Debbie Kennedy is the President and CEO of Wichita Children’s Home, an organization providing emergency, temporary, and residential care to children facing abuse, neglect, and other crises. With their street outreach team, Wichita Children’s Home directly engages runaway and homeless youth with services to stabilize their situation and get the support they need. Over time, they have developed a robust set of complementary programs across the city, including drop-in shelters, anti-human trafficking initiatives, and vocational coaching for at-risk youth.
Stand Together Foundation is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in America by driving change from within communities. We are building a community of social entrepreneurs who believe in people, work from the bottom up, and unite with anyone to do right. Since 2016, we have committed $150 million and counting to fuel the innovation of nonprofits throughout the country to build stronger, safer communities where all people can learn, contribute, and realize their full potential. Our goal is to help nonprofit leaders maximize their impact to transform more lives out of poverty.