charity http://kcur.org en Poll: Kansas Sixth Most Charitable State http://kcur.org/post/poll-kansas-sixth-most-charitable-state <p>Kansas is the sixth most charitable state, according to <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/168923/utahans-likely-donate-money-time.aspx#1">a poll out this month from the research company Gallup</a>.</p><p>Sixty-two percent of Kansans reported donating money in the past month, while 45 percent donated time and 39 percent donated some of both.</p><p>Missouri came in at&nbsp;34th&nbsp;with 64 percent of residents donating money, 41 percent donating time and 31 percent engaging in both.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 13:47:17 +0000 Briana O'Higgins 55609 at http://kcur.org Poll: Kansas Sixth Most Charitable State Wining And Dining, For Charity http://kcur.org/post/wining-and-dining-charity <p></p><p>How much would you pay for a charity wine tasting? $50? What about $50,000? Depending on the event, it can be a pricey prospect.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 55410 at http://kcur.org Wining And Dining, For Charity Charitable Giving: When Doing Good Goes Bad http://kcur.org/post/charitable-giving-when-doing-good-goes-bad <p></p><p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">We’re approaching the time of year when people tend to be most generous. But how do you know that your desire to help … is really helping? That your giving is actually doing good and not harm?</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Tuesday we take a look at how the best of intentions can sometimes backfire, and how to make sure that doesn’t happen to you. </span></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 01:56:18 +0000 Brian Ellison & Danie Alexander 47466 at http://kcur.org Charitable Giving: When Doing Good Goes Bad How The Kindness Of Strangers Changes Lives http://kcur.org/post/how-kindness-strangers-changes-lives <p>Has a stranger ever helped you in a moment of need or brightened your day with a a small interaction that you can't forget? &nbsp;Have you ever been that stranger to somebody else?</p><p>Central Standard explores why someone might be kind when they have nothing to gain in return and what impact that can have on people's lives and the world. Our guests include&nbsp;<strong>Suzy Hall</strong>,&nbsp;co-organizer of Kinder KC and&nbsp;<strong>Dr. James Doty</strong>, director for Center for Compassion and Altruism Research Education (CCARE).</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:19:16 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 41069 at http://kcur.org How The Kindness Of Strangers Changes Lives Project Fly-Threads Inspired By History http://kcur.org/post/project-fly-threads-inspired-history <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 15.600000381469727px;">The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum has teamed up with the KC&nbsp;</span>clothing boutique Method to <font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"><span style="line-height: 15.600000381469727px;">provide young men with a smart "fly" dress shirt as they embark on interviews that can transform their lives.</span></font></p><p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 23:28:22 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Jabulani Leffall 28591 at http://kcur.org Project Fly-Threads Inspired By History Top Of The Morning News: Monday, June 4, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-monday-june-4-2012 <p>More hospitals in Missouri are giving away care, and oil and gas companies insist they pay their fair share of taxes in Kansas.&nbsp; It&#39;s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p><p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:18:41 +0000 Maria Carter 18769 at http://kcur.org