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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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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Catholic Charities, The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, the United Way of Central Missouri, and Helias Catholic High School are coming together to host a food drive in support of Aging Best senior centers throughout mid-Missouri.  Join us Saturday, May 30 from 9am – 12PM.  This is a drive-thru donation event – simply…

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Join Catholic Charities, Helias Catholic High School, The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, and the United Way of Central Missouri as we host a food drive in support of Aging Best senior centers throughout mid-Missouri. This is a drive thru donation event – simply place your items for donation in your trunk, and…

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This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. READ THE FULL STORY ONLINE: News Tribune Website For now, Shikles Auditorium serves as a clearinghouse for donated furniture, appliances, electronics and other products people still recovering from Mid-Missouri’s May 2019 tornado need. Volunteers will soon move those items to another location — the clearinghouse’s…

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This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE: News Tribune Website Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri has hired Cristal Backer to serve as its new director of development and outreach. Her primary responsibilities will include overseeing development and communication efforts to support the organization’s work of…

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This article originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full article ONLINE: Jefferson City News Tribune Website As cars drove up to Helias Catholic High School on Saturday afternoon, drivers opened their trunks to reveal piles of bread. Off to the side, large containers were quickly filling up with various bread products.…

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A Food Drive to Support Local Senior Centers Bread is in short supply at Aging Best’s senior centers in 19 counties throughout central Missouri.  Join Catholic Charities, Aging Best, Helias Catholic High School, and the Diocese of Jefferson City on April 4th from noon to 4PM as we host a bread drive at Helias Catholic…

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Bread is in short supply at Aging Best’s senior centers in 19 counties throughout central Missouri.  Join Catholic Charities, Aging Best, Helias Catholic High School, and the Diocese of Jefferson City on April 4th from noon to 4PM as we host a bread drive at Helias Catholic High School.  Volunteers will collect donations directly from…

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