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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Wendy Skellenger | Hutchinson Community Foundation In this western Reno County town of approximately 100 people, nestled along the quiet blacktops south of U.S. 50 where one is just as likely to see a steer wandering loose...

Hutchinson Community Foundation announces the receipt of gifts totaling $2 million. Through a $1.1 million endowed gift from the Arthur R. and Margery A. Eveland Fund, the Evelands will perpetually help support The Salvation Army of Hutchinson, the Reno County Food Bank, the Christian Soup Ministry...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]   By Wendy Skellenger | Hutchinson Community Foundation   Arthur and Margery Eveland lived in a succinct ranch home on a quiet curving street in a neighborhood not far from the Kansas State Fairgrounds. Their house on Lenox reflected the efficiency of...

Amy Crockett has joined the staff of Hutchinson Community Foundation as Accounting & Operations Manager. She replaces Anne Smith, who will leave in early August to teach economics full time at McPherson College. Crockett comes to the foundation after 13 years in various business roles at...

By Wendy Skellenger | Hutchinson Community Foundation   Roughly translated, Ubuntu means “I am because we are” in Nguni, a South African language. Ultimately, it means community. Ubuntu in Pretty Prairie, now located inside the newly renovated Graber Mercantile & Event Emporium on the town’s Main Street,...

After five years and 300 kids, grant-funded program continues to give families opportunities By Wendy Skellenger | Hutchinson Community Foundation   Welcome to what teacher Bonnie Samuelson calls “preschool prep.” Here the little ones – around 2 ½ to 3 years old – get their first taste of the...

Sample language available for organizations to use in their communications Will I still be able to claim my donations? Yes, for 2018 you will still be able to deduct your charitable donations. That said, next year some taxpayers will find greater advantage in choosing the...

Hutchinson Community Foundation a partner in science-based early childhood initiative By Wendy Skellenger | Hutchinson Community Foundation   Bobbie Cooprider knows you can read a house by watching the child. Through observing the child, Cooprider says, one can gain a sense of the household's normal routines and family dynamics....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Hutchinson Community Foundation announces the staff addition of Wendy Skellenger as communications officer. Skellenger will help expand awareness of the foundation by telling the stories of its grants, donors, grant recipients and program initiatives and overseeing its social...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_2663" align="alignnone" width="300"] The 2017-2018 Youth Philanthropy Council members were Trenton Hopkins, Grant Owens, Mary Waln, Maria Urwiller, Eunique Negron, Payton Paramore, Vaughn Mahoney, Makaila Bergeron, D’Naeya Gray, Allison Link, Alex Altum, Trae Gehring, Dan Mailloux, Grace...