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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Activist and Mother of Matthew Shepard, Mrs. Judy Shepard, to Speak May 8th at SAVE, Inc.'s No Place Like Home Event  SAVE, Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive housing solutions to socially and medically disadvantaged people for more than three decades, is pleased to announce that activist and equal rights trailblazer Judy Shepard will be their guest speaker at the No Place Like Home ...read more
Categories: Community, Nonprofit Connect, Press Release
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
MISSION, Kan. (April 23, 2019)  - Support Kansas City, Inc. (Support KC) is pleased to announce that William (Bill) Moore, PhD, has been selected as the new President and CEO of the organization following an extensive Selection Committee search.   Moore who currently serves as president of The Strategy Group, a consulting organization to foundations, nonprofits, and communities, is an ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Originally posted in the Kansas City Business Journal. Read more here. Thanks to a $10 million donation from the Sunderland Foundation, Truman Medical Centers is more than halfway to reaching a fundraising goal to expand its newborn intensive care unit (NICU) on its Hospital Hill campus in Kansas City. The campaign has a fundraising goal of $18.8 million. The funds will allow the NICU to expand ...read more
Categories: Good News
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
NORTH KANSAS CITY, MO, April 17, 2019 – Value Stream Consulting (VSC) is one of the most experienced Salesforce partners and works exclusively with foundations and nonprofit organizations. VSC recently moved its headquarters to North Kansas City, to accommodate rapid local growth and leverage the area’s diverse high-technology talent pool.  In addition to the new corporate headquarters in North ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, On The Move, Press Release
Friday, April 12, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 12, 2019) — Good Samaritan Project (GSP) is now Thrive Health Connection. The organization unveiled its new name and brand identity to stakeholders late yesterday, April 11. The organization is celebrating 35 years of providing exceptional care in the community to those affected by HIV. In December, they moved to 5008 Prospect Ave., into one of the two ZIP codes in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Good News
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Parkville, Mo.—April 11, 2019 — During the 2018-19 academic year, Park University and the National Archives at Kansas City have partnered to commemorate the University’s Year of Engagement, a year of conversation and action on its Kansas City area campuses and in the community. The Year of Engagement Documentary Series includes films that reflect Park’s core values (accountability, civility and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Originally posted in Startland News. Read the full article here. $200,000 grant to LEANLAB Education from Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic arm will mark the Facebook founder’s first investment in the Kansas City education scene. “We are committed to growing partnerships throughout the country,” said Katie Boody, LEANLAB CEO. “And with the support of [The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative] we aspire to ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
From one of Kansas City’s most popular breweries to a company that streamlines the RFP process to another business that’s known for its big heart, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce has announced this year’s Top 10 Small Businesses. The Top 10 were chosen from a pool of 80 nominees, out of more than 2,000 original applicants. Instead of the traditional reception where the Chamber ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Karin Cox, MFA President and Co-Founder, Hartsook KANSAS CITY - Hartsook is pleased to announce the promotion of Karin Cox to the position of President. Karin has served as Senior Executive Vice President since 2008. "Karin's well-deserved and timely promotion to President and Co-Founder recognizes her vital role in Hartsook's creation, its present and its future," said Hartsook ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, April 08, 2019
Kansas City, MO (April 8, 2019) -- Kansas City Teacher Residency (KCTR), a nonprofit organization that recruits, trains, and places a diverse teacher workforce in public Kansas City schools, announced a new partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Education (UMKC). The education partners will work together to provide a rigorous master’s degree to program participants ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Good News, Press Release
Monday, April 08, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On Tuesday April 9th Wayside Waifs will be hosting the Grandview and South KC Chamber of Commerce at their animal shelter (3901 Martha Truman Road, KCMO 64137). Members of the Chamber of Commerce, and President of Grandview Board of Alderman will be at Wayside from 8-9:30am. A 75th Anniversary proclamation will be held during that time.  This year marks Wayside Waifs’ 75th ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, April 05, 2019
KANSAS CITY - Hartsook is pleased to announce the appointment of Terrance (Terry) P. Dunn and Robert (Bob) D. Regnier to its board of directors."I am proud to welcome Terry and Bob to Hartsook's board," said Hartsook Board Chairman and CEO Matt Beem. "They are exceptional leaders who bring extraordinary corporate and philanthropic experience and expertise. Their guidance and counsel is highly ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Good News
Thursday, April 04, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Sherwood Autism Center broke ground Wednesday on a $3.5 million renovation and expansion project. The 10,000 square foot expansion will take place at their 8030 Ward Parkway Plaza campus. Currently, the center is dedicated to helping children with Autism, but when renovations are finished, it'll combine adult programs as well. Right now adults find help at Sherwood's ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, Good News, Press Release
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Kansas City, Missouri // Friday, March 29, 2019 // https://www.maglcc.org/ – At the organization’s annual Transgender Day of Visibility event on March 28, 2019, the Mid-America GLCC formally announced its decision to rename and rebrand as the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce. The move comes amid growing national attention on the discrimination and rights of the Transgender Community, and ...read more
Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
  Night at the Helm, Park University’s annual fundraising event that benefits selected University programs, will be held on Wednesday, June 12, at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., starting at 6 p.m. The community is invited to attend this celebration as the University charts the course for leadership in the military and business. This year’s Night at the Helm ...read more
Categories: Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Education, Good News
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
(Kansas City, MO) – Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) is pleased to announce Interchange, a new pilot program created to strengthen communities and individual artists within the M-AAA region by supporting artist-led projects focused on social impact. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation granted $500,000 to M-AAA to fund the pilot program. Interchange will provide grant funding, training, and peer ...read more
Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
After more than 30 years as its founder, leader and bold visionary, Hartsook announces the retirement of Dr. Robert (Bob) F. Hartsook. Effective March 1, 2019, Bob assumed his new role as Hartsook's Founder and Chairman Emeritus. Bob Hartsook has been a fundraising maverick for half a century. He remains one of the most influential leaders for growing philanthropy. His tenacity, nonconformity ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019 — When Park University’s Fall 2019 semester starts on Monday, Aug. 19, it will offer three new degree options, including a Master of Arts in National Security Studies, a Bachelor of Music in Audio Engineering and a cybersecurity concentration in the Bachelor of Science Information and Computer Science program. In addition, the University has added three graduate certificates and ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Education, Press Release