY – Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) partnered with Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, Common Ground, The Missouri Regional Library and the Salvation Army to host two “Eviction Event” sessions for Cole County residents. https://www.komu.com/news/midmissourinews/charities-host-eviction-event-to-aid-cole-county-residents-during-the-pandemic/article_729963a4-748e-11ec-865f-1740718fc9c7.html

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Columbia Daily Tribune features CCCNMO Counseling Services Program plans

January 9, 2022
Dala Heymeyer

Catholic Charities nears launch of behavioral health program serving mid-Missouri Charles Dunlap | Columbia Daily Tribune | 6:00 AM, January 9, 2022 Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is just a couple of weeks away from launching counseling and behavioral health services. Dala Hemeyer joined the organization in September to craft the counseling program. The…

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The Catholic Missourian showcases Community Sponsorship Program

January 6, 2022

Community Sponsorships of refugee families blooming in the heart of Missouri By Jay Nies Cindy Schlueter dropped by a recently resettled Afghan family’s home in Columbia, with clippers to trim up the boys’ hair. The parents and children were kneeling on their colorful rugs, absorbed in prayer. The oldest teen noticed the crucifix pendant Mrs.…

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KRCG Features CCCNMO’s resettlement efforts

December 28, 2021

Jessica Hart with KRCG updates viewers on our efforts to resettle Afghan Refugees across mid-Missouri.

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Local Afghan resettlement effort continues; 248 arrivals so far

December 22, 2021
Columbia Missourian Afghan Refugee Story

By Abigail White | December 22, 2021 Linda Robb has done a lot to help in her parish’s efforts to resettle Afghan evacuees, but her favorite memory includes a late night drive, Christmas lights and Columbia staple Shakespeare’s Pizza. Robb, one of three Afghan Evacuee Mission Coordinators for Missouri United Methodist Church, vividly remembers sitting…

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SMBPM Program highlighted by the News Tribune

December 21, 2021

Catholic Charities to help people become heart healthy by Joe Gamm | Today at 4:00 a.m. | Read the full article online here Screenings of seniors seeking health and nutrition services through Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri found most had symptoms of high blood pressure. Realizing the majority of those clients suffer from high blood…

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KRCG 13: Over 200 Afghan refugees have resettled in mid-Missouri

December 6, 2021
KRCG 13 - News coverage on Afghan Refugee Resettlement

by Jessica Hart | Thursday, December 2nd 2021 | Watch the story JEFFERSON CITY — Millions have fled Afghanistan following the withdrawal of United States troops. Several of those evacuees are now calling Mid-Missouri home. “We’ve now resettled 217 Afghan evacuees in the last two months, including four beautiful babies who were born within the last couple of weeks,”…

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CCCNMO Featured in VoxMagazine

November 29, 2021
DANIEL MUNG | VoxMagazine feature CCCNMO

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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