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Henri Goettel Announces Retirement After 20 years

Henri Goettel, longtime leader of Truman Heartland Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC), has announced her retirement after more than 20 years as the program’s volunteer adult facilitator.
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Make a Big Impact with a Future Gift

Life changes quickly and the coronavirus has prompted many people to write or rewrite their wills. Don’t forget the impact of including a charitable gift in your estate plan.

Renovating and Reimagining Englewood

Renovations on the new Englewood Arts Center are officially underway, bringing revitalization and new jobs to Independence.

Providing Stability and Sustenance for Students in Independence

During the past few months, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City has continued to offer stability and sustenance to students in Independence and across the metropolitan area.

2019 Annual Report: Soaring to New Heights

Published in February, the 2019 annual report celebrates the grants, gifts and actions that strengthened our community last year.
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Power of Community: Delivering Joy to Raytown Families During the Coronavirus

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Raytown School District’s Parents as Teachers program continues to bring joy and support to Raytown families.

Students Support Grants Cycle Virtually

With distance learning and most events canceled or postponed, Youth Advisory Council students are using their time to play an important role in this year’s competitive grants program.
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Use Your Stimulus Check to Invest in Community

While many Americans are depending on stimulus money to make ends meet, for the fortunate ones among us, this as an opportunity to make a difference and help our community endure this challenging time.

CARES Act Provisions: The Good News for Charitable Giving

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) includes a wide range of financial assistance designed to ease many of the financial burdens caused by the pandemic and provisions designed to help stimulate charitable giving right now.

Resources for Nonprofits During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Truman Heartland Community Foundation is dedicated to our commitment of supporting local nonprofits as they face an increase in demand for services, decreased revenues and increased operational expenses caused by the pandemic.



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