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Tag Archives: Community Impact

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City: The tradition continues

By: Jen Johnson, 100th Anniversary Community Service Project Chair A group of committed volunteers banded together in 1980 to establish Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (RMHC-KC). The following … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Getting HIIT FITT at University Academy

By: Gina Stingley, Director of Community Impact, 2013-14 A new report published last week from the New England Journal of Medicine says one in eight US kindergarteners is obese. By … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meet the Board | Gina Stingley

Meet Gina Stingley, Director of Community Impact. In her role as Director of Community Impact, Gina is responsible for all League volunteers who are working toward the League’s impact area … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Healthy U | Family Dinners bring family and food together

By Kristi McNearney, Family Dinners committee member His smile said it all. A boy in my group had accomplished his final weekly goal of cooking a meal for his family. … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Action | Volunteering around the City

Community Action continues a 100 year old Tradition of volunteering by: Jennifer Ray, Community Action Director This year Community Action will continue the League’s 100 year old tradition of spreading … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Habitat home building update

Earlier this summer members of the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri along with representatives from Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity helped break ground for a new Raytown  home building … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making an impact in reducing childhood obesity

By: Alise Kowalski, PR/Marketing Chair, 2013-14 The Kansas City Star recently highlighted the significant impact the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri programming has had on reducing children’s obesity levels. … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Junior League: making an impact on children’s nutrition and fitness

By: Gina Stingley, Community Impact Director According to a new report out by the American Medical Association, one third of Americans are considered obese, and, perhaps more alarmingly, childhood obesity … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Impact | University Academy student talks up Nutrition Club

What I like about Nutrition Club By Torrei Ealy, University Academy sixth-grade student Nutrition Club really helps me a lot. It provides me with healthy food so I can stick to … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment