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Van Go's COVID Emergency Response

Van Go's COVID Emergency Response

Posted Monday August 10, 2020
Van Go received $5,000 from the Crisis Response Fund grant program. From the Van Go Report: ...
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LAC: Expanding Online Learning Access

LAC: Expanding Online Learning Access

Posted Monday July 27, 2020
The Lawrence Arts Center received a $5,000 Crisis Response Fund Grant to expand online learning access to continue to provide the best in visual and performing arts opportuntities for students of all ages in our community. Thanks to the amazing faculty, staff and artists for making virtual magic happen for so many! ...
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Ballard Center is Changing Lives, Reducing Stress, and Easing the Burden

Ballard Center is Changing Lives, Reducing Stress, and Easing the Burden

Posted Thursday July 23, 2020
The Ballard Center received a Crisis Response Fund Grant to help families with tuition during the pandemic. Because of the generous support of donors to the Douglas County Disaster Response Fund, the Ballard Center was able to change lives, reduce stress, and ease the burden of our neighbors and friends when they needed it most. ...
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Face Masks for Baldwin City

Face Masks for Baldwin City

Posted Tuesday July 21, 2020
The Crisis Response Fund grant program is providing innovation in action throughout our communities. The Lumberyard Arts Center worked with other community nonprofits, community volunteers, and a local small business on a project that not only made the community healthier, but it helped keep the small business open during the pandemic. From the grant report: ...
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United Way of Douglas County - Innovative Action is making a difference

United Way of Douglas County - Innovative Action is making a difference

Posted Monday July 20, 2020
We are so thankful we can partner with the United Way of Douglas County. The staff, volunteers, organizations, and community support are all making such a difference during the pandemic.  We received an update from the United Way team this week: ...
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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Lawrence COVID-19 Response

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Lawrence COVID-19 Response

Posted Tuesday July 14, 2020
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas received a $5,000 Crisis Response Fund grant from DCCF for disaster relief programming.  We received good news about all they were able to do to help Douglas County citizens. ...
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Housing and Credit Counseling: Free services by phone during COVID-19

Housing and Credit Counseling: Free services by phone during COVID-19

Posted Tuesday July 14, 2020
Housing and Credit Counseling (HCCI) is making a difference for our community during the pandemic. Awarded a $2,100 grant from the Crisis Response Grant fund program, HCCI has been spreading the word about their services through printed materials available at Just Food and Ballard Community Center, as well as through various social media channels. Small businesses and community members can receive free counseling by phone and videoconferencing from HCCI in English and ...
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Housing Stabilization Collaborative

Housing Stabilization Collaborative

Posted Tuesday July 14, 2020
The Housing Stabilization Collaborative provides financial rent support and low-interest microloans to Douglas County renters experiencing a COVID-affected income. Through the HSC, tenants, landlords and participating agencies are brought together to collaboratively establish equitable and sustainable solutions for rent support and successful housing. ...
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Feeding Eudora: Eudora Schools Foundation meeting the needs of our community

Feeding Eudora: Eudora Schools Foundation meeting the needs of our community

Posted Wednesday July 8, 2020
The Eudora Schools Foundation received $5,000 from the Douglas County Community Foundation to help provide meals for students starting July 1st until school resumes in August. The Eudora School District has provided extended food service to students through the end of June and has worked to transition food services to the Feeding Eudora program for the remainder of the summer.  ...
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Bert Nash Tele-Therapy: Making Care Possible During COVID-19

Bert Nash Tele-Therapy: Making Care Possible During COVID-19

Posted Monday July 6, 2020
DCCF is supporting the work of Bert Nash through a $5,438 Crisis Response Fund Grant. The grant was used for Zoom subscriptions and licenses as well as disposable masks. ...
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