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point in time count

Catholic Charities staff and volunteers assisted in statewide point-in-time count. In late January 2017, CCSOMO staff and volunteers assisted in several counties with the Point-in-Time Count, a census of homeless individuals and families. For our staff in the Joplin area, a picture was worth a thousand words. “I wish I had the back story,” noted Callie Lankford, case management supervisor for CCSOMO’s Joplin office. “The pillow and blanket were already there. When we spotted it, we w

HURRY–55% Tax Credit opportunity available until end of April

Help your neighbors in need right here in southern Missouri and receive substantial tax savings! Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri is excited to announce that it has been awarded State of Missouri tax credits for its affordable housing activities. The Affordable Housing Assistance Program (AHAP) Tax Credits are offered at a rate of 55%! This means that 55% of your contribution is deducted directly from your Missouri tax liability. (For example, a $5,000 donation would receive $2,75