Take a bag to Whole Foods and support Green Works
Through the end of September, when you visit the Whole Foods at 91st and Metcalf and take your own bags, you can choose Green Works for your bag donation. Thanks to everyone who has already taken part, we’ve raised $400 so far. Eat well, and keep those…
Tenesha cashes in on her summer internship
A couple of years ago, a soft-spoken young woman named Tenesha signed up for Green Works programming. On her application, Tenesha wrote that science was her least favorite subject and she admitted that the environmental topics were of little interest to her. But as the…
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….