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(Overland Park, Kan.) -- On a cold winter’s night in 1974, a group of inspired friends gathered over a potluck dinner with a single goal in mind – to help families served by Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas. That night “snowballed” and became a spectacular annual fundraising event to provide for the most vulnerable in the community. On January 20, 2024, Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas will celebrate an incredible milestone – the 50th anniversary of Snow Ball, which will be
AcruxKC Board of Directors Allocates New Funds to Launch Legacy Grants for Behavioral Health Program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AcruxKC Board of Directors Allocates New Funds to Launch Legacy Grants for Behavioral Health Program Nov. 29, 2023 (Kansas City) – The AcruxKC Board of Directors has demonstrated its commitment to addressing the mental health crisis in our region by initiating the Legacy Grants for Behavioral Health program. This invitation-only grant program will expand access to licensed care providers, particularly in areas identified as mental health provider deserts. Legacy Grants for
GOOD NEWSCircle of Hope, a new 501c3 community agency dedicated to providing support and services to children who have lost a loved one to homicide, is proud to announce the opening of its new office space at 205 W. 65th Street, Kansas City, MO 64113 on Thursday, December 21st. On that day you will have an opportunity to network and meet our team to learn more about our programs.Circle of Hope offers a wide spectrum of mental and behavioral health services designed to help children and adolescents cope
“Handbags for HALO” Online Auction Benefiting Homeless Youth Kansas City, MO — HALO, a nonprofit that helps homeless and at-risk children around the world, premiered its Handbags for HALO auction benefit Nov. 9 at the Crosby Street Hotel in Soho in New York City and will close its online auction on Dec. 4. Anyone can register for free to bid on these exclusive handbags at https://halo.home.qtego.us/ with all proceeds providing a gift that gives back to homeless children in need. Celebrities like Oprah
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In an inspiring testament to the power of young visionaries to change lives and transform communities, The Pinnacle Prize announces Josh Henges and Kyle Hollins as its 2023 winners. This prestigious $100,000 award celebrates their uncommon vision and unwavering commitment to tackling critical social issues within Kansas City.Hollins is the Founder and Executive Director of Lyrik’s Institution, a nonprofit founded in 2019 that empowers young adults through culturally competent behavior
For more information, please contact:Ruth Baum BigusDirector of Community RelationsRbigus@jfskc.org; (913) 707-7746 Jewish Family Services Announces New CEO Lara Pabst, Jewish Family Services (JFS) Board President, is excited to announce Kelly Davydov as its new CEO and Executive Director. Davydov will join JFS in late October and will succeed longtime CEO and Executive Director Don Goldman, who is retiring after 16 years."This is an incredible time to join an organization like Jewish Family Services,”
Saint Paul School of Theology has received a grant of $1,065,405 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish Pause/Play Center for Preachers. The program is being funded through Lilly Endowment’s Compelling Preaching Initiative. The aim of the initiative is to foster and support preaching that inspires, encourages and guides people to come to know and love God and to live out their Christian faith more fully. With the help of Lilly Endowment’s Compelling Preaching grant, Saint Paul School of Theology