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  • News for Human Interest

    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    The public is invited to learn more at a community input event on July 7 from 9-11 a.m. at Fisher Park and to volunteer at a community build in September. Kansas City, KS. On June 1, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced the Unified Government of Wyandotte County (UG) would be one of twenty-five entities across the nation to receive one of the highly competitive, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, Good News
    Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    It pays to have a hometown superhero. In 2018, that’s $2,099,787. By the end of the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend auction on a star-studded Saturday night — the finale of two jam-packed days of events to benefit Children's Mercy hospital — the total broke $2 million for the first time since the annual fundraiser launched in 2010. "Every dollar we raise is a blow against cancer," said actor Rob ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Kansas City, MO, May 29, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation (Kansas City, MO) and Spencer Museum of Art (Lawrence, KS) are excited to announce this year’s crop of award winners for the 2018-19 Rocket Grants. The grants are funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and a total of $60,000 was awarded to the eleven selected artists and artist groups. Since the beginning of the program ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    May 23, 2018For more information:Casey Waugh                                                            Wayside Waifs                                                           913-909-4397                                                  cwaugh@waysidewaifs.org  Wayside Waifs Volunteers Meets The Wylie Foundation MatchKANSAS CITY, Missouri – Wayside Waifs was challenged by The Jack & Glenna Wylie ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Kansas City, MO (May 24, 2018) Tech industry veteran and longtime Children International supporter Laird Malamed has run 20,000 miles and raised more than $75,000 for the organization to date. His most recent events this spring – The Boston Marathon and The Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon – helped him reach this incredible achievement. Malamed, who is the founding COO of Oculus and currently ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Human Interest