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Spotlight: Molly Britt

Newhouse’s signature Imagine a Day Gala is coming up on November 12. Molly and Reggie Britt are honorary co-chairs of the event where we raise vital funds for our mission. We had a chat with Molly to hear her story and all about her Newhouse support. Meet Molly.  Her Background & Newhouse Connection Molly and

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Spotlight: Dr. Kathy Gaumer | Gala Honorary Co-chair

Newhouse’s signature Imagine a Day Gala on November 12 is an evening of entertainment and inspiration as we raise vital funds for our mission. Dr. Kathy and Mr. Doug Gaumer are honorary co-chairs of the event. We sat down with Dr. Gaumer, Medical Director/Owner of Regain Functional Medicine + Aesthetics, to learn more about her story

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Staff Spotlight: Ashley Thompson

Ashley Thompson is Volunteer Manager at Newhouse. When she’s not connecting community members to service at Newhouse, you can find her enjoying BBQ with friends and family. Meet Ashley.  Her background and connection to Newhouse This past May, Ashley completed her Bachelors in Social Work at Kansas State and has since started her Masters program

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Staff spotlight: Laveeda Simmons

LaVeeda Simmons is Newhouse’s Lead Children’s Therapist. She leads her team and clients with grace, stability and compassion. We asked LaVeeda a little bit about how she got into this work, her role here and what she sees is the current need for children coming out of domestic violence. Meet LaVeeda.  Her connection to Newhouse

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Staff Spotlight: Clarencetta Owens

Meet Clarencetta It is a tall task to encapsulate all the ways Clarencetta Owens has impacted lives in her 40 years of providing support services as a case manager, Parent Aide and foster parent. Owens dedicated her life and career to helping others because of “her calling to help families”, and she takes that calling

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Volunteer Spotlight: Harmony Cote

Meet Harmony Harmony Cote is an inspiring advocate for survivors of domestic violence at Newhouse as well as members of the Deaf and Hard of hearing (HOH) community. She is driven to break down barriers facing the Deaf and HOH community, just as Newhouse is dedicated to breaking down the barriers that feed the cycle

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Guest Blog: Christy’s Experience with Trauma

Meet Christy. Mom. Woman with a disability. Grant writer. Advocate. Friend. Survivor of childhood and domestic trauma. Christy changes the lives of women every day – with the power of her words – as a grant writer at Newhouse. Her story of strength and resilience is one of many supported by Newhouse, Kansas City’s first

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Team Spotlight: Carly Dexter

Carly Dexter creates a safe space for the young residents who call Newhouse their temporary home. As Early Learning Center Manager, she leads a team of pre-K teachers to provide 50 hours of free childcare each week for survivors. “I love hearing the kids say my name, be excited to see their pre-K teachers, and

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