The first place winners with 520 votes and a $1,000 check! 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.
The second place winners with 459 votes and a $500 check! The Lawrence Community Shelter is the only emergency homeless shelter serving Lawrence and Douglas County in Kansas. We provide beds, meals, job assistance, medical services, and housing assistance to the community.
The third place winners with 180 votes and a $250 check! The Lawrence Humane Society nurtures the human-animal bond by providing shelter, care, and advocacy for homeless and abused animals, as well as resources for the pets and people in our community.