May 15, 2019

Oxford House Hope Central is pleased to announce that they were recently voted the winner of nearly $10,000 in charitable donations from members of the 100+ People Who Care group. During the group’s second quarter giving meeting on May 14, 2019, Oxford House and two other charities made presentations about their work, and those in attendance voted on which nonprofit organization would receive all of the $100 donations from the 100+ members of the philanthropic group.

Oxford House Hope Central serves a vital need for families suffering from alcohol and drug addiction by providing a safe, drug-free living environment. Their program has touched m...

February 19, 2019

Camp Hope Heartland is pleased to announce that they were recently voted the winner for more than $10,000 in charitable donations from the individual members of the 100+ People Who Care group in Barton County. The non-profit summer camp made a presentation to the group during their giving meeting on February 12 alongside two other worthy charities, the Great Bend Zoological Society and ElderCare Inc. After hearing a brief presentation from all three organizations, the members in attendance cast their anonymous ballots and Camp Hope Heartland was named the winner of the majority vote.

Established in 1982, Camp Hope is a program of Camp Hope-Hea...

November 12, 2018

The Prairie Godmother Funds of the Golden Belt Community Foundation recently received more than $10,000 in charitable donations when they were voted the winner of the November 6th giving meeting for 100+ People Who Care of Barton County. The endowment funds exist to provide one-time emergency grants to women in Barton County whose needs cannot be met by another charitable organization.

“Prairie Godmothers was founded five years ago by a group of women who wanted to create a sustainable source of grant making to help women now and forever,” says Melanie Calcara, one of the founding advisory board members. “In our first year, we raised over $100...

August 18, 2018

Healing Hearts Ranch is pleased to announce that they are the 2018 third quarter recipient of more than $10,000 in charitable donations from members of the local 100+ People Who Care group.

Healing Hearts Ranch serves a vital need for families facing mental health challenges by providing support through equine assisted psychotherapy. Licensed therapists and equine specialists work with clients and horses to establish relationships that address treatment goals for behavioral issues, ADD, PTSD, substance abuse, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, relationship problems and communication needs. Through these relationships, clients learn about t...

May 9, 2018

The Great Bend Community Theater is pleased to announce they were recently voted as the winner of more than $10,000 in donations from the members of the 100+ People Who Care group in Barton County. Following a humorous presentation from theatre members Dan Heath and Matt Mazouch, members of the group selected the Community Theatre out of the three charitable organizations who presented.

The Theatre plans to utilize the funds to bring the Missoula Children’s Theatre Company to the Great Bend community for the benefit of the youth in the area.  Professional actors and directors would be in residence for a week-long camp, providing up to 50-60 yo...

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