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Village of Pinhook Rebuild

i Feb 12th No Comments by

This morning, Congressman Jason Smith visited the site where houses are being rebuilt for some of the residents of the Village of Pinhook that was destroyed by flooding in 2011. Representative Smith gave a donation from his salary during the government shutdown to Pinhook in support of the rebuilding efforts. CCSOMO is coordinating the rebuilding of nine homes utilizing volunteer labor.

Local charity asks for Crock-Pot donations, fire officials say it’s safe

i Feb 7th No Comments by

Local charity asks for Crock-Pot donations, fire officials say it's safe   GREENE COUNTY, Mo. (KY3/KSPR) - Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri is asking people to donate crock-pots for homeless veterans they help find housing. Most slow-cooker dishes can provide several meals for a single person or family. The Chief Development Officer with the organization described the kitchen appliance as a triple threat. "This really is an opportunity for us to help these families be a...

Nonprofit of the Year Finalist

i Feb 5th No Comments by

We are humbled to be one of the finalists for Nonprofit of the Year. This is thanks to all of our donors, volunteers, staff and supporters. We couldn’t do the work we do without each of you! Together we will continue Reaching Out, Providing Hope and Changing Lived! ...

Housing project gives former Pinhook residents a new sense of community

i Jan 27th No Comments by

Catholic Charities is honored to be a part of the rebuilding of the homes for the former residents of Pinhook. Their homes were destroyed in 2011 when a levee on the Mississippi River was blown to control flooding elsewhere. Although they had flood insurance, it did not cover because it was a man-made event rather than a natural disaster.   A group of former Pinhook, Missouri, residents sing a rendition of the Lord's Prayer at a groundb...

Point in Time Homeless Count

i Jan 25th No Comments by

Today is the Point in Time Homeless Count. Two of our Case Mangers, Caitlin and Jessica, are giving out hygiene bags and information on how we can help with long term case management. We are excited to be part of this event! ...

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri names chief development officer

i Jan 16th No Comments by

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri names chief development officer Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri has announced Mandy Long as their new chief development officer. This is a new position for the organization as they create "chief"- level positions in several areas. “I am excited to join such a wonderful organization that helps so many people in southern Missouri,” Long said in a news release. “Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri has grown tremendously over the last cou...

May this new year bless you.

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Help available for Winter 2015 flood recovery

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winter 2015 flood recovery assistance

Help still available for those affected by Winter 2015 flooding Springfield, Mo.––Hundreds of individuals were affected by the historic flooding that occurred in December 2015 and January 2016 across areas of southern Missouri. The floods were declared a national disaster, and there continue to be survivors that have not fully recovered. The Missouri Disaster Case Management Program (MoDCMP) recently selected Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri as the Provider Agency for Region B whic...

Knights Golf Tournament

i Aug 26th No Comments by

Immaculate Conception Knights of Columbus Council 13681 is hosting a Golf Tournament to benefit LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home. The 4-person scramble tournament will take place at Fremont Hills Country Club on Monday, September 18. For more information, click here....

KY3 – Volunteers continue to repair homes flooded 6 months ago

i Jun 22nd No Comments by

KY3 Volunteers continue to repair homes flooded 6 months ago By Drew Douglas | Posted: Thu 6:20 PM, Jun 16, 2016 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) Doris Marsh's home is finally being repaired after being flooded back in January. Marsh remembers the moment she realized her converted garage was full of water, "When I stepped down and I stepped in water. And my feet got wet, and I thought, oh, what is this?" She applied for FEMA help, but didn't qualify. "So then I thought, what am ...