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Kansas City, Mo. Homeownership to Get Boost With $5.7 Million NeighborhoodLIFT Program

Program offers homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers, first responders
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Westside Housing Organization, today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to the Kansas City, Mo., area with a $5.7 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership in the counties of Cass, Clay and Jackson.

Wendy’s Franchise Owner Keeps His Foot on the Pedal for Children in Foster Care

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It’s the home to a distinct type of barbeque and this city straddles a state line. Today Ed Anderson’s Tour de Adoption takes us to Kansas City. He’s trying to raise $1 million to help find forever families for children in foster care. And dollar by dollar, he is doing it, but he still needs help!

Ed Anderson is a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA and he is riding 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness and critical funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. So far, he’s $215,000 towards his goal and he isn’t finished yet.

Drew Butera and Chris Young Present New Baseball Gloves to Miracle League of Kansas City Participants

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Drew Butera and Chris Young of the Kansas City Royals presented new baseball gloves to Miracle League of Kansas City participants. The event was held on April 23 as part of the Players Trust’s City Clinics program.

City Clinics is a grass-roots campaign developed by – and featuring the active participation of – current Major Leaguers to promote the game of baseball to under-served children across the country.

Cornerstones of Care and Aramark Unite to Provide Career Opportunities for Youth

Program helps youth in foster care prepare for employment
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Cornerstones of Care and Aramark help youth in foster homes prepare for successful careers

50% of foster youth will become unemployed when they "age out" of foster care. Aramark and Cornerstones are providing hope for a brighter tomorrow through career readiness workshops.

Time Warner Cable Helps Kansas City Nonprofit Launch Radio Station

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Time Warner Cable is deeply committed to Diversity & Inclusion when it comes to the employees we hire, the companies we work with and our non-profit community partners.

Kansas City non-profit the Black Family Technology Awareness Association (BFTAA) has been a strong long-term partner of TWC. This fall the BFTAA will launch a high school community radio station, and TWC volunteers lended a helping hand to get the radio station built!

Players Trust Ends Summer of ‘15 on a High Note

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It was a banner summer for the Players Trust programs that engage kids in their communities when school is out.

Buses for Baseball brought underserved kids to the ballpark, through City Clinics players helped inner-city kids learn the game, Action Teams partnered with players to serve their communities and Operation Backpack ensured that some of the neediest children will have sufficient school supplies when they return to the classroom.

Bringing CSR to Life through Community Events

Time Warner Cable Focuses on Events for Community Engagement
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By Joseph Zuniga, Events Specialist, Community Investment

Taproot Foundation Executive Director Rob Acton Kicks Off Kansas City's Nonprofit Solutions Conference

October 21-22, 2013; Kansas City Convention Center
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Kansas City, Mo., October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Nonprofit Solutions Conference is the region’s largest nonprofit industry conference where nearly 400 nonprofit staff and board members, civic leaders, funders and businesses gather to network, learn and grow.  The two-day conference (October 21 & 22, 2013) provides opportunities for sharing innovative ideas, understanding issues specific to the sector and exploring new trends in nonprofit leadership, as well as networking and creating professional connections.

BNSF Dedicates Opening of its New Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility

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FORT WORTH, Texas, October 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ — BNSF Railway today introduced its new Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility in Edgerton, Kan., to customers, business and elected officials during the facility’s grand opening ceremony. LPKC is a more than 1,550-acre master-planned distribution and warehouse development anchored by BNSF’s newest intermodal facility, the third such facility to anchor a Logistics Park on BNSF’s network.

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