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About handsonkansas

HandsOn Kansas State is a program of Kansas State University's School of Leadership Studies. As a Hands On Network affiliate and action center, we promote civic learning and leadership for campus and community through meaningful volunteer and service opportunities.

Celebrating People in Action – 2013

April 25, 2013- Manhattan, KS: HandsOn Kansas State announces the four winners of the ninth annual Celebrating People in Action community service awards.  Outstanding Student Volunteer is Emily Campbell, graduate student in Sociology at Kansas State University. Outstanding Student Organization is Wildcat … Continue reading

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Open House – 2013

HandsOn Kansas State hosted a service event during the K-State Open House Celebration on April 20th in the School of Leadership Studies. Continuing with this year’s emphasis on hunger, we conducted a food-packaging event with Outreach, Inc. Through the involvement of … Continue reading

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Connecting Corporations to Service!

On June 30th the Accenture Eco Volunteer Team become volunteer leaders and participated in their Eco service project, in support of their Corporate Citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed. Twenty-three (23) corporate, community and youth volunteers contributed their labor and resources to … Continue reading

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What does Manhattan think of Manhattan?

The Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau and Chamber of Commerce invited HandsOn Kansas State to participate in the annual Get Around 2 It event, which is aimed at highlighting family opportunities in summer in Manhattan. HandsOn Kansas State wanted to … Continue reading

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Outstanding Student Volunteer 2012: Rebekah Carnes

  Rebekah Carnes is a graduate student in Sociology at Kansas State whose main passion is activism.  She is committed to a career in the field of social policy, and not only researches volunteerism for her graduate project but also … Continue reading

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Autism Meets Optimism: Jillian Tinkel

Jillian Tinkel is the Lead Therapist for Autism Meets Optimism in Manhattan, and is working hard to organize the 2nd annual Walk for Recovery taking place this Sunday, April 15 from 1-5pm in City Park. Check out ways to volunteer … Continue reading

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Volunteer Highlight: Jeremy Holliday, Academic Mentor

#AcademicMentorLife Hello, my name is Jeremy Holliday and I’m a sophomore this year majoring in Elementary Education. A few things you should know about me:  I grew up in a small town in Kansas called Soldier. I am the oldest … Continue reading

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