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Client Success Story: SAVE, Inc. Breaks Ground on Alhaven, a supportive housing community in Midtown KC

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Byrne Pelofsky was delighted to attend the groundbreaking of Alhaven, a supportive housing community in Midtown Kansas City and an initiative of our long-term client, SAVE, Inc. SAVE, Inc. is the sole provider of specialized housing for those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the bi-state, Kansas City metropolitan area. It was founded more than 30 years ago as a mere 8-bedroom…

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501c Success Series with Wendy Guillies, Kauffman Foundation – Working Together for Systems Change through Philanthropy

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Wendy Guillies and the Kauffman Foundation are ready to create lasting systems change through philanthropy. As the keynote speaker at the 501c Success National Speaker Series on October 7, Wendy addressed an audience of nonprofit executives, staff and volunteers about the importance of working together to address and solve some of society’s most complex issues. (Jeffrey Byrne, Co-Founder/CEO of Byrne…

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Swope Health Announces New Projects + Plans at Loews Hotel Event

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Swope Health, in collaboration with Byrne Pelofsky’s special events team, hosted an outdoor event on September 23 to announce new projects and plans with 150 community leaders, public officials and constituents. Swope Health CEO Jeron Ravin shared these updates and remarks on the lawn of the Loews Hotel offering a first look into the following upcoming projects: PACE KC Adult…

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Client Success Story: Guadalupe Centers Receives Massive Grants to Fight COVID-19

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Guadalupe Centers Federal Credit Union (GCFCU) is a Community Development Financial Institution (CFDI) providing local communities with financial products and education to empower them and to ensure economic opportunity for all. Byrne Pelofsky recently helped GCFCU secure a $1,800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury as part of a $1.25 Billion stimulus package. The grant will be made…

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Lisa Pelofsky inducted into the Kansas City Business Journal Women Who Mean Business class of 2021

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The Kansas City Business Journal and a panel of independent judges recently chose Byrne Pelofsky’s own Lisa Pelofsky, Co-Founder + CEO, to join the select class of Women Who Mean Business for the year 2021.  The annual selection honors female leaders from Kansas City who represent not only significant business success, but who do so while uplifting the community at…

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Client Success Story: KC Kosher Meals on Wheels Funds Growth with Mabee Foundation Grant

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When KC Kosher Meals on Wheels became engaged with Byrne Pelofsky, the pandemic was pushing their services to areas not seen before.  The organization needed to quickly accelerate their existing campaign to expand their facility to reach seniors, disabled and special needs home-bound individuals with critical meals each week.  The Mabee Foundation recently awarded them with a $250,000 challenge grant…

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Byrne Pelofsky hosts 2021 Entrepreneurship KC Summer Interns

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Byrne Pelofsky + Associates is proud to host interns from the Entrepreneurship KC program for their Summer 2021 program. Entrepreneurship KC is an initiative to create the next generation of entrepreneurs by providing scaffolded immersive entrepreneurial experiences to area students from surrounding high schools. Their vision is to create and develop the next generation of entrepreneurs by supporting educators and…

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Client Success Story: Kansas City Kansas Community College Awarded $10,000,000 from Sunderland Foundation

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Byrne Pelofsky is excited to announce that our client, Kansas City Kansas Community College Foundation has been awarded $10,000,000 from the Sunderland Foundation in support of their Centennial Path to 2023 capital campaign. Byrne Pelofsky is currently providing campaign management services to KCKCC as they raise $70,000,000 to fund the construction of a new Downtown Community Education Center. The award was recently announced…

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Lisa Pelofsky Named Honoree for Women Who Mean Business Class of 2021

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We are delighted to announce that Lisa Pelofsky, our Co-Founder and CEO, has been named an honoree in the Kansas City Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” class of 2021. The Women Who Mean Business award honors outstanding professional women who have made significant contributions to their business or industry, as well as their community. This award goes to women…

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Client Success Story: SAVE, Inc. Designated as 2021 recipient of Pride Night at the K!

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Congratulations to our client, SAVE, Inc. and their PRIDE Haven program for being the 2021 recipient of Pride Night at the K! Five dollars from every Pride ticket sold for the June 18th Royals game went to the Pride Haven program. SAVE, Inc.’s CEO, Blaine Proctor, accepted a $10,000 check on the baseball field from Slugger himself. SAVE, Inc. provides…

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