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Salvation Army starting early in effort to ‘rescue Christmas’

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Salvation Army kettles are as much a part of the Christmas season as festive lights and caroling. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the organization is getting an early start on this year’s ...

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Large majority of donors expect no impact from COVID-19 this year

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In good news for churches and faith-based organizations, the vast majority of donors don’t the expect the covid-19 pandemic to reduce their giving for the rest of 2020. However, experts warn nonprofit ...

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City Union Mission partners with Swope Health to test homeless for Covid-19

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All 94 individuals living in City Union Mission‘s long-term homeless facility have tested negative for Covid-19. That’s good news for them, and the homeless community which is considered the greatest at-risk health ...

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Trump to sign Executive Order over Twitter, big tech censorship

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After years of Congressional testimony and user complaints of bias and censorship by Twitter and other social media platforms, President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order on Thursday aimed ...

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Chick-fil-A sales and donations surge in response to coronavirus

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A Chick-fil-A restaurant is finding that serving others during the coronavirus outbreak is not just the right thing to do – it also is good for business. “With nice days like today, ...

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Trump campaign donates meals to hardest-hit areas

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President Trump’s election campaign is anonymously donating meals to hospitals in areas that are the hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. It has been placing orders with local restaurants in New York, ...

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Trump donates salary to opioid treatment

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While most politicians actually become millionaires while in office, Donald Trump continues to be the only President who donates all of his salary. As has been the case since he became president, ...

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No tax credit for you: Elizabeth Warren on taxpayers who donate to schools with Biblical views of sexuality

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Senator Elizabeth Warren is eliciting concern from religious freedom experts after she came out against any tax deductions for taxpayers who donate to private schools, especially if those schools have a biblically-based ...

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Religious Freedom Commission member indicted for fraud and illegal contributions to Clinton campaign

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A Democrat appointment to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has been indicted for campaign fraud over his political donations. Andy Khajawa is accused of concealing $3.5 million in illegal ...

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New Chick-fil-A donation policy draws skepticism from left, anger from right

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The decision by Chick-fil-A earlier this week to discontinue any donation to organizations such as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Salvation Army is being met with skepticism by liberal groups ...

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What is the ‘mission’ in Rescue Mission? How do we care for our less fortunate neighbors?

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If you live in, or anywhere near, Topeka you have probably heard about the financial struggles of the Topeka Rescue Mission over the last few months. TRM announced Aug. 5 it might ...

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Topeka Rescue Mission facing possible closure due to financial shortfall

In a news release today, Topeka Rescue Mission (TRM), says it is facing possible closure after over 65 years of serving homeless and impoverished men, women and children in the Topeka area. ...

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City Union Mission takes homeless children to summer camp

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Kansas City’s at-risk and homeless children are getting ready to head to camp, thanks to City Union Mission. Registration is now open for the Mission’s summer camping programs which give children an ...

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Conservatives boost candidacy of Quintin Lucas for mayor

The election for Kansas City’s new mayor doesn’t offer conservatives much of a choice. Instead of a race between a Democrat and Republican, the Tuesday, June 18 contest is a battle between ...

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Hillcrest needs clothing donations this weekend

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As you are cleaning out the basement or your bedroom closets this weekend, remember area ministries in need of clothing donations. Hillcrest Ministries is in particular need of items. When you donate ...

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City Union Mission opens Christmas store for needy

The City Union Mission Christmas Store, where thousands of homeless, near-homeless and at-risk men and women can “shop” for their families at no cost, is open for low-income shoppers this week. The ...

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Giving Tuesday can impact local organizations

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Across the area, people are participating in Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday unofficially kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, ...

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Gift guide based on support of life issues

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There’s a lot of Christmas marketing for “sustainable” or “green” gifts this season. But what about companies that actually donate million of dollars to support abortion?  With so much money being spent, ...

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City Union Mission needs help with Christmas store effort

City Union Mission is preparing their big Christmas outreach program. The ministry’s Christmas Store will open on Monday, November 26, at 9 a.m. for shelter guests, residents of their programs and income-qualified ...

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Kansas City Southern announces Christmas train schedule

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The train is like no others in the nation, bringing Christmas cheer to thousands across the region. It returns this year for the 18th annual Kansas City Southern Holiday Express. The schedule will ...

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Hollywood inserting itself into Missouri Prop A measure

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Hollywood is inserting itself into Missouri’s Aug. 7 election as Unions attempt to repeal the state’s Right to Work law by opposing Proposition A. Actor John Goodman of “Roseanne” fame and a ...

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With Spring donations, watch out for Planet Aid scam

You’ve noticed them everywhere as they seemingly fill the landscape. They seem to pop-up over night and we’re not talking pot holes but those large, dirty yellow Planet Aid donations bins. Many retailers say ...

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