Connecting A Community That Cares

We believe that anyone can be a philanthropist!  We work with donors to connect them to causes they care about.  We share specific needs from area organizations that our community may be able to assist with.  Consider funding one or more items below.

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Wishes

Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation
Julie Smith 620-285-8632
– Phone app to encourage walking $1,999

Central Kansas Dream Center (Anchor Room)
Kimberly Becker 620-282-4014
– Acoustic guitar $279
– Art supplies $340
– Drainage system $3,000
– Showers for homeless $7,500

Prince of Peace Parish
Diana Hertel 620-792-1396
– Office Windows 13 @ $1,800 each
– Parish Center Windows 6 @ $700 each
– Parish Center Lobby AC & Furnace $4,360
– Parish Center Kitchen Flooring $3,247
– Replace Concrete Drive St. Patrick’s $6,517

Holy Family School 
Karen Moeder 620-793-3265
– Cafeteria Tables $3,000
– Magnetic Dry Erase Boards $4,000
– Projectors Mounted on Ceilings $8,000
– Individual Cubbies in Classrooms $3,000
– Trophy Case $3,500

Ellinwood Museum & Historical Society
Joyce Schulte 620-564-2886
– Laptop computer $650
– Microsoft Office $245
– All in one copy, scan, fax $490
– Past Perfect museum software $696

Golden Belt Humane Society
Heather Acheson 620-792-4297
– Stainless Steel Cat Cages $28,000
– Animal Control Net Gun $2,000
– Craftsman Professional Zero Turn Riding Mower $3,500
– (2) EZ Cat Nabbers $125 each

Great Bend Pilot Club (Autism Workshop)
Betty Schneider 785-342-5112
– Guest speaker $5,000
– Printing $250

Birthright of Great Bend
Betty Schneider 785-342-5112
– Diapers
– Wipes
– Girls clothing 3 mo – 24 mo
– Brochures $200
– Metal fence & gate for yard $260

Almost Home
Leilani Schenkel 620-617-1634
– Digital handheld weather scanner $260

USD 395 La Crosse
Bill Keeley 785-222-2622
– Osmo Explorer Kit (2) $200 each
– 1 boy & 1 girl bike for give-a-way $150 each

Sunflower Diversified Services
Connie Oetken 620-792-1325
– CPR pack $550
– Medical exam supplies $413
– Child development information kits $3 each (2,600 needed)
– Bike USA stabilizer wheels $190

Family Crisis Center
Joanne Wondra 620-793-9941
– Hot water tank $1,000
– 12 piece pots & pans $160
– 10 piece bakeware $70
– 4 children’s chairs & 3 bean bags $240
– Close off fireplace at office $980

Santa Fe Trail Center Museum
Becca Hiller 620-285-2054
– Exhibit sponsor The American Farmer Exhibit $3,000
Copier $2,000
– Great Bend Tribune Subscription $167

Kansas Oil & Gas Museum
Danielle Feist  620-793-8301
– Laminate display pedestal cases w/acrylic dust covers (12-15 cases total) $5,000
– Acrylic display pieces (assorted boxes, risers, easels, sign holders) $1,000
– Laptop $500
– Galvanized steel storage shed $400
– Igloo coolers $400

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2018 Wishes Granted

Central Kansas Dream Center (Anchor Room)
Kimberly Becker 620-282-4014
– Coffee Equipment $1,789.00 Granted

2017 Wishes Granted

Hoisington Food bank
Toni Schneweis 620-786-0956
– copy/scanner $296  Granted

Great Bend Fire Department
Mark Orth 620-793-4140
– Virtual Fire Extinguishing Training System $315 Granted

Santa Fe Trail Center Museum
Becca Hiller 620-285-2054
– Laptop computer $500  Granted

Sunflower Diversified Services
Connie Oetken 620-792-1325
Computers, Lawn Equipment, Crafting Appliances $2,709  Granted

USD 395 La Crosse
Bill Keeley 785-222-2622
– Balance Ball Chairs (for 2nd Grade) $500  Granted

Catholic Charities of SW Kansas
Rebecca Ford, 620-792-1393
– 5 Convertible Car Seat $500  Granted

Great Bend Pilot Club (Autism Workshop)
Betty Schneider 785-342-5112
– Brochures, Postage, & Supplies $567  Granted

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Contact

*Wish List Information for Donors & Organizations PDF

To grant a wish or submit a wish for your organization, please contact Sue Cooper.

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