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    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Kansas City, MO – On #GivingTuesday, Kansas City nonprofit organizations reportedly raised over $1.4 million from 7,488 donors. These results were compiled from a survey issued by Nonprofit Connect to nonprofit organizations based in the Kansas City metro.   129 different nonprofit organizations reported results from the international day of giving, including the amount of funds they raised and ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release, Community, Nonprofit Connect
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Kansas City, MO, December 12: Charlotte Street Foundation and Mobank is proud to announce that the new Artboards installation for December through February have been installed at the billboards above the Mobank located on 125 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO. These installations feature two established artists in the Kansas City community, Barbara Florez and Jahaira Aguilar. These large-scale ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release
    Friday, December 08, 2017
    Eighteen months ago, the Turner House Children's Clinic board, along with the leadership of the University of Kansas Health System and the University of Kansas School of Nursing began conversations and planning to merge the operations of three existing safety net clinics in Wyandotte County. Those clinics are Turner House, Silver City Health Center and the KU Pediatric clinic housed at the ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 06, 2017
    Kansas City, MO, December 6, 2017: The Charlotte Street Foundation, alongside Mobank and with support from Outfront Media, are happy to announce the artist selections for the 2018 “Artboards" series. The 2018 Artboards artists are the Argot/Nots (Logan Acton & Meghan Skevington), Johnny B/Imagine That, Jessica Kincaid, Dylan Mortimer, Steve Snell, Larry Thomas, Bernadette Torres, and Annie ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 05, 2017
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Johnson County Community College Foundation has received a $2 million gift from Hugh L. Libby, Mission Hills. The gift will be used to help construct a new career and technical education building, part of the college’s largest facilities project in its history.   Libby’s gift is very reflective of his character, Dr. Jerry Cook who is a long time trustee for the college ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Thursday, November 30, 2017
    Kansas City, MO, November 30, 2017: The Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce the seven artists who are selected to participate in an 18 month-long Neighborhood Artists Residency pilot program at 4001 Troost Avenue, starting in December 2017 and running through the end of May, 2019. Neighborhood Residency Coordinator, Selina ONeal, is excited about the next steps in the program, ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Good News, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    Announcing the launch of Camp Fire's completely redesigned and updated website! It reflects "what makes Camp Fire, Camp Fire," and all that we've learned over the last 5 years. A work of labor and love! Check it out here:https://campfire.org/  
    Categories: Good News, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    Park University has been ranked by Military Times as the No. 4 private college/university in the country on the publication’s “Best Colleges 2018” list (formerly known as “Best for Vets”). The ranking is a reflection of the services and support the University provides to active duty military, veterans and their families.   The publication recognized Park with four stars (out of four) for its ...read more
    Categories: Education, Good News, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Park University and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management have announced that Park has joined the Federal Academic Alliance, an academic agreement to provide discounted tuition for federal employees nationwide, along with their spouses/domestic partners and dependents. Those eligible can receive a discount equivalent to Park’s military veteran tuition rate, as well as have the University’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Kansas City, MO (November 8, 2017) Children International is pleased to announce that John D. Clause has been named the organization’s new Vice President of Global Philanthropy. Clause is a national and global fundraising leader who has worked for a variety of charities and shares Children International’s passion of helping kids break the cycle of poverty. Clause has more than 40 years of ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Good News, Press Release, On The Move
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Park University has announced that the Edward F. Swinney Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, has made a $250,000 grant to support a state-of-the-art finance laboratory in the University’s planned Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center.   The finance lab will provide Park students with a unique real-world experience, not only for those in the space itself, but also for students across the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Good News, Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release
    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, KAN. —? For the second year in a row, Unbound  has been named a gold winner at the SMCKC AMPS Awards. The AMPS Awards are presented by the Social Media Club of Kansas City, the most active of Social Media Club Global's nearly 350 chapters worldwide. The awards, which are named for the word "amplify," honor excellence in social media throughout Greater Kansas City.   Unbound took ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release