Lee’s Summit, MO – The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation (GLSHF) is proud to announce the new officers for the 2019-2020 season. The mission of GLSHF is to enhance the health and well-being of the community. Since 2003, GLSHF has funded more than $1.3 million to a multitude of health-focused scholarships and grants designed to impact the well-being of the greater Lee’s Summit community. John Beaudoin is the newly-elected GLSHF Board President. He says, “I am thrilled
Special feature from LS Tribune: Celebrating 25 years, Developing Potential Inc., is a nationally accredited non-profit organization. They are in the process of expanding their services to be able to provide quality services to adults with developmental disabilities. With the help of Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare, they are striving to meet their goal of supporting these individuals so they might lead the most self-directed and fulfilling life possible. A 2018 $5,000 grant f
Special feature from LS Tribune Lee’s Summit CARES and Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is celebrating the success of their first Mental Health and Wellness Week. The past five days have been filled with fun activities and lessons for students to focus on self-care especially when facing stressful situations. “Meditation Monday”, “Talk About It Tuesday”, “Walk It Out Wednesday”, “Thriving Thursday”, and “Fun Friday” provided kids with tools and knowledge to help them thrive.
Special feature from LS Tribune One Good Meal is one of thirteen nonprofits in Lee’s Summit that received funding in 2018 from The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation. The $7,500 grant is helping fund ongoing meal delivery services to home-bound residents across the city. Roberta MacArthur, the executive director of One Good Meal, has created a network of more than 100 volunteers that help prepare, assemble and deliver meals. She says they are always in need of more he
Special feature from LS Tribune John Knox Village Foundation has an important piece of equipment for its Rehabilitation Program thanks to an $11,000 grant from Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation. “The LiteGait is a device that supports a patient who is limited in the ability to stand, walk, transfer or sit independently,” Patty Wilke, director of rehabilitation says. This device makes life a little bit easier on the community’s elders, and assists them in sitting and
Special feature from LS Tribune Local nonprofit Coldwater is serving yet another hot, healthy meal to the families that come by for assistance on December 15th. Coldwater is a faith-based nonprofit organization serving the Lee’s Summit area. Their mission is to build friendships that foster hope in the community while providing food and clothing for those in need. The agency received a $3,000 grant from the Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation in 2018 to support Friends