2017-2018 Volunteers Update

2017-06-12T13:40:59+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Former Precious Blood Volunteer, Ryan Cornelissen, tutoring a student at Cristo Rey Kansas City High School by Tim Deveney, Director of Precious Blood Volunteers I am excited to announce that we will have six and possibly seven new volunteers this coming volunteer cycle. They are a well-accomplished group with varied backgrounds, work experience, interests, and [...]

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

2017-03-14T14:22:27+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

We join in celebrating International Women's Day by sharing reflections from Precious Blood Volunteers alumnae. Enjoy! Jade Bowman (2015) Patricia Wood (2014) Kara McNamara and Leah Yeo enjoying the Navajo Nation Vanessa Steger (2014) Nora O'Connell (2013) Kara McNamara (2013) Leah Yeo (2013) Maggie Nickels (2012) Bonnie Kane (2011)

“Investing in Your Future” or “Why Volunteer?”

2017-03-02T09:47:46+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

by Tim Deveney, Director of Precious Blood Volunteers A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of being part of a panel discussion hosted by Avila University’s Campus Ministry. The discussion centered around serving after graduation from college. It was a good discussion about our experiences as individuals and what we have learned from former [...]

St. James Place

2017-02-28T14:54:24+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

St. James Place mission is to provide basic necessities to people who are unable to do so, and to assist those who are able to become financially self-sufficient by finding employment. St. James Place is located in the heart of Kansas City at 39th St. and Troost Ave. and provides food for those are hungry, assistance [...]

Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

2017-03-23T10:27:14+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR) works towards reconciliation and healing with those in the Chicago community and our Church who have been impacted by violence and conflict. PBMR's ministries reach out to the victim, the wrongdoer, and the community to create a safe space where healing can begin and where people can find the support and encouragement [...]

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

2017-02-24T15:13:06+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Legal Aid of Western Missouri provides free civil legal assistance to people who need it most and can afford it least. With offices in Kansas City, Joplin, St. Joseph, Warrensburg and a neighborhood office on Kansas City’s west side, they serve a 40-county area where 288,000 people live in poverty. Legal Aid is the only organization [...]

Cristo Rey Kansas City High School

2017-02-24T15:16:27+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Cristo Rey-Kansas City High School is a college preparatory school that provides a high quality Catholic education for students from low-income backgrounds. There are a variety of opportunities for volunteers to serve at Cristo Rey. If you have a degree or experience in education, math, science, engineering, computer programming, nursing, communications, athletic training, coaching or [...]

Prepared for Impact

2017-02-03T11:47:25+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Volunteers|

By Former Precious Blood Volunteer Ryan Cornelissen One of the most identifiable themes of Advent is preparation. But preparation for what? The birth of Jesus? The Catholic tradition of Christmas includes the season of Advent, because we are to understand how the radical truth of Jesus’ message provokes conversion and change of behavior. In the readings for the [...]