Centurions Legacy Projects
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2022-2023 Pinnacle Actives Legacy Project: Cultivate KC
During the course of the year the Pinnacle Actives will support Cultivate KC, a locally-grown nonprofit working to grow food, farms, and community in support of a sustainable and healthy local food system for all. The project will include help with Westport Commons Farm promotion, capital campaign promotion, and volunteering at the site and assisting with construction.
2021-2022 Apex Actives Legacy Project: Newhouse
Centurions will work with Newhouse toward their mission of providing an ecosystem of transformative services that lead to safety, self-sufficiency, and whole-person healing for survivors of domestic violence. The project will include the restoration of bedrooms, a buildout/renovation of an education center for children and teens, both an indoor and outdoor sensory playground and potential rejuvenation of a terraced outdoor garden in the backyard of the building.
2020-2021 Fall Actives Legacy Project: reStart, Inc.
Centurions will support "reStart University" using Centurions' collective voices to leave a lasting impact on the Kansas City community, by elevating the impact of homelessness on the community by advocating for homelessness in public policy, mentoring clients in their own self-advocacy, culminating in an Advocacy Day event with Centurions and reStart clients.
2020-2021 Spring Actives Legacy Project: Synergy Services
Synergy Services is an emergency shelter that provides safe, stable and supportive shelter to the metro’s homeless and runaway youth. Synergy “provides a full continuum of care to assist individuals and families with immediate respite from violence, and services which empower clients to find and choose good options for future safety and success.”
During the course of the year, the 2020-2021 Legacy Project committee will help Synergy Services toward it’s mission to end family violence by providing crisis response (hotlines and advocacy), providing safety (shelter and housing), promoting healing (counseling and support), building strength (empowerment and connections), and effecting change (resilience and prevention). Centurions will help execute a makeover project of all 12 bedrooms and make a statement from the community that will have an impact on hundreds of kids each year.
2019-2020 Centurions Fall Legacy Project: Happy Bottoms
Happy Bottoms’ mission is to collaborate with community partners to empower, connect and impact low income families by alleviating diaper need in the Kansas City community. During the course of the year, the Fall Centurions will help improve the new warehouse, including refreshing the conference and staff areas.
2018-2019 Centurions Spring Actives Legacy Project: Niles - KVC Hospitals
Niles’s mission is to enrich and enhance the lives of children and families by providing medical and behavioral healthcare, social services, and education. During the course of the year the Spring Centurions will help improve the activity and outdoor space for youth.