The Climate Council of Greater Kansas City
We are excited to announce our partnership with the Climate Council of Greater Kansas City whose mission is to educate, partner and advocate for solutions that reverse global warming. The council has developed an on-line platform where residents can learn about climate change/global warming, and…
Donate your car (or truck, boat, motorcycle or RV) to Green Works!
Kate kicked off the New Year by donating her old Saab to Green Works. It was easy, and we’ve made it easy for you too! You can donate a vehicle* to Green Works and qualify for a tax deduction. And your donation supports our important…
New Funding from Spire
We’re excited to announce that Spire has just awarded Green Works a grant for operational funding. Spire is the new company name for the former Missouri Gas Energy. Thanks Spire for supporting our students and Kansas City’s future young leaders!
Local news covers our job site visit to Olsson Associates
Last week Olsson Associates hosted our Green Works’ Excelerate students for a job site visit where the students had the opportunity to talk to Olsson employees, tour their offices, and try their hand at designing bike routes from midtown to the River Market. Shayla Patrick…
We surpassed our year-end matching goal!
Thanks to everyone who donated to Green Works at the end of the year and helped us surpass our year-end matching goal. A handful of funders agreed to match year-end contributions to Green Works in honor of our 10 year anniversary. Thanks to our supporters…
New Funders and New Programs
Green Works recently received funding from the Clif Bar Family Foundation to support our ECOS program. This is a great fit for a number of reasons including the fact that Clif Bars are our students’ favorite classroom snack! We’ve also received funding from the H&R…
Bank of America supports Green Works
Thanks to our friends at Bank of America, more young people in Kansas City will be connected to high-quality environmental education and employment opportunities. We’re excited to have Bank of America as a new partner in our efforts to prepare Kansas City’s future workforce!
Successful Year-End Campaign
Thanks to everyone (including Karla) who helped us raise over $14,000 for Green Works and take advantage of the generous matching donation opportunity from Ryan and Heather Bresette! We’re looking forward to a lot of new growth opportunities in 2017. Thank you for helping us kick off…
Green Works awarded $1500 from Shawnee Mission East Junior Board!
Last winter Mary and Kate met with Shawnee Mission East students who were researching Green Works for a program called Junior Board. In the spring we were in attendance at the high school when four different groups of students gave presentations on their chosen nonprofit. The students presenting…
- Earth Day Happy Hour at Boulevard benefits Green Works!
- Planting for Backyard Birds
- The Climate Council of Greater Kansas City
- Donate your car (or truck, boat, motorcycle or RV) to Green Works!
- Wardrobe Rehab for Women – the good, the bad and the fun!
- Aligning Excelerate to KC Rising’s Common Sector Competencies