We've been able to serve thousands with the support of those throughout the community!  We are grateful for the countless corporations, non-profits, volunteers, and community leaders that continue to help The Center remain impactful.



COVID Relief Project

In partnershiop with many community businesses and organizations the Center provided multiple COVID resources for the community during the pandemic.

-Free COVID Testing

-Food Pantry

-PPE family kits

-Hand Sanitizer

-Neghborhood Food Delivery

Community Outreach Initiative

Events that serve our neighborhood target zone. These initiatives are designed to impact the neighborhood by focusing on the needs they have.

-Holiday Food Giveaway

-Trunk or Treat

-Spring Break Grab & Go Meals

-Holiday Toy Giveaway

-Bonding through Board Games

-Community Skate Nights

Health and Nutrition Project

Our goal is to promote and host events each year that focus on healthy living and nutritional alternatives.

-Fitness Classes (Yoga, Step Class, Zumba)

-Annual Community Health Fair

-Summer Basketball Camp

Education Excellence Initiative

We strive to partner with education providers to support learning initiative and programs that focus on literacy, STEM, trade development, skills training, and all types of higher learning.

-NextStep GED program

-Dunbar Theater Restoration Project-Yellow Brick Road to Broadway

-Girls Empowerment STEM Camp

-Books and Breakfast

-STEM Camp-Creating Engineers


Lego Robotics STEM Camp

Summer 2018 Served 13 children from USD 259

Fill in the Gap Lunches`

The Center served 256 lunches to low income families in the 67214 zip code and gave away 50 new backpacks to families in two weeks.

STEM Coding Camp

in a partnership with ICTLearn, we served 15 elementary aged children from 67214, an area with 43.63% below poverty level with a FREE one hour hands on superhero DNA strawberry DNA extracting activity, coding activity and superhero skyscraper building exercises.

Roller Skates

130 youth roller skates donated to The Academy of Excellence Skate Night.

Taking Action on Violence Community Meeting

Hosted community action on violence meeting at The Center with 150 in attendance including local politicians and community. Also hosted part 2 to Community meeting and District Community Breakfast.

Trunk or Treat

735 people from the community attended our first annual fall celebration.

Wins for Kansas

Academy of Excellence was the recipient $500 grant from DeVaughn James

Academy of Excellence

Partnered with local organizations to host Youth Saturday from 9-11 am on the first and third Saturday of the month. Average attendance: 15-20 elementary aged youth.

Community Health Advocate

on-site advocate obtained to help families in the target zone with Information regarding primary care physicians, affordable cost prescriptions,

Feed The People

Served 500+ people in the community with a prepared Thanksgiving meal.

Tax Site Prep Site

Became certified tax prep site for community

Christmas @ the Center

Served over 600 families with a toy give away and Christmas carnival