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Advantage Cares Summer Giveback

We wanted to do something to bring the community together in support of some big causes. That's why we've partnered with three charities to host our second voting contest. These three fantastic organizations will placed against one another to see who can walk away with the most votes. The winner gets more than bragging rights, however! They walk away with the largest amount of money—though every organization wins! Voting closes at the end of Saturday, August 31, 2024.

Donations:

  • 1st: $1000
  • 2nd: $500
  • 3rd: $250
Rules:
  • Contestant requires minimum 50 votes to qualify.
  • Voting: 1 vote per day per person.
  • Votes with unverified emails will not be counted.
  • One organization per voter

O'Connell Children's Shelter

O’Connell Children’s Shelter is proud to offer a variety of services to support Kansas youth who are in need of assistance. We offer Residential Services including YRC 2 and Emergency Shelter Placements, and Qualified Residential Treatment Services. We have a licensed capacity to serve almost 60 children in residential care in five facilities located throughout Douglas County. While we support the idea that children should be raised in a family setting when safe to do so, we also understand the unique challenges some youth present and are well versed in caring for youth with severe behavior challenges, or extreme mental health needs.

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Just Food

Just Food is the food bank of Douglas County, supplying 29+ partner agencies with fresh produce, dairy products, meat, bread and pantry staples. Tuesday through Friday, Just Food operates a food pantry out of our main building serving 150-300 families daily. We are a team dedicated to our guiding principles and listening to our clients and community to serve the larger needs of our neighbors facing hunger.

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Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence offers members a wide range of programs, events, field trips, and recreational and educational activities. Quality mentoring and academic support is also provided. All programs are divided into three core areas that are meant to develop specific skills or strengths. Together they comprise a set of programs that contribute to the formation of well-rounded, socially responsible and motivated young citizens of the community. By the time our members enter the "real world," they are well-equipped to conquer it.

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