Disaster Services

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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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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Catholic Charities Launches Online Portal for Relief Efforts

March 26, 2020

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO), the charitable services arm of the Diocese of Jefferson City, has opened an online request form for residents of the 38 counties of the Diocese seeking assistance with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) related needs. “I am inspired by the outpouring of offers to help those…

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Amid COVID-19 fears, groups step up to aid seniors

March 21, 2020

This article originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. READ THE FULL STORY ONLINE: News Tribune Website Concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 have led to closures across the country — some particularly affecting senior citizens, as social events and meal programs shut down. A group of local organizations is working together to make…

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