Kansas City | St. Louis Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Thursday - January 20

The latest local Kansas City/Jefferson City/St. Louis area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

Tonight, we joined local businesses and community members to #ShineForTheFrontline, showing our support for those working in healthcare, public safety, and education who keep our communities moving forward. THANK YOU to our #frontlineheroes. https://t.co/JxUF9VIkHG

Rest in peace, fashion legend and icon André Leon Talley. We were lucky enough to experience his knowledge of fashion, as well as his exuberant personality when we hosted him at the Museum for a special event in 2017. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.

Come together Kansas City to #ShinefortheFrontline tonight✨ Post videos of your flashing lights and joyful noise to show support for frontline workers. Thank you #FrontlineHeroes! @USEngineering @kcchamber @VisitKC

Tonight's event with @ProAthlete about workplace changes they've made during the pandemic is live on YouTube. The program starts at 6:30 p.m. Join us: https://t.co/8w8BnP822B

Join in and let your appreciation #ShinefortheFrontline ✨tonight at 7 p.m.

With support from MARC’s Aging and Adult Services, researchers from the @KUMedCenter are hosting focus group discussions to improve access to SNAP benefits for older adults.

In 5...4...3...2...1... The Catholic Charities Food Pantry is officially open! Just before, we gathered in prayer & thanksgiving for the good work that has been set before us. We'll see you every Mon/Wed evening and Fri/Sat mid-day! Full schedule: https://t.co/vJm8WqTKqS.

Today we celebrate YOU on #MuseumSelfieDay with some of our favorite selfies taken at SLAM from 2021! 🤳Share yours using #SLAMSelfie to be featured. 

We can’t wait to see more of your new creations once we reopen on February 1. 

📸 @oliviafoxberry @kirstenhackett_

Last chance to organize a virtual painting party with friends & family, near & far. Just register everyone for our Jan. 22 online painting workshop. Only $12 per screen ($9 for members), includes art supplies available to pick up at the museum https://t.co/m19gtD0LWt.

In 1994, artist Jackie Goldstein designed this pin, which was distributed by Jewish Family Services in Atlanta, Georgia. Proceeds from it went directly to benefit HIV/AIDS advocacy and education.

See more LGBTQIA+ artifacts in #GatewayToPride: https://t.co/NcoZZloEIo

The largest solar farm in Missouri, operated by @AmerenMissouri for its solar subscription program, is set to open: https://t.co/Njs5hM6K6o

Next week is #NewsLiteracyWeek! Join the Library & local journalists for a series of mid-day virtual discussions. First up @DiaWall, @stevekraske & @celisa_mia will discuss journalism's role in today's democracy on Monday, Jan. 24. Learn more: https://t.co/7x4x1jSVXQ

Seed is down at Jerry Smith prairie! Native seed must go through freeze/thaw cycles to germinate, and broadcasting it onto snow helps it "drill" into the soil better. Good luck, beautiful seed! Looking forward to seeing you grow in the spring!
#KCWildLands #prairierestoration

Join our Executive Director @molawyer next Tuesday for this exciting panel hosted by the Kirksville @citizensclimate: https://t.co/vhuUsiPRPD

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