Elm Acres Foundation


The purpose of the Elm Acres Foundation, Inc. is to provide support for at-risk youth in the Southeast Kansas community (Crawford, Cherokee and Labette counties), including supporting any entities that provide services for at-risk youth.


2017 Elm Acres Foundation Grants

Communities in Schools (CIS) will initiate another CIS FEEDS: Families Engaged by Eating Dinners by providing at-risk children and youth access to a healthy meal outside the school day in one other USD 250 elementary school in the 2017-2018 school year.

Family Resource Center – Crawford County Diaper Stock 2017 will develop a resource to supplement diapers/wipes to low income families caring for infants/toddlers in Crawford County.

Partnership for All Cherokee County Children, Inc. will assist at-risk middle and high school aged youth in state custody/foster care with the purchase of items needed for participation in extra- curricular school activities and graduation needs.

The Restorative Justice Authority will receive assistance with Evidence Based Community Programming curriculum and transportation.

Wesley House – Disability Mentoring Day promotes career development and skill building for individuals with disabilities.

Wesley House – Family Stability Action Program-Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Work will provide at risk teenagers with the opportunity to receive employment training resulting in certification.

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