|Partners for Wichita works for
the well-being and peace of the
community by building
partnerships among neighbors,
social service agencies, and
Partners for Wichita connects
neighbors, congregations, and
helping organizations through
Samaritan Community programs
and Safe Streets
Partners for Wichita
925 N. Waco
Wichita, KS 67203
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“Partners for Wichita” and “Safe
Streets Wichita (nonprofit)”
Donations, volunteers, and
ideas are always welcome!
Partners for Wichita is a 501c3
Contributions are tax-
|Partners for Wichita
Peace through Partnerships
Partners for Wichita Samaritan Community helps congregations with
partnerships to strengthen and encourage their service for the
peace and well-being of people in the Wichita area community.
|For February, give Bags of Blessings from the Heart
Partners for Wichita invites everyone to collect personal care
items for people in need in Wichita area. We will add a blessing
insert and deliver bags to shelters & assistance centers in the area.
This annual FEbruary project is a community-wide Valentine for
neighbors in need. Challenge your church, service group, work place,
and friends! The need is great! See how many you can give! Together
we make a difference!
When and where? February 2013 - Date and collection place to be
announced. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org; 263-0810.
Please fill gallon size “ziplock” bags with one of each of these items
(small, new, non-fragrance, no pink – for men, women, & youth):
Soap (bar, liquid, or sanitizer) Hand lotion Deodorant
Chapstick / lip balm Shampoo Comb
Wash cloth Razor Shaving cream
Tooth Brush & paste Small Kleenex Clippers/emery boards
Extras and other items welcome - knit caps, gloves, socks, treats.
Partners for Wichita, 925 N. Waco, Wichita, 263-0810
Partners for Wichita offers opportunities for groups
to experience a neighborhood known for its
challenges and cultural interests, to see and hear
neighbors in their unique environment, and to grow
in awareness, appreciation, respect, and concern
for the diverse people and places of our
community. For a half day, groups visit shops,
schools, and service agencies, churches,
restaurants, and homes in the El Pueblo,
Midtown, and Planeview areas
of Wichita, with preparation and
SafeStreets Wichita & Planeview assists neighborhood residents,
congregations, public agencies, and organizations identify neighborhood
needs and take steps to meet those needs. Together we build a new sense
of neighborhood worth and power to open new opportunities for safe and
productive lives together. Safe Streets Wichita serves the El Pueblo and
Historic Midtown neighborhoods... and now serves the Planeview
neighborhood. SafeStreets Wichita Youth Corps offers classes and
mentoring in good citizenship and community service for schools,
congregations, and other groups. www.safestreetswichita.org
|"Filling the Gap - Sack Lunches for Kids"
Fills children with good food, good treats, good times!
Some of Wichita's most vulnerable children face the risk of hunger during vacations.
Partners for Wichita, Kansas Food Bank, and caring people are partners in meeting
the need for lunches.
We are joining together to give box lunches to children at risk of hunger during for 2
weeks after the USD 259 Summer Lunch Program and until school starts -- Monday,
July 30 - Friday, August 10. About 500 children and youth ages 18 and under will enjoy
ready-to-eat kid-friendly box lunches for 10 days at 11 locations each day in Wichita.
More than 150 volunteers will take part.
Help is needed!
What to give? Donate goodies: fruit & pudding cups,
fruit roll-up type treats, fresh, ready-to-eat fruit with
peels (oranges, bananas), and school supplies - for
about 500 children every day. Every amount helps!
How to help? Volunteers are needed to welcome
children and give lunch boxes at each location. Choose
a weekday or two, and come about 11:30 - 1:30 (serving
noon - 1:00) We need 3 helpers each day in each place.
Friendly caring is the skill we need. Please sign up now!
Contributions of funds are welcome, payable and sent or online to Kansas Food
Bank (designate “Filling the Gap"), 1919 E. Douglas, Wichita 67211.
Together we can make a difference. Please let us know that you will help. Contact
us for where to donate goodies and where your volunteer help is needed --at
email@example.com, 316.263.0810. Follow us on Facebook: Partners for
|Pedaling for Planeview
Partners for Wichita's Samaritan Community and
Safe Streets partnered with others to collect over
100 bikes and trikes for children and youth in
Wichita's Planeview area in June 2011.
Delighted children received these "pedals" at a