Athleta on the Plaza supporting Green Works for Earth Day
Come join us on Wednesday (Earth Day) at Athleta on the Plaza @Athleta_KC from 6-8pm. We’ll be educating customers about the impacts of polystyrene using our student’s latest art exhibit, and a portion of proceeds will benefit Green Works!
Whole Foods supporting Green Works with bag donations
Beginning April 27th, shoppers who bring reusable bags to Whole Foods market on 91st and Metcalf can choose to donate their 10 cent per bag credit to Green Works! Make a difference 1 Dime at a Time!
Recruiting for next year begins
We are recruiting Kansas City, Missouri students for our Fall 2015 ECOS program. If you know of an interested student who will be in 9th or 10th grade this fall and lives in the midtown area, please download an application.
Burns & McDonnell Denim Day supports Green Works!
Thanks to all our friends at Burns & McDonnell for choosing Green Works as the recipient of a contribution from a recent denim day! We’re honored to have the support of Burns & McDonnell through Tim Burkhalter’s service on our board, numerous B&M volunteers as well…
Beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! EDC and BNIM support Green Works
The Economic Development Corporation is featuring Green Works on their year-end United Way campaign page of their website. Mary and Kate were invited to BNIM for lunch today to accept an employee contribution from the employees and founders. We are so thankful for both…
We are a MARC 2014 Sustainable Success Story!
Today we were recognized by the Mid-America Regional Council as a 2014 Sustainable Success Story. We won the award for improving urban environments, and our workforce development and community outreach with urban youth. We were honored to be in such good company with other winners including After the…
Green Works honored with a 2014 Civility Award!
Yesterday we were honored by Consensus with a 2014 Civility Award. We were in great company along with the other winners including Mayor Sly James, The Johnson County League of Women Voters, Frank Pogge and RESPECT Institute of Missouri. We won the award for the way we work – in particular…
Green Works celebrates with Bob Walkenhorst
Please join us for a fundraising celebration on Thursday, November 6th from 5:30 – 9pm at the Green Lady Lounge, 1809 Grand Boulevard. Come enjoy the music of Bob Walkenhorst, lead singer of The Rainmakers, along with appetizers and drinks. Remarks at 6:15, followed by music….
Great workforce outcomes in our latest evaluation!
Dr. Alexis Petri just completed a Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping evaluation with fourteen of our students and the results are great! One of the highlights – 14 agreed or strongly agreed that they are better prepared for the workforce because of Green Works. Click here to read…
KC Star highlights internship program!
Steve Rosen with the KC Star interviewed one of our interns, Brandon Burdick about his Green Works summer internship at the Discovery Center. “Brandon Burdick had one heck of a job this summer. While many teens lined up work lifeguarding, mowing lawns or flipping burgers, Burdick helped…