Donation

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KNSS News
October 05, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Charities are stepping up to help local officials run elections nationwide, including in Kansas, during the coronavirus pandemic.
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KNSS News
January 23, 2020 - 8:43 pm
The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon, is donating two items from Armstrong's personal collection to the Cosmosphere space museum in Hutchinson.
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KNSS News
September 26, 2019 - 6:37 pm
An Emporia couple has committed $1 million to the internal medicine program at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita. The university on Wednesday announced the gift from Scott and Julie Smiley. The money will be divided into three funds. One will benefit the Department of Internal...
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November 07, 2018 - 6:28 pm
A California man has donated $2 million and his art collection to Kansas State University's art department. The Kansas State University Foundation announced Tuesday that Lindy Bell of Rancho Mirage, California, donated a vast collection of art. The foundation didn't have an estimate of the...
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August 19, 2018 - 10:51 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka couple whose 2-year-old son died of cancer has found healing in supporting other families through a nonprofit founded in their child's memory. Team Blake has already donated $18,000 to five local families with a child fighting a life-threatening illness. The nonprofit...
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Dreamstime
January 11, 2018 - 7:26 pm
A project to build a new pediatric research tower at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City has received $150 million in donations from two prominent donors. The hospital broke ground Thursday on the tower construction. The Kansas City Star reports a $75 million donation from the Sunderland...
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Dreamstime
November 08, 2017 - 9:25 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City has used a $10 million gift from the Hall Family Foundation to add 800 new photographs to its collection. The museum announced Wednesday that curators have been acquiring the photographs for the last two years. The new photos...
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Dreamstime
October 27, 2017 - 9:05 pm
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Baker University officials say a $1 million gift will provide scholarships for low-income students. Bob Carr, CEO and president of the Give Something Back Foundation, announced the gift last week. The Lawrence Journal-World reports the foundation has already given $1...
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Dreamstime
September 19, 2017 - 8:42 pm
ALTON, Kan. (AP) — A couple from northern Kansas have donated 2,300 acres of farmland for Kansas State University to develop a research farm to study sustainable agricultural practices. The Salina Journal reports that Alton residents Harold and Olympia Lonsinger's donation will be dedicated at a...
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Dreamstime
August 25, 2017 - 8:12 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A couple from Florida has donated $3 million for renovation of the university's Hale Library. The university said the gift from Dave and Ellie Everitt, of Marco Island, Florida, is first major donation toward the $6.5 million first-floor renovation and modernization project...
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