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5th Annual Changing Lives Gala

Executive Director, Becky Price, speaking at the gala. The 5th annual Changing Lives Gala was the most successful to date! Over 290 guests convened August 13th at the Jayhawk Club to learn more about the services of the Ballard Center. They sang along with the preschool children, applauded the resiliency of a Ballard parent, cheered […]

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Spring Updates & Happenings!

And now….….the Grand Opening of our updated Workwear Closet! We’re very excited about this dedicated space reserved for anyone in need of work apparel and shoes. If you’ve got scrubs, hospitality wear, steel-toed boots, or anything business casual, give us a call to set up a drop off! 785-842-0729   An extra special thank you […]

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Gettin’ it done in 2021!

Our Quarterly e-newsletter is out and it’s full of good stuff! If you want to stay up-to-date with Ballard news and activities, you can subscribe at the bottom of our home page. We know you probably get a lot of e-mails, so we try to stick to quarterly updates, news about events, or other time-sensitive […]

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Holiday Bureau Update

Holiday Bureau Family Intake will begin on October 26th and run thru Nov 6th. . It will be virtual. No in person intakes will be allowed.  Due to a predicted influx in families asking for assistance and a possible decrease in donors we will only be able to offer adoption to children under 18 years of […]

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Ballard Center receives pair of grants, will participate in 9/11 National Day of Service

Grants provided by Frontier Farm Credit Working Here Fund for Hunger and Nutrition and Kansas Volunteer Commission  LAWRENCE, KANSAS – The Ballard Center received a $2,000 grant from Frontier Farm Credit’s Working Here Fund and a $500 grant from the Kansas Volunteer Commission. The money from these grants allows Ballard to participate in the 2020 […]