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Reducing Barriers to Mental Health Care for Spanish-Speaking Families

May 30, 2023

By Ilsi Palacios with Ashley Wiskirchen May is Mental Health Awareness Month! As we grow in our understanding of the value of caring for our mental health, we still encounter barriers for many in our service area. Some of these…

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Resettled family breaks ground on new Habitat for Humanity home

May 18, 2023

To the applause of Fulton community leaders, neighbors, and Catholic Charities staff the Safi family – newcomers resettled in mid-Missouri last spring – broke ground on their nine-bedroom home to be built by River City Habitat for Humanity on March…

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12 Ways to Celebrate our 12th Birthday!

May 17, 2023

On May 17, 2011 Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri was established as the charitable arm for the Diocese of Jefferson City with this mission: Inspired by the Gospel of the Beatitudes as proclaimed by Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities…

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The Joy of Security

March 17, 2023

By Fr. Dan Merz with Ashley Wiskirchen In the fall of 2021, Catholic Charities’ Refugee Services Program established Community Sponsorships – an opportunity for local civic groups, churches, and Catholic parishes to partner with Catholic Charities in welcoming refugees and…

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Walking the long road to disaster recovery, together

March 3, 2023

By Alissa Marlow with Ashley Wiskirchen I first came into the “disaster world” in 2017, when I was hired temporarily to provide disaster case management services to households impacted by flooding and severe storms. While disaster response is more immediate,…

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Healthier Hearts for All

February 26, 2023

By: Judith Mutamba February is Black History month, and it is also a special month for people who celebrate Valentine’s Day. The two have something in common, the heart! One year ago, Catholic Charities and its collaborative partners launched the…

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