If Mike Halterman, Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph had to list the services the agency has provided and the people it has helped during the past year in 25 words or less, he couldn’t do it.
It’s not another shelter for the homeless.
Barely six months old in May, Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri was a two-person operation that had yet to hire its first permanent director when it was called to respond to its first natural disaster.
There was no way to let people know in advance, but yet they dug into their wallets and purses and they gave.
The Roots of Catholic Charities