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Kanbe’s Markets Awarded $100,000 Grant from JE Dunn

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Byrne Pelofsky congratulates our client, Kanbe’s Markets, for receiving a $100,000 Building a Legacy grant award from JE Dunn Construction! Kanbe’s strives to build a more inclusive food system by diverting perfectly good, edible fruits and vegetables from going to landfills and delivers it to a network of stores in USDA “low food access” neighborhoods in Kansas City, and to…
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Client Partner Spotlight: After the Harvest Celebrates Earth Day

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After the Harvest’s (ATH) mission is to fight hunger, improve nutrition, and reduce food waste by rescuing fresh produce and distributing it to organizations that feed hungry people. Each week, ATH delivers fresh produce to more than 360 agencies that serve over 35,000 hungry people in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The organization has saved nearly 25 million pounds of…
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Take Fundraising in Your Membership Organization to the Next Level

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“We do not engage in fundraising. We’re a membership-based organization.” This is the response we have received when engaging with associations and other nonprofits that operate on a membership model. While we understand developing a giving program sounds like a lot of work, you do not need a sophisticated development department to make giving a part of your organizational culture.…
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Partner Spotlight: The Willow Domestic Violence Shelter

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Byrne Pelofsky is excited to announce that our client, The Willow, opened its doors to a second domestic violence shelter location last week after successfully completing a $750,000 capital campaign. The Willow is a shelter, support, and referral organization for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking serving Douglas, Jefferson, and Franklin counties in Kansas. Byrne Pelofsky and The Willow…
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#GivingTuesday: December 3, 2019

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Social media + celebration = global giving = #GivingTuesday. In 2018, #GivingTuesday raised more than $400 million online through 3.6 million gifts in more than 150 countries around the world.  And for the eighth year in a row, Lamar Advertising is generously sponsoring #GivingTuesday billboards all over the metro area. Keep your eye out for the billboards over the Thanksgiving…
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Red Kettle Reflections

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John F. Marshall Senior Vice President Show me an Officer's son or daughter who has no recollection of experiences with Kettles and I'll show you someone who has unfortunately lost their memory. Every son or daughter of the regiment could sit down and share an interesting array of stories centering around either ringing a bell or playing a brass instrument…
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JB+A Client Partner Special Olympics Missouri Receives $1.5 Million Gift

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JB+A is excited to celebrate the fundraising success of its client partner, Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), who recently received a $1.5 million gift from an anonymous donor to support its planned Training for Life Campus. This donation represents the largest single cash gift received to date for the campaign.  The Training for Life Campus will occupy 16.5 acres in Jefferson…
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JB+A Client Partner SAFEHOME Receives its FOURTH Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating in a Row

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Congratulations to JB+A client partner SAFEHOME for receiving its FOURTH 4-Star Rating in a row from Charity Navigator.  According to Charity Navigator, only 8% of the charities it reviews have received at least four 4-Star ratings in a row. "I am thrilled that SAFEHOME has received this distinction from Charity Navigator, but I am also not surprised," says JB+A President…
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