Life has been busy as ever at the Ballard Center this season – check out our newsletter to see some highlights from this fall!
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 […]
View of some of the trophies awarded during the 13th annual fundraiser. Lucky 13 Success! Hundreds of vintage cars including classic antiques, hot rods, rat rods, imports, race cars, motorcycles and even electric cars were on full display for this event! Thousands of attendees enjoyed food, drink, and great music in South Park – best […]
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 […]
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 […]
Thinking about what to do for lunch? Order EatStreet delivery DEC 8 until DEC 18, use the code BALLARD at checkout, and do a little good while eating some good food. Order from a local biz and look at that, the trifecta of Good Stuff! Spread the word, friends!
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 […]
In the first few days of an ominous summer in Lawrence thanks to COVID-19, Shania Lamm, a member of the Lawrence Rotary Club and Central National Bank employee, contacted the Ballard Center with one simple question: How can I help? The COVID-19 pandemic made volunteering for group projects almost impossible even though the need was […]
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 […]