GBL grants awarded in 2018

2018 GBL Youth Volunteerism Grant Recipients

  • Cherry Street Youth Center: Warehouse Service Project at Heritage Health Care Nursing Home to purchase materials and make lap blankets for the nursing home residents.
  • Crawford County 4-H Junior Leaders: Community Revitalization project will provide community clean up and plant flowers at the county courthouse.
  • Galesburg Christian Church High School Youth Group: Will host a You Are Loved BQ as part of their 30 Hour Famine project at the low income/elderly housing in Erie, KS to become acquainted and aware of those in their communities.
  • Labette County Fair/Boy Scouts: Will pick up trash each day of the fair to keep a clean, tidy appearance.
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Mission Trip 2019: Annual Mission Trip to Appalachia takes a work crew to Appalachian family homes and also helps with a food and clothing drive.
  • SEK Humane Society: Plants for Pets is a project to teach gardening skills to 10 children with parents while cleaning up and landscaping the SEK Humane Society.
  • Special Olympics: Southeast Kansas Track and Field Games will provide needed supplies to volunteers who record measurements, time-keeping, and award medals to participants.