Supporting Cristo Rey Kansas City Students Through Scholarships Individual & Family Giving

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation administers 250 scholarship funds. During the 2018-2019 school year, donors provided $3.3 million in scholarships to more than 2,000 students.

LaVon Colhour recently sat down with several guests on the Grow Your Giving podcast to discuss a local scholarship making a difference in the lives of students in Kansas City.

LaVon was joined by Community Foundation donor Kerm Fendler, who established the Cristo Rey Kansas City Fendler Family Scholarship. They were also joined by Steph Hart, Director of College Counseling at Cristo Rey Kansas City (CRKC), and CRKC Fendler Family Scholarship recipient, Alexis Medina.

Listen in as LaVon and our guests discuss how this scholarship and other opportunities help shape a student’s educational journey.

Listen to the conversation online, in the iTunes store and on Google Play Music.

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Authored by: Ellie Light, Communications Intern