Futures Unlimited, Inc. News & Updates
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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!
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.
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!
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
   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

December 23, 2014 – In the Kansas Star Casino’s 2nd annual Trees of Hope contest, nine area non-profits decorated Christmas trees on display at the casino. This was in an effort to win votes from the general public to raise money, awarded by the casino, for their cause.

Futures Unlimited, Inc. won

December 2014 – Futures Unlimited employees make some practical, hilarious and expensive suggestions for what they would like to find in their stocking this year – all pulled together in this video:
  December 2014 - As the annual Futures Staff Holiday Party drew to a close, Tom Kohmetscher, Futures' president/CEO invited the audience to direct their attention to the video screen for the final award of the night. Several members of the award recipient's family secretly filed into the back of the Knights of Columbus Hall to watch the video, which would reveal Molly Craig, case manager, had won the award.The Matthew Washington Award is named after a staff member who had endeared himself
  February 2014 - Three years after delving into a new business venture, with the goal of bringing in more job training opportunities for folks served in our vocational program, Futures Document Destruction Services has a good number of customers and is viable program component.  Customers in Wellington and Caldwell are provided with a locked 64-gallon document security container. They fill it, have it picked up, and their sensitive documents are shredded at our secure site. “I ap
August 2014 - As the sun peaked over the horizon early on August 15th, Barefoot Jerry’s--Wellington’s ‘pub ‘n grub’ eatery and bar located at 214 N Washington--was opening up at a most unusual hour.   August 15th marked Futures Unlimited’s annual Back to School Breakfast with Barefoot Jerry, a benefit for the men, women, children and families served through and by Futures. From 7-10 am patrons enjoyed a tasty breakfast skillet, a side of fruit and a cinnamon roll over a cup of co
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Any way you cut it, becoming parents when you’re in your teens is tough. Sometimes, life throws in some curves that can make it even more challenging. With the birth of their first child, Phoenix; Pat
Click on the link to view the video Futures submitted, underscoring the importance of taking action on behalf of the individuals served.
Maria Cornejo joins Futures Unlimited as our new director of business operations, replacing Doug Norris, who is retiring later this year.
2020 has been a doozy but our Futures family made the absolute BEST of it by being creative, energetic, and staying positive despite everything. This video is an end-of-year summation of a remarkable