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GM gives $100,000 in grant funds to 6 Kansas City nonprofits

Posted at 11:44 AM, Sep 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 12:44:09-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — General Motors Fairfax Assembly & Stamping presented six Kansas City-based nonprofits with $100,000 in Community Impact Grants. 

The Kansas City Community Impact Grant recipients included: 

  • Blue River Watershed Association: $10,000 
  • Harvesters: $10,000 
  • KC STEM Alliance: $10,000 
  • Social Impact Technology & Engineering: $10,000 
  • United Way of Wyandotte County: $50,000 
  • Veterans Community Project: $10,000 

Plant Executive Director Bill Kulhanek and UAW Local 31 Shop Chair Dwayne Hawkins hosted a breakfast event for the nonprofit leaders and government officials. Kansas City, Kansas Mayor David Alvey also attended, thanking GM for its financial commitment to the local community and for many volunteer hours from the plant’s employees, according to a news release from GM. 

The grants were funded by GM Corporate Giving.