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Posted: Mar 20, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Because of unprecedented circumstances created by COVID-19, the Kansas Volunteer Commission and Volunteer Kansas announced Thursday, March 19, that the Give Back Kansas Challenge will be postponed until summer 2020.

Posted: Feb 12, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Kansas employers are invited to register for the second annual Give Back Kansas Challenge and encourage employees to participate in community volunteering.

Posted: Jun 27, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Ten Kansas employers participated in the first Give Back Kansas Challenge hosted by the Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) and Volunteer Kansas.

Posted: Jun 24, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Grants will support 195 AmeriCorps members who help meet local needs

Kansas received more than $1.4 million in funding to help 195 AmeriCorps members meet local needs across the state, the Kansas Volunteer Commission announced Monday, June 24.

Posted: Jun 17, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Funds will leverage more volunteers in Kansas

The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is announcing funding of up to $100,000 for eligible entities to develop and/or support community-based organizations to recruit, manage and support volunteers.

Posted: Apr 3, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Fourteen Kansas employers have registered for the first Give Back Kansas Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to engage Kansans in employer-supported volunteering. This statewide challenge runs from April 1 through May 31, 2019.

Posted: Feb 21, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Kansas employers are invited to register for the inaugural Give Back Kansas Challenge and encourage employees to participate in community volunteering. The eight-week challenge will run from April 1 through May 31, 2019, with registration closing March 22 at bit.ly/givebackks.

Posted: Jan 28, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Mentor Kansas has been selected to receive a $25,000 Impact and Capacity Grant through the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF), a philanthropy dedicated to improving the health of all Kansans.

Posted: Jan 18, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Since 2002, National Mentoring Month has been observed annually to recognize the need for mentors in our communities and acknowledge the importance of promoting safe, inclusive and effective youth mentoring practices. To align with the national campaign, Mentor Kansas called upon the Kansas governor and lieutenant governor to declare January as Kansas Mentoring Month with an annual ceremonial proclamation signing.

Posted: Jan 3, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Ten Kansas organizations will receive funding of $500 each to support activities surrounding the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) announced Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.

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