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Community Hornets Service Organization Contacts

Your connection to local volunteer opportunities

Service Organization Resources

ALS Association

http://www.alsa.org

316-612-0188

The ALS Association provides care to the individuals and families who are affected by ALS. They focus on fundraising and increasing awareness of ALS.

Altrusa

https://districteight.altrusa.org/clubs/

620-343-8689

Altrusa is an international service club that focuses on literacy & AIDS.

Alzheimer's Association

https://www.alz.org/

620-342-4817

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

https://www.redcross.org/

620-342-4211

The American Red Cross provides disaster prevention and relief services, health and safety services, education, transportation, and armed forces emergency services.

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters

https://www.kansasbigs.org/

620-342-5645

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters matches volunteers with children who need or want a mentor. This one-to-one mentor relationship provides a positive role model who offers support, friendship and guidance to children.

Camp Alexander

https://campalexander.org/

620-342-1386

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.

City of Emporia Animal Shelter

http://humanesocietyflinthills.org/

620-340-6345

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.

David Traylor Zoo of Emporia

http://www.emporiazoo.org/

620-341-4365

The mission of the David Traylor Zoo of Emporia is to create an environment which provides an opportunity of cultural enrichment for the community and surrounding area while fulfilling the Zoo's obligations to conservation, education, and recreation.

East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation (ECKAN)

http://www.eckan.org/

620-342-4607

The ECKAN strives to identify and focus available resources that enable eligible families and individuals to attain critical skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to achieve self-sufficiency.

Emporia Recreation Commission

https://www.emporiarec.org/

620-340-6300

The Rec Center provides community and youth services and sporting opportunities. You can get involved by coaching/assisting for various sports programs.

Friendship Meals

620-340-8001

Friendship Meals delivers meals to the elderly and home bound in our community Monday through Friday.

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland

https://www.kansasgirlscouts.org/

620-342-4532

Girl Scouting offers programs designed to both reflect today's issues and help girls prepare for tomorrow. Girls have fun, develop skills, make new friends and learn through community service to take responsibility for their role in the community.

Hetlinger Developmental Services

https://www.hetlinger.org/

620-342-1087

Hetlinger Developmental Services provides day services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The mission is to assist people with developmental disabilities to have services and support which allow them opportunities of choice to increase their independence, productivity, integration, and inclusion to their communities.

Holiday Resort

http://www.holidayresorts.net/

620-343-9285 ext 1729

Holiday Resort is an adult care and rehabilitation center that provides programs designed to stimulate physical and mental abilities, and to encourage and develop a sense of usefulness and self-respect for the residents.

Lyon County History Center

https://explorelyoncounty.org/

620-340-6310

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.

Plumb Place

http://plumbplace.org/

620-342-1613

Plumb Place assists women in need by providing safe, affordable housing and opportunities for individual success. They offer emergency shelter, transitional housing, limited long term housing programs, and provide personalized care management including personal finance and independent living classes.

The Salvation Army

https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/

620-342-3093

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 dug addiction, people formally incarcerated and more.

Services Offering Safety (SOS)

http://soskansas.com/

620-343-8799

SOS provides services to children and adult victims of violence, abuse and neglect. The mission is to end sexual and domestic violence, abuse and neglect through service education and advocacy.