Tag Archives: FIRE

FIRE Foundation awarded for best business practices

An area nonprofit dedicated to bringing resources for children with special needs to diocesan Catholic schools recently received a commendation for utilizing best business practices within their organization.

Fifteenth Annual FUNdraiser a huge success for FIRE Foundation

A rainy evening, storms threatening. But a few drops of rain couldn’t keep hundreds of FIRE supporters away from a Hot Havanah Night

Conference on inclusion in Catholic education scheduled for Feb. 22-24

Since its founding in 1996 by a group of Catholic parents with children with special needs, FIRE Foundation has, through funding and advocacy, helped open doors so that children with special needs can attend the same parish schools as their siblings and friends.

Hundreds support FIRE Foundation at FIREBall

He stood near the stairs to the Midland Theater’s second floor holding high the letter “W.”

FIRE continues to bring inclusive education to diocesan schools

As the 2016-17 school year begins, 158 children with significant special needs are excited to start classes with their brothers, sisters and friends at 11 Catholic grade schools and two high schools in Kansas City.

In 2015, people of diocese lived the corporal works of mercy

The Jubilee Year of Mercy announced by Pope Francis officially began Dec. 8 with the opening of “Holy Doors” in churches throughout the world.

Inclusion’s flame grows brighter as FIRE Foundation nears 20

The year was 1996, and six sets of parents dreamed a challenging dream.

Charities wish lists for Christmas

The Catholic Key elves have been gathering Christmas wishes from charities and ministries in the diocese.

Legos are paired with learning for Nativity kids with special needs

It took only a few minutes to come to a consensus. The Nativity of Mary Robotics Team,

FIRE: igniting inclusive Catholic education

Ever been backstage at Starlight Theater?

July 21, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph