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Volunteer Spotlight – Karla Zerr

12 January

A true servant leader, Karla Zerr has done everything for HK From providing meals to building furniture! Karla started volunteering through St. Thomas Aquinas church and the Catholic Diocese. For ten years she served at the Men’s Emergency Winter Shelter, before doing the same at the women’s shelter. This summer she also helped us host […]

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Volunteer Spotlight – Tiffany Smith

22 December

“We’re all on this earth to help each other— I’d rather give than get.” Tiffany Smith first became involved with HumanKind by donating items but always wanted to donate her time, too. When she realized our volunteer opportunities extended beyond regular working hours, she was excited to sign up for the clothing closet at our […]

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Community Spotlight – Spirits Aerosystems’ Good Neighbor Fund

7 December

At HK, we are privileged to work alongside some truly extraordinary Wichitans. This month we are pleased to celebrate and introduce you to three individuals and groups that go above and beyond to help support our clients.

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Volunteer Spotlight—Christince Vumai

8 November

“Giving kindness and compassion directly is very beautiful.” Christince Vumai is a regular and much-valued HumanKind volunteer—more than that, she is a calming presence that both clients and HK staff appreciate being around.

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July Spotlights

21 July

At HK, we are privileged to work alongside some truly extraordinary Wichitans. This month we are pleased to celebrate and introduce you to three individuals and groups that go above and beyond to help support our clients.

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Community Spotlight—Bonnie Toombs and the Catholic Diocese of Wichita

26 April

“Our relationship with HumanKind is one we really treasure—we’ve enjoyed being able to work together to make things happen.” Since childhood, Bonnie Toombs of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita's Respect Life and Social Justice Office has held the belief that “You share what you have, even if you don’t have a lot, and you pay things forward.”

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What You Probably Don’t Know About HumanKind House and Case Managers

8 April

HumanKind House and Case Managers provide some of the most the most valuable and basic needs your donations fund. Take a look at life from their perspective.

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Raising Empathetic Humans: Four Tips for Talking to Kids About Homelessness

12 March

Teaching kids about homelessness and other social issues not only impacts their individual development, it has huge implications on the world around them.

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Fundraising Tips for a Successful Sleep Out

13 March

We really want you to enjoy your Sleep Out fundraising experience, so check out our tips to help you hit your fundraising goal (*bonus tip: people are more likely to help you meet your goal if they know what it is).

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Community Spotlight: Stuart Ray and Davis-Moore Auto Group

19 January

Davis Moore Auto Group has been a supporter and contributor to HumanKind for more than 10 years. Stuart Ray talks to us about the group’s extensive community engagement and what volunteering personally means to him.

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How HumanKind is Approaching the Affordable Housing Crisis in Wichita

15 January

HumanKind’s purchase of the 316 Hotel helps us address two chronic problems in our city—the need for immediate shelter and the affordable housing crisis.

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Community Spotlight: Dillons

16 November

We recently had the chance to hear more about HumanKind’s partnership with Dillons from Sheila Lowrie, Corporate Affairs Manager. Dillons has been a Compassion Sponsor for Operation Holiday since 2018, and they have supported HumanKind for more than 20 years. Keep reading for an inside perspective on being an Operation Holiday sponsor.   Tell us […]

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