The United Way of Douglas County has more than $150,000 in grant funds to give to local agencies that provide food, utility and shelter support, but those who are interested don’t have much time to apply.
The Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center, now in its 50th year, is dedicated to furthering its legacy by dismantling rape culture — especially after seeing a record-breaking number of clients in 2021.
Volunteers hustled Wednesday to prepare hundreds of meals for the annual LINK Thanksgiving tradition.
A group of Lawrence teens aims to alleviate embarrassment by normalizing the conversation about menstruation while offering free period products to those in need.
Estimates from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation indicate more than 27,000 Kansas are currently behind on their rent. Federal and state moratoriums have provided temporary relief for those who can prove they are unable to pay rent because of COVID-19 related circumstances, but the narrow scope has left many without protection.
A new fund from the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority aims to reduce high barriers for people to get housing by spurring landlords to loosen some screening requirements and agree to lease their units.
Anthony Harvey Jr. and Ja’Darius Woods have partnered up again for the second annual Kicks 4 Kids shoe drive, coming up this Sunday in Lawrence.
Updated at 11:04 p.m. Friday: Starting Saturday, there will be no federal legal protections in place to stop evictions, which could mean a lot of people will lose housing. If you’re at risk in Lawrence, here are some resources to help.
Legal experts say just because you received care doesn’t entitle a hospital to a bonkers high price. Still, fighting an unreasonable bill takes some work. Here’s how to do it.
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