Family Charitable Giving

Charitable Giving Stories, News and Ideas from the Innovative Team at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its Non-Geographic Label, Greater Horizons.
Oct 11, 2011

Q: How does a charitable spirit manifest itself in adolescent boys? A: Why, through PAINTBALL! (What else should we have expected?) For a week each summer, pals William Andrews, Allister Mac...

Sep 28, 2011

Fall has arrived! After spending our summer cooking up new innovations in charitable giving, we’re having a hard time believing it’s already over. At the Greater Kansas City Community F...

Sep 23, 2011

Last Sunday was all about charitable giving, as 14 members of the next generation of Kansas City's leaders began the seven-month Teen Giving Institute (TGI) program. The teens, who are alrea...

Jul 1, 2011

As a mother of young children and an enthusiastic supporter of charitable giving, I love stories of children finding creative ways to give back to their communities. At the Greater Kansas Ci...

Jun 16, 2011

Seven families participated in Camp Charity’s return to Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) over the weekend. This summertime Camp came with a tour of RMHC’s new organic garden, also ...

Jun 6, 2011

Even being observant gives back. Consider the Yellow Car Game. Kids in the back seat compete to claim each yellow car they see until someone hits 100. (This competition can last days, weeks ...

Apr 15, 2011

Last Sunday, charitable giving looked like more than 80 people celebrating the graduation of the first Teen Giving Institute (TGI) class at the Guadalupe Center. Parents, grandparents and si...

Mar 11, 2011

A journey in charitable giving began last fall for 21 Kansas City area teens through the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s Teen Giving Institute. In April, they will give away...

Feb 22, 2011

The transfer of more than $40 trillion in wealth by 2052, predicted by Paul Schervish and John Havens at the Boston College Center on Wealth and Philanthropy, is underway. Charitable familie...

Feb 9, 2011

Just thought I would drop you a note to let you know how much we enjoyed Camp Charity this morning. The girls learned a lot and we had a great time in the process. Thank you so much for incl...

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