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HEART OF AMERICA VA STAND DOWN
Heart of America Stand Down Foundation hosts two Stand Downs, annually,
serving veterans in the Kansas City metropolitan area
mission is to provide marginal and homeless veterans in the Kansas City
metro access to short- and long-term resources necessary to
begin rebuilding their lives. Together, as a community, we provide
resources necessary to assist veterans in ridding barriers that
prohibit them from more fulfilling, productive lives.
SACS volunteers served lunch at the spring Stand Down,. Mayor James and Congressman Cleaver offered remarks. OUTPOURING OF HOPE
COMMUNITY SERVICES LEAGUE
Services League seeks to make meaningful and lasting change in people's
lives. Their mission is to assist communities in reaching their
potential by providing immediate relief to people in need, assessing
their situations, and providing solutions that lead to economic
stability. Their goal is to help people improve their household income,
household net worth, credit scores, and overall self-sufficiency and
well-being with the following: income supports, housing counseling,
employment readiness, and financial counseling. SACS volunteers
support the efforts of CSL by assisting with their fundraisers.
Recently volunteers assisted with registration and food and drink
serving at the Outpouring of Hope event.
DUMPSTER DIVING FOR BRIDGING THE GAP
Bridging The Gap (BTG) works to make the Kansas City region sustainable by “connecting environment, economy and community,”and
is the premier organization in the area providing environmental
education and volunteer action through more than 1,500 volunteers annually.
SACS volunteers are among them. Recently we
enthusiastically helped out at the Metro North Recycling Center. NIGHT OUT WITH ELVIS
Some of our volunteers took the night off recently to see an Elvis impersonator and do a little dancing. We love to dance.
volunteers prepared turkeys for the Kansas City Senior Citizen
Christmas Dinner. This event is a favorite among the members. Who knew deboning turkeys could be so much fun?