Programs

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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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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As one-year anniversary of tornado nears, long-term recovery panel continues its marathon of work

May 21, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE: News Tribune Website A year after an EF-3 tornado brought destruction to parts of Jefferson City, Cole County and Miller County, the group organized to help residents recover continues its work. The Long-Term Recovery Committee continues to meet weekly, said…

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Career Opportunity: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Disaster Case Manager

April 22, 2020

Background: Disaster Case Management is a time-limited process by which a skilled Disaster Case Manager partners with a disaster-affected individual or family (Client) in order to plan for and achieve realistic goals for recovery following a natural disaster (including COVID-19/Coronavirus). This comprehensive and holistic Disaster Case Management approach to recovery extends beyond providing relief, providing…

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