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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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Volunteer Spotlight: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

16 November

“HK has provided a really beautiful opportunity of service and educational experiences for our families. It’s one thing to talk about serving, and it’s another thing to do it. HK provides a lot of opportunities to do it,” said Kim Daley, Communication Director for the Kansas Wichita Coordinating Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of […]

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Community Spotlight: The Laundry Station

2 November

“It’s great to help an organization that can help more people than we ever could,” says Sharon Brinks of The Laundry Station, an Operation Holiday sponsor. We are so grateful to The Laundry Station for allowing HK to wash all of the blankets used to keep 100+ homeless men and women warm each night at […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jonni Tennant

27 October

“He was willing to share about his struggles with me, and he changed my life,” Jonni shared with us as she reflected on an impactful encounter with a homeless individual in Wichita who inspired her to start volunteering. Like many of us, Jonni Tennant was largely unaware of the affordable housing and homelessness crisis for a […]

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Operation Holiday 2020

9 October

We are excited be accepting applications for Operation Holiday from Monday, Oct. 12 through Friday, Nov. 20. Operation Holiday is the region’s largest holiday assistance program, bringing the community together to provide food, coats, blankets and more to 11-15,000 individuals and families during the holiday season. This year, modifications have been made to help people safely apply for and receive goods. In an effort to keep […]

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Client Spotlight: John

18 September

Like many of our homeless clients, John was initially hesitant to accept help. Then, one cold December night, he decided to get off the streets for a night and stayed at our Emergency Winter Shelter...

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Community Spotlight: Two Men and a Truck

17 September

HK is fortunate to partner with a number of dedicated community organizations, and none more so than Two Men and a Truck. Whether it’s helping out with Operation Holiday collection or distribution, Souper Bowl or otherwise, Two Men is always eager to help. From all of us at HK, thank you, Two Men, for all you do!

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Volunteer Spotlight: Brian DeWitt

15 September

We were fortunate to get to speak with long-time volunteer Brian DeWitt about his experience volunteering with HK and what it means to him. Thank you, Brian, for all you do! We could not serve thousands of our low-income and homeless neighbors each year without dedicated volunteers like you.

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Client Spotlight: Elle

1 June

As we count down the days until our Sleep Out/Speak Out event this Saturday, we will be sharing stories of what this event and your support is all about—helping those experiencing homelessness and poverty.

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Guest Blog on Sleep Out: “Eye-Opening and Humbling Experience”

7 May

My first true exposure to homelessness came last year when I participated in HumanKind Ministries’s first Speak Out/Speak Out event. It was an eye-opening and humbling experience, to say the least, and one that challenged every stereotype of homelessness that I might have believed.

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Our Shelters Are Still Open, and We Need Your Help

27 March

For many of us, these uncertain times have left us with a desire to do something to help the many struggling in our communities and around the world. We hope you will consider supporting HumanKind Ministries now, as our services are more vital than ever before.

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COVID-19 Updates at HumanKind Ministries (3/16/2020)

16 March

Like many of you, we have been closely following the news and updates from officials and health organizations regarding the spread of COVID-19 ("Coronavirus"). New updates are coming in all the time, and while these are uncertain times, we at HumanKind Ministries are reassured by the safety precautions being taken across the country, in our own community, and on our HK campus.

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