Community Engagement

We care about Lawrence, its people and its businesses.

 

Knowing the culture of a community ultimately influences where entrepreneurs and the workforce choose to live, work and play, The Chamber has made it a priority to engage the community through meaningful and relevant programs, events and business support that enhance the quality of life in Lawrence and Douglas County. Chamber staff serve on boards for local non-profits, attend fundraisers and belong to multiple civic and business organizations. Lawrence and Douglas County is our home and we’re focused on giving back.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Creating an inclusive environment that engages individuals that reflect the full spectrum of our city strengthens our organization and is key to the success of Lawrence as a community. Get resources for your business and learn about our DEI Committee.

Entrepreneurship

The Chamber supports local entrepreneurs in a variety of ways, including making connections, funding and guidance. Contintually ranked as a great community for startups and recent graduates, we’re committed to supporting our startups however they need to ensure a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Advocacy

The Chamber is dedicated to advocating for Lawrence and Douglas County on issues that matter to its citizens and its businesses. From workforce training to criminal justice reform, see the topics we’re focused on at the local, state and federal level.

Non-Profit Directory

The Chamber is proud of the fact that so many local non-profits engage with and invest in The Chamber. Our special pricing for our 501(c)3 members for membership and marketing oportunities allows these amazing organizations to reach the local business community, finding potential donors, board members and support.

This directory features non-profit members of The Chamber. If your business is interested in expanding your involvement with the Lawrence community, we hope you reference this list! If your organization doesn’t appear on this list, we hope you consider joining The Chamber!

Animals

Lawrence Humane Society
1805 E. 19th St.
(785) 843-6835
lawrencehumane.org

The Arts

Lawrence Arts Center
940 New Hampshire St.
(785) 843-2787
lawrenceartscenter.org

Marla Quilts, Inc.
2001 Haskell Ave.
(785) 371-6682
marlaquiltsinc.com

Van Go, Inc.
715 New Jersey St.
(785) 842-3797
van-go.org

Children/Education

Ballard Center
708 Elm St.
(785) 842-0729
ballardcenter.org

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
2910 Haskell Ave.
(785) 841-5672
bgclk.org

Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas
2518 Ridge Court
(785) 865-0669
east.ks.childcareaware.org

Communities in Schools of Mid-America
1919 Delaware St.
(785) 865-5190
cismidamerica.org

Community Children’s Center
901 Kentucky St., Ste. 202
(785) 260-8184
communitychildrenks.org

Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts
10210 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO
(816) 942-9333
hoac-bsa.org

Junior Achievement
(785)841-8245
kansasja.org

Kansas Action for Children
709 S. Kansas Ave., Ste. 200, Topeka, KS
(785) 232-0550
kac.org

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters
2518 Ridge Court
(785) 843-7359
kansasbigs.org

Landen Lucas Foundation
4000 W. 6th St.
(503) 989-9930
landenlucasfoundation.org

Lawrence Children’s Choir
(785) 331-4662
lawrewncechildrenschoir.org

Lawrence Public Library
707 Vermont St.
(785) 843-3833
lawrencepubliclibrary.org

Lawrence Schools Foundation
110 McDonald Dr.
(785) 330-1941
lawrenceschoolsfoundation.org

Peaslee Tech
2920 Haskell Ave., Ste. 100
(785) 856-1801
peasleetech.org

READ Lawrence
1900 Delaware St.
(785)424-0838
facebook.com/READLawrenceKS

The Children’s Shelter
1925 Delaware St.
(785) 843-2085
theshelterinc.org

Foundations

Capitol Federal Foundation
700 Kansas Ave., Ste. 517, Topeka, KS
(785) 270-6040
capfed.com

Douglas County Community Foundation
900 Massachusetts St., Ste. 406
(785) 843-8727
dccfoundation.org

Haskell Foundation
155 Indian Ave., Box 5019
(785) 749-8425
haskellfoundation.org

Health

Alzheimer’s Association – Heart of America Chapter
3846 W. 75th St., Prairie Village, KS
(913) 831-3888
alz.org/kansascity

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center
200 Maine St., Ste. A
(785) 843-9192
bertnash.org

Community Blood Center of KC
4040 Main St., Kansas City, MO
(816) 968-4004
savealifenow.org

CV Key Project
cvkeyproject.org

Douglas County Visiting Nurses
200 Maine St., Ste. 150
(785) 843-3738
kansasvna.org

Heartland Community Health Center
346 Maine St., Ste. 150
(785) 841-7297
heartlandhealth.org

Kansas Advocates for Better Care
536 Fireside Court, Ste. B
(785) 842-3088
kacb.org

Kansas Suicide Prevention HQ
2110 Delaware St., Ste. B
(785) 841-9900
headquarterscounselingcenter.org

Lawrence Douglas County Public Health
200 Maine St., Ste. B
(785) 843-3060
ldchealth.org

Midland Care Connection
319 Perry St.
(800) 726-7450
midlandcare.org

Trinity In-Home Care
2001 W. 25th St., Ste. Q
(785) 842-3159
tihc.org

Housing

Family Promise of Lawrence
905 Tennessee St.
(785) 856-1417
lawrencefamilypromise.org

Housing & Credit Counseling
2518 Ridge Court., Ste. 104
(785) 749-4224
hcci-ks.org

Lawrence Douglas County Housing Authority
1600 Haskell Ave.
(785) 842-8110

Lawrence Habitat for Humanity
720 Connecticut St.
(785) 832-0777
lawrencehabitat.org

Tenants to Homeowners
2518 Ridge Court, Ste. 103
(785) 842-5494
tenants-to-homeowners.org

Local Organizations

Lawrence Farmers Market
(785) 505-0117
lawrencefarmersmarket.org

Seniors

Community Village Lawrence
2001 Haskell Ave.
(785) 505-0187
communityvillagelawrence.org

Senior Resource Center of Douglas County
745 Vermont St.
(785) 842-0543
yoursrc.org

Support Services

American Red Cross
2518 Ridge Court
(785) 843-3550
redcross.org

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas
1525 W. 6th St.
(785) 856-2694
catholiccharitiesks.org

Cottonwood, Inc.
2801 W. 31st. St.
(785) 842-0550
cwood.org

Douglas County CASA
1009 New Hampshire St.,
Ste. A & B
(785) 832-5172
dccasa.org

Douglas County ECKAN Center
2518 Ridge Court, Ste. 104
(785) 841-3357

Just Food
1000 E. 11th St.
(785) 856-7030
justfoodks.org

Lawrence Community Shelter
3655 E. 25th St.
(785) 832-8864
lawrenceshelter.org

The Salvation Army
946 New Hampshire St.
(785) 843-4188
lawrence.salvationarmy.us

United Way of Douglas County
1307 Massachusetts St.
(785) 843-6626
unitedwaydgco.org

Willow Domestic Violence Center
1920 Moodie Road
(785) 331-2034
willowdvcenter.org

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