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Give Black KC Focused On Funding Black Organizations

GIFT founder Brandon Calloway currenly runs the nonprofit from his kitchen table.
Carlos Moreno
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KCUR 89.3
Brandon Calloway is the co-founder and CEO of G.I.F.T, which provides grants to Black-owned businesses in Kansas City.

Give Black KC is a weeklong fundraiser to benefit the Black community in Kansas City.

In the days leading up to Juneteenth, the local collaborative aims to raise $80,000 to support eight Black organizationscurrently working to address priorities for Black residents, including incarceration, housing, generational wealth and access to healthy food. "All of those basic needs are still at the top of the list," Brandon Calloway says.

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