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Askren, Robert G
Anderson Photo Company
$4 Million to Union Station
June 6, 2014
Article announces that the Hall Family Foundation has made a donation of four million dollars to Union Station to assist with planned improvements to this historic site. Union Station chief executive officer,...
'Treasure Hunt' Coming to End
September 29, 2010
Article discusses the closing of the Junior League Resale Boutique. For more than 75 years the shop provided clothes for needy families. Article gives more information about other programs run by the Junior...
40 Years, Mostly of Miracles
September 10, 2011
In-depth article about Operation Breakthrough and the two women, Sister Berta Sailer and Sister Corita Bussanmas, that began the child care center in 1971 to provide child care to the poor. The Catholic...
Agency Could Lose Funding
January 11, 2011
The West Side social services agency Guadalupe Center may not be able to receive county funding because Genaro Ruiz, who recently took the position of associate director of operations at Guadalupe, is...
Alfred Benjamin Dispensary
Interior view, showing staff and patients in waiting room; located at 1000 Admiral.
Altruism Mixes Naming Rights and Doing Right Thing in KCK
March 18-24, 2011
Article about the partnership of Livestrong, "the cancer foundation and Kansas City's recently rebranded professional soccer team (formerly the Wizards)." Livestrong will not be paying for the rights and...
June 27, 2008
Feature story spotlights Van Go Mobile Arts Inc. of Lawrence, Kansas. Founded by Lynne Green in 1996, the charitable organization employs student workers through its Jobs in the Arts Makes Sense (JAMS)...
Banker William Nelson Dies at 77
August 9, 2014
Obituary for banker and civic activist William C. Nelson. Details of Nelson's long career in banking and finance as well as his many contributions to area civic and charitable organizations are provided....
Barney Karbank Dies At 80
January 18, 2005
Kansas City native and premier industrial and commercial developer, Barney Karbank, died January 16, 2005. He was chairman of B. A. Karbank & Co. and developed more than 100 properties. The company controls...
Ben Jaudon and Cornerstone
Exterior view of Ben Jaudon, Director of Finance for Kansas City, Missouri, standing by a cornerstone among rubble from the demolishment of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Home for the Aged. The cornerstone...
Biography of Della C. Lamb (c.1877-1951), Children's Advocate
Biography of Mattie Lykins Bingham (1824-1890), Early Settler
Biography of Samuel Eason (?-1920), Founder of Niles Home for Children
Book Bank is a Rich Resource
June 22, 2008
Short article about the Heartland Book Bank, a nonprofit organization that distributes donated books to home schools, social service agencies, detention centers, and other nonprofits. In operation since...
Clippings about several charitable organizations and individuals, including the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations, the Florence Crittenton home for black girls, the Mental Health Foundation,...
Photos, illustrations, and information about various charities, charitable organizations, and related clubs and community centers in the Kansas City area.
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...
Clinic at Mexican Christian Mission
Interior view of clinic showing doctor and nurses treating Hispanic woman.
Comparative Statements of Income and Expenses Analyzed and Budget Requests
Depression-era statistics on non-profit or charitable organizations' finances and activities.
First of Its Kind, St. Michael's Center Will Serve Homeless Military Veterans
November 18, 2011
The St. Michael's Center for Veterans, "to be located on 22 acres near the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Kansas City, will provide 'one-stop' services to turn homeless veterans back into productive...
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