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Category: Family Support

National Child Abuse Prevention Month: How School-Based Services Can Help Build a Safer World for Kids

National Child Abuse Prevention Month: How School-Based Services Can Help Build a Safer World for Kids

“Hospitals and schools are the number one source of hotline referrals for abuse,” said Julie Plunkett, Clinical Manager for school-based services in Kansas City. “We’re getting in at one of those catch points for hotlines for abuse. Hopefully, we can help head some of that off before it worsens and be a natural support for those families.”

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Book Buddies Make a Difference in the Lives of Students One Book at a Time

Book Buddies Make a Difference in the Lives of Students One Book at a Time

The Book Buddies arrive at the Gillis Campus Day Treatment School library shortly before 1:00 p.m. every Monday with a book cart, a large tub of art supplies, and smiles all around as they prepare for an hour of reading, crafts, and fun with the kids.

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Structural Engineer ‘Pays It Forward’ As Volunteer for Build Trybe Building Trades Program

Structural Engineer ‘Pays It Forward’ As Volunteer for Build Trybe Building Trades Program

On the first day of National Women in Construction Week this March, Marcia Bolton walked into The Shop by Build Trybe for her Monday volunteer shift and gasped.

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Kansas City Young Matrons Assist with Preparations for Upcoming Plant Sale

Kansas City Young Matrons Assist with Preparations for Upcoming Plant Sale

For over a decade, this group of women has helped with the Thyme for Kids Plant Sale by volunteering for two hours on Tuesdays leading up to the big event.

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Build Trybe Graduate Finds Confidence to Pursue the Next Big Dream:  To Become a Travel Nurse

Build Trybe Graduate Finds Confidence to Pursue the Next Big Dream: To Become a Travel Nurse

Daisy’s experience with Build Trybe is precisely the type of safe space that Build Trybe instructors try to create for the apprentices – a space that is more than just a shop but a mentorship community that empowers youth with employable skills and provides emotional support as needed.

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