The Raytown Three Trails Kiwanis Club recently awarded $10,000 in grants to 7 nonprofit organizations and schools serving children and families in the Raytown community. These grants were made possible through the club’s annual fundraising activities, the Kiwanis-Hall of Fame Alumni-Joe Herndon Golf Tournament and the Craft Beer Festival of the Lost Township.

Look for more information about these events and the club on its Facebook page. Listed below are the grant awards for 2018-19. Applications for the 2019-20 grant cycle will open in August 2019.

Boys & Girls Club Thornberry Unit – Project Learn Educational Enhancement Program; Jackson County CASA – Enrichment Assistance for Foster Youth; Raytown Main Street Association – Egg-Extravaganza; Raytown Summer Lunch Ministry – Summer Lunch Program; REAP – Utility and Rental Assistance; Raytown Christian Church – Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree, Enhancing Education Summer Learning; and Raytown Quality Schools – Northwood – Conscious Discipline Curriculum, Community Connections Family Resource Fair, Social Work Department – Lending Library, Parents As Teachers – Family Events & Diapers.