“This fraternal organization has a long history of supporting disadvantaged populations within the Wichita community. This collaborative project is one that will be of tremendous benefit to the families disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.”
– Mildred Edwards, Facilitator
More Community Action Plans
Here’s what else is new in grassroots efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas.
- Leaders in Action: Organize a social media challenge to support wearing a mask in Wichita by inviting users to post their most creative mask for a chance to win fun prizes.
- Human Development and Family Science Association: Promote student safety at Kansas State University by offering entertainment kits to isolating students upon their return to campus after winter break.
- Haysville Chamber of Commerce: Collaborate with the Haysville library to arrange Zoom meetings for residents without technology at home to stay connected to their friends and family.
- Leadership Reno County: Create short videos to be shared around campus and on social channels of Hutchinson Community College students telling their personal stories of how the virus has impacted them.
- United Way of the Plains: Develop a “Take 10 for self-care and connection” campaign targeted toward Central Kansas youth and seniors to help overcome social isolation and burnout.
By the Numbers
Action Plans Created: 632
Meetings Completed: 657
Learn more about Kansas Beats the Virus and other action plans groups are developing.