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15th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction Feb. 28 Celebrating 15 Years of Growth and Thousands of Lives Changed, Fundraiser Benefiting At-Risk and Homeless Children, Announcing 2020 Award Winners: Advocates, Volunteers, Artist, Supporters of the Year
Kansas City, MO — Kansas City nonprofit HALO is hosting its 15th Annual ArtReach Auction at The Abbott (1901 Cherry Street Kansas City, MO 64108) on Fri., Feb. 28, 2020, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Honorary Co-Chairs are Annie & Ryan Anderson and Katrina & John Scott. Diamond Sponsors are Mariner Wealth Advisors and Platform Ventures. As featured on The CBS Evening News, the Annual ArtReach Auction features orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from local and nationally recognized artists, silent and
January 8, 2020 Contact: Eileen Bobowski Executive Director Cell:816.379.0682 Email: Director@TheSewingLabs.community A FOUNDER OF THE SEWING LABS PASSES AWAY AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS The Sewing Labs is heartbroken to announce that one of our founders and former Executive Director, Lonnie Vanderslice has passed away after a very brief illness. Lonnie and her wife, Kelly Wilson formed an award-winning soft furnishing manufacturing company in Kansas City, Weave Gotcha Covered! a
Kansas City, MO — Health Forward Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Qiana Thomason as its new President/CEO. Thomason will begin her duties January 21, 2020. Thomason, a life-long Kansas Citian, has dedicated her career to the improvement of health and wellness across the region, with a special focus on communities with significant health disparities. Thomason comes to Health Forward from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC), where she most recently served as Vice
Kansas City, MO — Health Forward Foundation is proud to award $1 million in grants to 15 nonprofit organizations through our 2020 Policy and Civic Engagement funding. Funding supports advancing policies that expand health coverage and improve access to care; increase grassroots power and influence in the health policy arena; and increase political will for policies that improve health by investing in safe, affordable and healthy housing. “This is the first time Health Forward has provided a stand-alone
Kansas City, MO – Nonprofit Connect welcomes six new directors to the 2020 Board of Directors.Karen Donnelly Karen is a Partner at Copilevitz, Lam & Raney, P.C., where she focuses on the areas of charitable speech and represents nonprofit entities within the fundraising, advertising and marketing communities. The firm has been a Nonprofit Connect member since 2018. When asked why she wanted to serve as a board member, Karen said:“In a world of limited resources for nonprofit organizations, I love the
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eileen Bobowski Executive Director Cell:816.379.0682 Email: Director@TheSewingLabs.communityTHE SEWING LABS AWARDED GRANT FROM THE SUNDERLAND FOUNDATION TOWARD EXPANSION. The Sewing Labs, is a community learning center that teaches all forms of sewing to at risk individuals, providing them hope for the future, confidence, valuable skills, connections to employers and a means toward entrepreneurship as a trained sewist. One of The Sewing Labs strategic partners,
Rightfully Sewn Among Twenty-Three Community Organizations To Receive Grants from ArtsKC to Help Fund Art Projects.
Kansas City, MO (December 19, 2019) - ArtsKC - Regional Arts Council announces that twenty-three local arts organizations have been awarded grants through its Catalyst Project grants, totaling over $45,000 in funding. They are proud to support the following organizations and their projects: Art in the Loop Foundation, 2020 Art in the Loop ProjectArtsTech, Splash MobCommunity Housing of Wyandotte County, CHWC Community Arts ProgrammingGurukul Dance Company, Masters in MotionHeartland Chamber Music,
The Kansas City Campus for Animal Care and KC Pet Project are thrilled to announce that their new campus will officially open for city services to the public on Wednesday, January 1st at Noon. The campus is located in Swope Park across from Lakeside Nature Center and down the street from the Kansas City Zoo and Starlight Theatre. Operations of city services will transition from the current operations at 4400 Raytown Road to the new campus at 7077 Elmwood Avenue on January 1 for all services related to