Community Hornets Service Organization Contacts
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Service Organization Resources
The ALS Association provides care to individuals and families who are affected by ALS. They focus on fundraising and increasing awareness of ALS.
Altrusa International of Emporia
Altrusa is an international service club that focuses on literacy & AIDS.
The Alzheimer's Association provides information, education, and support to those with Alzheimer's, family members, and care providers. The mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross provides disaster prevention and relief services, health and safety services, education, transportation, and armed forces emergency services.
Beacon for Hope Suicide Prevention
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
The purpose of Campus Alexander is to maintain this wonderful facility for outdoor environmental education and family activities. The mission is to empower children with wisdom, life skills, positive character traits, self-confidence and provide a safe place for growth and enrichment in the great outdoors
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas
Address: 234 South Kansas Ave. Topeka, KS 66603
City of Emporia Animal Shelter
The City of Emporia Animal Shelter, run by the Humane Society of the Flint Hills, provides care and shelter for stray cats and dogs. This organization is dedicated to finding good homes for the animals for whom they provide temporary shelter.
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David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
The mission of the David Traylor Zoo of Emporia is to create an environment that provides an opportunity for cultural enrichment for the community and surrounding area while fulfilling the Zoo's obligations to conservation, education, and recreation.
Address: 215 West 6th Ave. Suite 204 PO Box 1625
The ECKAN strives to identify and focus available resources that enable eligible families and individuals to attain the critical skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to achieve self-sufficiency.
Emporia Farmers’ Market
Emporia Main Street
Emporia Main Street provides all sorts of volunteer opportunities for anyone willing to help.
Emporia Recreation Commission
The Rec Center provides community and youth services and sporting opportunities. You can get involved by coaching/assisting for various sports programs.
Emporia Recycling Center
The City of Emporia’s recycling efforts began in 1989 and over 2000 tons of recyclable materials are accepted and processed annually. The local Emporia Recycling Center offers volunteer work sorting recyclables.
Friendship Meals delivers meals to the elderly and homebound in our community Monday through Friday.
Habitat for Humanity
Contact Eric Kirby
Address: PO Box 277
Hetlinger Developmental Services
Hispanics of Today & Tomorrow
Jayhawk Area Boy Scout Council
Kansas Big Brothers/Big Sisters Serving Lyon County
Kiwanis Club of Emporia
Las Casitas Association
League of Women Voters
Lions Club – Emporia
Lyon County 4-H
Lyon County History Center
The Lyon County History Center strives to be a place of belonging for all who make Lyon County their home. We also serve as a platform for community and cultural connections.
Optimist Club – Flint Hills
Contact Matthew Fowler
Address: P.O. Box 2005
Rotary Club of Emporia
Contact Jamie Reever
Address: PO Box 53
Sertoma Club of Emporia
The Salvation Army
Address: 327 Constitution St.
The Salvation Army is dedicated to meeting basic human needs. Besides physical aid such as a food pantry and thrift store, they offer special assistance, including help in facing personal problems, improving family relationships and dealing with struggles of single parenthood, people suffering from alcohol or drug addiction, people formally incarcerated and more.
United Way of the Flint Hills
Volunteer Kansas compiles lists of volunteer opportunities in your area. Enter your zip code to see a variety of projects you could work on.