Author Archive for: Catherine

Entries by Catherine Kolkoski

I am Thankful and Grateful

The following letter was written around Thanksgiving by a former program participant. Another wonderful example of how your donations make a difference in the lives of those in our community. As I started thinking of things that I am truly thankful for, as I do most days, I realized that for thanksgiving I want to […]

From the Outside Looking in

Stop for a moment and picture the face of homelessness. Is the picture in your mind someone who works two jobs? Do you see a loving wife and the mother of three children? Does your picture show a twenty-two-year-old working towards a goal to graduate from college?

Obstacles to a Fully Self-Supporting Lifestyle

For most of us, we live a lifestyle that is fully self-supporting in which we have money to cover the basics of life with enough left over to do the things that make life enjoyable. However, many across Kansas City and our nation struggle each week to pay their rent, utility bills, and to put […]

Budget Counselor – Choosing to Make Connections

When my husband and I volunteered as budget counselors at Hillcrest Platte County, we had no idea how much we would get back from the residents. Gaining Wisdom from Experienced Counselors As graduates of Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace program, we felt confident we could help the transitional housing residents with budgets. During the training session […]

Ways I give back to Hillcrest

Leadership, Fundraising, Support, Referral Source – Ways I give back to Hillcrest Hillcrest Platte County tops the list of organizations I support because they make a difference in our community. I appreciate how it empowers people to be their best selves by taking responsibility. Everybody comes across hard times. HPC assists people in getting over […]

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Helping Homeless Families Find Their Way Home

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