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Hadley K Irwin
A Citation for Mrs. Snyder: French Government Acknowledges Aid Given to Children
Photo and biographical articles (including a reprint of a Kansas City Times article from December 25, 1920) about Mrs. Lillian Ethel Snyder, or Lillian Snyder (pictured as the wife of LeRoy Snyder), "cited...
Big Sisters of Kansas City
Description of the "Big Sisters" organization for socially and financially disadvantaged young women.
City Union Mission and Camp CUMCITO
April 12, 2008
Brief description of the City Union Mission Camp In The Ozarks which was started in 1933 by David Bulkley. Located near Warsaw, Missouri, the camp was organized for poverty-stricken children, ages five...
Colored Child Welfare Stations in Kansas City
Article about Child Welfare Stations and Well Baby Clinics utilized in the growth of care for black babies in Kansas City.
Community Care: 100 Years of Compassion
Photo and article about the "Jewish Family & Children Services of Greater Kansas City, the oldest formal, Jewish, social-service agency in the metropolitan area, celebrat[ing] its 100th anniversary this...
Organization founded in1969 in England "offering friendship and sharing of feelings for those who have lost a child."
Cover Story: Local Heroes
Photo and bio of Gary Baker, the "not-for-profit CEO" and fund-raising event organizer of "Crittenton, founded in 1896 as a home for unwed mothers," having "evolved into the second-largest treatment center...
Home Sweet Home
History of the charitable organization nationally and in Kansas City, the only city with more than one such house--the State Line and Cherry Houses.
Industry Outlook: The Faces of Philanthropy
Photos and article about various philanthropic or charitable organizations in Greater Kansas City, including those dealing with children, employment training, and health care, etc.
Kansas City Sketches
Description of the social services of the city in general and especially as they deal with children.
Kansas City, Godfather
Article about Kansas City's Board of Public Welfare, started in 1909 as "a Board of Pardons and Paroles" and becoming a model representative of the "Godfather System" of city government departments "to...
Short explanation of the foundation of the organization and its founder and building.
Making a Difference
Description of the KCMC Child Development Corporation, a charitable organization for children, and its black director Dwayne Crompton.
People: Bob Rogers
Short profile of Rogers and "Kansas City's largest foundation" for inner city children.
Philanthropic Profile: Granting Wishes
Photo and description of the donation of over $100,000 to the "Make-A-Wish Foundation" charity (for "children with life-threatening illnesses") by "Grant Thornton LLP, a national accounting and management...
December 1, 2004
This issue of Ingram's includes "Industry Outlook" which features philanthropy. Includes a report of a meeting held at the Kauffman Foundation with nearly 40 interested parties, both providers and funders....
State Camping Services: Missouri Takes Care of Her Young Citizens
Photos and article about "Missouri's camping season" for underprivileged children at state parks, with campers being composed of "the Boy and Girl Scouts, Camp Fire Girls, schools, 4-H Clubs, FFA, church...
The Children's Bureau of Kansas City
Article about the Children's Bureau of Kansas City, an organization performing functions for young children's health including education, yearly censuses, annual physical exams, records, etc.
The Niles Home for Children: 100 Years of Caring and Sharing
History of the community center for black children at 1911 East 23rd Street, founded in 1883 by Samuel Eason.
What's a Child Worth?
Photos and biographical article about Don Wilson, manager of "the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Project Essential" for school children since 1993. Native of Iola, Kansas previously engaged as "interim...
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