The Blog

From the desk of Kyle Schott, Regional Director

Things sure have been on the move for our offices on the east side of the diocese. We have added three new employees since the beginning of the year - a new Family Strengthening Coordinator, Tom Keeney, in our Van Buren office; and two new Service Coordinators, Nancy Jones and Sara Vise in our Sikeston office, who work with individuals and families with developmental disabilities. Because there are so many needs, our services are diverse and growing. In 2014 we added two home repair programs

A Good Day! From the desk of Maureen Jersak, Director of Communications and Development

It is wonderful when we receive feedback that our work really does matter and makes a difference! And it’s truly humbling to witness the generosity of our supporters. Today I got a sample of both. I received an email from a gentleman wanting information on how to make a monthly gift. On replying, I asked him what made him want to support our programs. This is part of his reply: “It’s simple.  I lived in Joplin until 22 May 2011…We’d still be living in the same spot if it weren

Cheree Whaley, Director of LifeHouse, interviews on Mother’s Day

This past Sunday, May 11, Cheree Whaley, our Director of LifeHouse, was interviewed on radio station KSGF 104.1. You can hear Cheree discuss the LifeHouse program on the Healthy Happy Hour  with Dr. Poppy. Click on the link below. Click Here for Podcast