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January 09, 2009

Sister Berta Sailer a ‘voice for voiceless’

Sister Berta Sailer (1/4, Opinion, “As I See It: You can help KC’s poor children”) is truly a voice for the voiceless. I have known and worked with Sister Berta for many years. She is tenacious and dogged about speaking out for her children and their families.

Yes, Kansas City, there is extreme poverty in our community, and it affects many of our children. Get involved and see the impact of poverty on our children. This economic downturn will touch all of our lives, but it will ravage our poor children and their families. You can make a difference!

May God continue to bless Sister Berta, her staff, all associated with Operation Breakthrough and the many people in our community who work on behalf of the poor. They are good for the children.

James M. Caccamo
Director, Department of early learning, Mid-America Regional Council
Kansas City



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People do need to get involved. Obama is asking everyone to get involved in service projects the weekend before the inauguration. Operation Breakthrough gladly welcomes volunteers.


Wasn't she on NPR a few days ago? I heard the discussion about Operation Breakthrough and was very moved. We're still relatively new to the KC area and I had never heard of it before. This is a local charity really worth giving to, and we will.

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