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irect Support Professionals: You Are Appreciated
We would like to take this opportunity to let the many direct support professionals (DSPs) who work at Futures Unlimited know how very much they are appreciated.
ead Start Expansion Announced for Sumner County
Children like Easton could be eligible to receive full day preschool services at Futures Unlimited, Inc. beginning in September thanks to a recent Head Start expansion.
illon's Shoppers Can Support Futures Unlimited, Inc.
January 2017 - Do you want to help Futures Unlimited? Are you a Dillon’s shopper? With the Dillon’s Community Rewards Program you can support Futures Unlimited just by shopping at Dillon’s!
SPs: You Are Appreciated (Click for Video)
(Click the image above to see a short video of individuals expressing their appreciation for DSPs.)

We would like to take this opportunity to let the many direct support professionals (DSPs) who work at Futures Unlimited know how very much they are appreciated.
utures Shredding Service: Honesty Really is the Best Policy
While performing his job shredding the contents of a bin as a participant in vocational services offered at Futures Unlimited, Duane Williams happened upon an envelope containing cash and coins. What happened next was something Duane wasn't expecting.
onors Build New Home for Individuals Served
February 2016 - Several folks served were thrilled to move into their BRAND NEW home this week--made possible by the generosity of a couple very near and dear to the Futures family. We are very grateful for their support!
ocal Student Places First in Class at National Boccia Ball Tournament
  August 2015 - Jacob Pettigrew, a sophomore at Wellington High School, seized the opportunity presented to him to start playing boccia ball (pronounced ‘bot-cha’ like the word: gotcha) competitively and attended the national tournament in Gardener, KS this past summer. Pettigrew has Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy and is in a wheelchair.  Jacob’s grandfather, Bob Logan is his coach and both are brand new to boccia.   One of Pettigrew’s doctors at Children’s Mercy enc
etirement Video for Jodi Weir
May 2015 - After 30 years of service, Jodi Weir has retired from Futures Unlimited. Employees of Futures share their sincere 'thanks' to a beloved member of our agency in the below video.Click the image to play the video.
ne-on-One, Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Learning
April 2015 - As children file into the preschool classroom each day, with their parents helping them hang up their book bags and shrug off their coats, the classroom is alive with greetings, hugs, loud squeals of joy and sometimes a few tears. Many children love coming to a classroom that is filled with new songs, messy activities, toy-filled learning centers, outdoor fun and engaging teachers. But some children shrink back, startled by so many people and sounds. These few may resist some n
ocal Doctors Stalcup and Hawks Screen Hundreds of Community’s At-risk Children
   April 2015 - For families struggling with poverty or other stressful factors affecting their well-being, taking time to plan for, schedule, attend and pay for their children’s health checks is not often attainable. Thanks to the ongoing support of our local health care community, dentist Gwen M Stalcup, DDS and family practice doctor Steve W. Hawks, DO, families enrolled in Futures Head Start or Early Head Start services have the opportunity to get the medical attention they ne
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