A Closer Look at Volunteerism

A Closer Look at Volunteerism

In our fast-paced, busy lives, we are fortunate to have generous community members who prioritize service to others. As April is National Volunteer Month, we wanted to take a closer look at the benefits of volunteerism and ask some of our St. Mark Center supporters...
The Pet Project

The Pet Project

“Does it bite?” “What do you feed it?” “Where does it sleep?” Students from the Yellow Room asked these questions and more when a tortoise, bunny, cat, and three dogs visited their classroom this week. “My students were really interested in pets, so we created several...
Patrick Mahomes Por Favor

Patrick Mahomes Por Favor

A year ago around this time, our students and teachers received a superstar-level experience: a visit from Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. Here’s a reflection on his time with our students! Heartland Coca-Cola and the Kansas City Chiefs worked together to bring the Chiefs...
Life Lessons from St. Mark Center

Life Lessons from St. Mark Center

My name is Conor Kelly and I am a senior at Rockhurst High School. I have been volunteering at St. Mark Center for three weeks. I’ve had a great time, and I’ve learned a lot. I chose St. Mark Center for my senior service because I am interested in making a lasting...