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Black Lives Matter!

As a Latino mother, raising three young adults, leading a Latino serving organization, I am heartbroken as I reflect over the past two weeks. Processing my feelings not because of the continued injustice and unrest in our country, but for the continued disregard of…

Learn about El Centro’s Efforts During Covid-19

El Centro is proud to play an active role in softening the impact of the current pandemic by helping the Latino community. Learn about our efforts during Covid-19 and join us!  Over 8,500 people fed 220 applications for unemployment, SNAP or Kancare benefits Utility…

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Radio program reaches out to at-risk Latino population

Radio program reaches out to at-risk Latino population

The Comprando Rico y Sano radio novelas are a great way for our Promotoras de Salud to connect with people. By using music and realistic characters, we’re able to highlight common problems and present effective solutions for Latinos. Health Care Foundation of Greater...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

To all those who celebrate, we want to wish a Happy Thanksgiving from the entire team at El Centro Inc. During this time focused on gratitude, we want to take a moment to thank you.  We are truly grateful for the support that has been shared with us.  Whether through...

Health Navigation Newsletter, April – September 2017

Health Navigation Newsletter, April – September 2017

Check out our Health Navigation Newsletter for Quarter 3! Need Health Insurance? Don't forget Open Enrollment starts November 1! Want to know more? Simply call us at 913-677-0100 and ask for “Health Navigation”. There is a Health Navigator at both El Centro’s Kansas...

Join Rainbow Car Wash in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!!!

Join Rainbow Car Wash in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!!!

Give your car a bath!!! Take it to Rainbow Car Wash, mention El Centro and a portion of the sale will be tallied for donation to our organization. Rainbow Car Wash is located at 4504 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66103. Valid until October 15th, 2017. The more car...

El Centro: 40 years shaped by Head, Heart, and Hands

El Centro: 40 years shaped by Head, Heart, and Hands

As we come to the end of our 2016, we stand ready to embark on the next 40 years and beyond! However, before we sprint off into the future, we take time to reflect on our beginnings and how El Centro was shaped through the use of “Head, Heart, and Hands”. Father Ramon...

El Centro’s Annual Clothing Drive and Give Away

El Centro’s Annual Clothing Drive and Give Away

Last Sunday, in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the giving season, El Centro held our annual clothing drive and giveaway event. As you can see in the picture below, 200 heads of household waited patiently in line at our Academy for Children. For their patience,...

Today is Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday

El Centro celebrated our 40th anniversary this year and has been a vital part of the Kansas City, Kansas community since its beginning. We work diligently to meet our mission “to strengthen families and improve the lives of Latinos and others through educational,...