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Feature - A Leaders Perspective

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) members are back at school and looking for new members to join their teams. We recently spoke to our Team Leaders at their monthly meeting about why YAC is a worthwhile community initiative, and here is what some of these future community leaders had to say...
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Event - Toast to Our Towns 2022

Have you heard? We are having a little get-together at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center with about 700 of our closest friends, family, community leaders, and elected officials. Would you like to join us?

Feature - 2022 Corporate Citizen of the Year

Each year, Truman Heartland recognizes a corporate citizen whose generosity in charitable giving has a tremendous impact on the region we serve.
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Initiative - YAC Grant Process

While other area students enjoy sleeping in and lazing their days away during summer vacation, Youth Advisory Council (YAC) students are busy making an impact on kids’ lives throughout the region.
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Initiative – Job Skills for New Careers

Job Skills for New Careers is a collaborative community initiative designed to help hard-working adults receive industry-recognized certifications that provide a living wage, advancement opportunities, and a new career that will remain in high demand locally.
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Feature - 2022 Humanitarians of the Year

Both Steve and Joan are positive, energetic, insightful, and selfless in their lifelong pursuit of bettering their local community. Whether it be the impact of art, urban revitalization, empowerment through education, or Jewish heritage, Steve and Joan are dedicated to helping others by giving of themselves.
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Campaign Contributions for a Cause

Thousands of dollars go in and out of local political campaigns during an election cycle. But what happens when the election is over, and the campaigning ends?
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Feature - Never Judge a Book

Our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) students came together to collect household goods and nonperishable food items for three area nonprofits: Raytown Emergency Assistance Program (REAP), Community Services League (CSL), and Lee's Summit Social Services.
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Give Smart - Saving Lake

The City of Independence Animal Shelter Fund at THCF was established to provide operational support for the City of Independence Animal Shelter. The shelter offers numerous services to Independence and unincorporated Jackson County, including sheltering facilities, trap-neuter-release programs, animal control services, a pet food pantry, and more.

Give Smart - Investing in Youth

There are many ways to support the student leaders in our Youth Advisory Council (YAC). You could shop at one of the participating Hy-Vee grocery stores on April 9 and help students collect 40,000 food and household items for distribution in our communities. You could become a sponsor or order tickets to attend their Wheels and Reels drive-in fundraiser on April 30, featuring E.T. Or, you could become a member of the Foundation's annual Fan Club.



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