Volunteering Archive

2021 Get Busy Livin’ Grants Now Available! [Update: Closed]

Update: Applications for the 2021 Get Busy Livin’ grant cycle were due March 31, 2021, and are no longer being accepted. The original version of this post follows: The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Dylan Meier Get Busy Livin’ (GBL) Foundation grant application is now available through … Continue reading →

Youth Volunteerism Supported by GBL

Relish  each  moment  of  life.  Get  Busy  Livin’. The Dylan Meier  Get  Busy  Livin’  Foundation  (GBL)  was  established  in  2011  to  provide support  for  individuals  and  groups  that  embody  the  values  that  Dylan  pursued: adventure,  fitness,  curiosity,  generosity  and  a  daily  zest  for  life  experiences .The  GBL Foundation  is  determined  to  break  down  the  boundaries  that  keep  people  … Continue reading →

The Mission to Finding Peace by Cathy Farmer

Cathy shared her story of participating in the Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Mission Trip, which received funding through CFSEK from the Get Busy Livin’ Foundation, at our grant celelbration in November. We hope you enjoy reading what she shared as much as we did hearing it that evening. When Janice first mentioned this event to … Continue reading →

Youth Organization Volunteerism Grant 2016

Last updated July 29, 2021 For 2016, the Dylan Meier Get Busy Livin’ Foundation (GBL) is proud to announce a new program sponsoring youth-volunteerism activities. The desire to serve others has always been ingrained in the GBL philosophy. Unbeknownst to Dylan he began volunteering early in his life through sports and various activities, first as … Continue reading →

Are you a volunteer? There are more of you now….

Why do you volunteer?  For most of us it is just part of our DNA to give our time and talent to bring about good works where we live. It is what we believe we should do for others plus, while we are helping others we are doing something to make ourselves feel better, too. … Continue reading →