Congratulations to December’s Hats Off To Heroes Winner in the Topeka area, Legacy of Justice Foundation. The Legacy of Justice Foundation was established to support the mission of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association through preserving and enhancing the civil justice system in Kansas in order to protect the rights of Kansans.
The Foundation distributes resources to further this mission through such means as:
1. Promoting education and other activities to continually raise the standard of client representation by the plaintiff’s bar
2. Providing scholarships to worthy students at law schools in Kansas
3. Building community supports and services for vulnerable populations to help insulate them against the possibility of catastrophic injury or loss due to the actions of others
PLG was also honored to support the ALL IN 2020 campaign, which paves the way for better rights for all Kansans within the civil justice system.
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Congratulations to December’s Hats Off To Heroes Winner in the St. Joseph area, Midwest Adaptive Sports. 🎉🎉🎉 Midwest Adaptive Sports positively impacts the lives of those with physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral challenges through adaptive recreational and competitive sports. Their objective is to have fun, build independence, self-esteem, confidence, physical development and socialization.
Congratulations to November’s Hats Off To Heroes Winner in Topeka, Silverbackks!!! 🎉🎉🎉 🔹LEAD. HELP. BUILD. PROTECT🔹
The SILVERBACKKS are a troop of volunteers standing with those who need help standing on their own. Core programs include providing meals Sunday – Thursday, and providing hygiene kits and other necessary items.
The Open Door Food Kitchen feeds the hungry in St. Joseph a nutritious lunch 365 days a year. Approximately 40 churches, businesses and individuals volunteer to cook and serve sometimes 200 or more patrons a day.
“The greatest good is what we do for one another.”
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Congratulations to October’s Hats Off To Heroes Winner in Topeka, HEARTS (Helping Empower Adolescents Reject Thoughts of Suicide). This organization is rooted on the premises that we will overcome suicide through faith, hope, love and education. Their mission is to educate adolescents and parents about suicide prevention in order to empower them to use their voice to save a life.
The team at Patterson Gives Back organized a school supply drive supporting The Pando Initiative. Their mission is to connect with students to help them engage and thrive in education and their future. We are truly fortunate to have The Pando Initiative in our community and can’t thank them enough for all they do! – A big thanks to PLG team member Laura Valle for organizing!
Friends of the Animal Shelter works to increase animal adoption and redemption rates while minimizing the number of euthanized animals; educating the community regarding animal care and welfare issues; and helping care for the medical needs of all sick and injured animals that come through the Animal Shelter.
If you would like to nominate a non-profit hero that you think deserves to be recognized, visit our nominate a non-profit hero page for more information. Selected heroes will be featured on a News-Press NOW News Story and receive a $1,000 check.
Patterson Legal Group & WIBW teamed up again to honor Pet Assistance Network of Topeka as September’s non-profit hero in the Topeka area.
The mission of the Pet Assistance Network of Topeka is to provide temporary shelter consisting of healthy, appropriate and compassionate living conditions, enrichment activities, and personal care, to those pets whose owners are homeless or currently out of home who are being served by one of PANT’s partner agencies. At such time as the owner is no longer homeless or out of home, the pet will be reunited with its owner, preserving the human/animal bond.
Patterson Legal Group & News-Press NOW are honored to recognize THE BEST COFFEE SHOP EVER as the Non-Profit Hero in the St. Joseph area for August!
The student-led coffee shop is based at Central High School and serves school staff, allowing the students to practice money skills, professional conversations and professional dress so they are prepared to begin a job once they leave high school.
Ashley Stanton, Special Education Teacher, received a grant through the St. Joseph School District Foundation to start the classroom coffee shop.
Nominate a non-profit hero now that you think deserves to be recognized. Selected heroes will be featured on a News-Press NOW News Story and receive a $1,000 check.
If you would like to nominate a non-profit hero you think deserves to be recognized, visit our nominate a non-profit hero page for more information. Selected heroes will be featured on a WIBW News Story and receive a $1,000 check.