Disaster Response

Hygiene Kits to Hurricane Ida

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Hurricane Ida was a deadly and destructive Category 4 hurricane that became the second-most damaging and intense hurricane to make landfall in Louisiana on record, behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005. More than a million people in Louisiana lost electrical power, and the storm caused widespread infrastructural damage throughout the southeastern portion of the state, as... 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Suzanne Franklin

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How long have you been volunteering?  Since I retired I have been an active volunteer for Heart to Heart International (HHI), the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art as a Research Assistant, a Greeter at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, and I work in the phone rooms during the pledge drives for KCUR public radio... 

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Hygiene essentials to Afghan refugees

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Tens of thousands of Afghans who helped American forces during the war are now arriving in the United States as refugees. According to reports from NPR: “Most will start the new American chapter of their lives at military installations scattered across the U.S. where they’ll be vetted before moving on to more permanent destinations. That... 

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