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Rams Reaching Out–One day of service dedicated to living out our faith

On Friday, April 28th our school community participated in our annual day of service, the 2017 Rams Reaching Out. This year’s theme was in honor of Saint Teresa of Calcutta as we honor her canonization into sainthood.  The day started with a mass celebrated with Archbishop Naumann.   After that, each grade participated in service projects within our community in conjunction with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and their programming.

Rams Reaching Out by the numbers:

Preschool:  126 bags of pasta
Kindergarten:  122 bags of coffee
1st grade:  240 kits for mothers and their babies
2nd grade:  290 books donated, 100 bookmarks made
3rd grade:  250 summer lunches made
4th grade:  692 hygiene items, 30 rosaries made
5th grade:  45 personal care kits made
6th grade:  509 food items donate
7th grade:  50 bags of clothes donated
8th grade:  195 household items donated
147 bags decorated for shelters

It was a great day for St. Agnes!!  We are St. Agnes proud!

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Catholic Charities Financial Program

FFT PromoCatholic Charities of Northeast Kansas in partnership with CommunityAmerica Credit Union Foundation is now enrolling for the Family Financial Transformation Program. The program is designed to help families break the cycle of debt by teaching fundamentals for financial freedom.

 

Participants in need of a boost to achieve self-sufficiency can benefit from comprehensive financial counseling, financial education courses taught by CommunityAmerica professionals, basic financial education targeted at children age 8 and older, and financial incentives to personal savings accounts and educational savings accounts for children.

 

Catholic Charities can provide additional information or help with questions about eligibility. If you live in Johnson County, contact Logan Park at lpark@catholiccharitiesks.org 913.782.4077 or Kimberly Burau kburau@catholiccharitiesks.org 913.384.2005. If you live in Wyandotte County, contact Isaac Uzcanga at iuzcanga@catholiccharitiesks.org 913.621.3445.

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