Our mission is to provide funding for families in Barton County & Russell County, Kansas, with children who are living with cancer, create public awareness of childhood cancer and offer hope to families who are affected by childhood cancer.
2016 Scholarship Recipients Announced
Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation, Inc. has announced the recipients of their 2016 scholarships. The organization provides renewable scholarships for any of the children that have received assistance from Kans for Kids as they battled childhood cancer.
Bryce Steiner, Claflin, a senior at Fort Hays State University, majoring in Physical Education, received a $1000 Jan Aylward Memorial Scholarship and a $500 Becky Nicholson/Kans for Kids Scholarship.
Johnny Raat, Plainville, a 5th year senior at Brigham Young University Idaho, majoring in Secondary Math Education, received a $1250 Jan Aylward Memorial Scholarship and a $500 Becky Nicholson/Kans for Kids Scholarship.
Katie Schwartz, Omaha, NE, a 5th year senior at University of Nebraska Omaha, majoring in Secondary English with an emphasis on hearing impaired, is the recipient of a $1250 Jan Aylward Memorial Scholarship and a $500 Becky Nicholson/Kans for Kids Scholarship.
2016 Auction/Dinner – Oct. 29 – Camp Aldrich EVERY SUPERHERO HAS A STORY
Mark your calendars for October 29 and join us for our 6th Annual Kans for Kids Auction/Dinner. The theme for this year is EVERY SUPERHERO HAS A STORY. A couple of our awesome superheroes will share their stories.
Weaver’s BBQ will provide another fabulous meal: Sliced BBQ Brisket & Smoked Chicken; Green Beans, Flame Roasted Potato Wedges, both Fruit & Veggie Trays; and of course, an ice cream buffet filled with all the toppings you can imagine!
We are so very excited to use the new conference center at Camp Aldrich for this year’s event. It’s absolutely beautiful!
WATCH for more information on tickets, time, etc. closer to the time of the event.
**We will have our new t-shirts, designed by Zoe, on sale for $10 & $12 each at the auction.
Craig Jaynes to Present Benefit Organ Concert
Craig Jaynes, Jamestown, OH, will return to his home town of Hoisington again this year to present an organ concert to benefit Kans for Kids.
The concert, A Memorial: A Time for Reflection, will feature music that Mr. Jaynes has played over his 54 year career as an organist.
Admission will be a freewill donation to Kans for Kids.
Watch for more details coming soon.
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