College Student Give Back

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College days are full of classes, friends and fun! For the MidAmerica Nazarene University students they are also full of service.  Thanks to the MNU football program and Coach Brian Wilmer, his team is getting out there and making a difference!  Recognizing their position both on and off the field,  as role models to young… Read more »

Spring Break Bowling Trip

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Ten pins, an eight pound ball and some very generous volunteers from Enterprise Bank & Trust equaled a whole afternoon of fun for our kids! Bank employees stepped away from their desks and busy schedules to provide (and enjoy) a great Spring Break activity with our kids.  Each team consisted of staff, volunteers and kids. … Read more »

A Taste of Italy

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Ciao!  Buongiorno!  Learning a little Italian and making “pizzas” were all part of our Taste of Italy Volunteer Night this month.  Thanks to some wonderful volunteers and a generous donation of felt scraps, it was a time to try both our imaginary culinary skills and explore a new language. Pizza making isn’t complete without rolling… Read more »

Molly’s Story of Hope

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Guess who stopped by KidsTLC this week?  “Molly”!!  She stopped by to see some of the nurturing, caring staff that supported her journey and share the exciting news that she has a new job at Burger King! She looks great! During “Molly’s” time at KidsTLC, she benefited from many of our volunteers activities.  She had… Read more »

Money, Money, Money!

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It’s the 3rd Tuesday of the month and all our older kids are gathered in the Chapel to learn about important life skills! Thanks to Sound Stewardship, LLC employee, Joel Reimer, each month our kids have a chance to gain some real life lessons about money, budgeting, credit and financial planning from experts in the… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Thank You

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During this month of “love”, thank you for sharing your LOVE with KidsTLC! Love for our kids doesn’t have to come in the form of roses, candy or giant stuffed bears – it comes from your time! KidsTLC Community Visitor Program provides our kids that have very limited, if any family support, with a volunteer… Read more »

How the Caterpillar Got its Wings

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“Just when the caterpillar thought “I am incapable of moving,” it became a butterfly.” ― Annette Thomas Everyday our kids face the challenge and reward of transformation! This week, thanks to Johnson County K-State Extension office staff, our kids had the opportunity to learn about another magnificent creature who experiences the powerful effects of transformation.  Over… Read more »

New Year Celebrations

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Happy New Year! Thank you to each of you for your part in helping make KidsTLC’s 2014 Volunteer Program such a success!  We logged over 5,000 generous community hours! As we look back – children in need of love, support and hope enjoyed ALL KINDS of wonderful activities.  Let’s look back at a few highlights! Settling… Read more »

Pinewood Derby Fun

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Over the last 100 years, scouting has created many wonderful memories for youth in our world!  This month some of those memories were brought to KidsTLC. For those of you involved in scouting, what is that one event that every parent and cub scout looks forward to?  Putting in long hours making is just right,… Read more »

A Heart Full of Thanks

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Tis the season to consider all the things we are thankful for!  KidsTLC is thankful for amazing staff, generous community support and dedicated volunteers!  Our kids took some time this week, during a volunteer activity, to think about what they are thankful for.  Volunteers help trace little hands as well as some big ones.  Some… Read more »