Leila Gallagher


In commemoration of its 65th birthday Grantham University is inviting Kansas City area residents to a community volunteer fair and Goodwill donation drive. 

Lenexa, Kan. – February 24, 2016 –  Grantham University , a 100% online university, is commemorating its 65th birthday with a year of giving back. The institution located in Lenexa, Kansas, will hold a community volunteer fair and Goodwill donation drive in March.

"Grantham University would like to invite Kansas City area residents to attend our community volunteer fair and Goodwill donation drive in honor of a community that has given us so much throughout the years. This is a great opportunity to learn about volunteer opportunities and donate items to Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas," said Brad Gibbs, Grantham University chief development officer.

Some of the participating organizations include:

  • Hillcrest Transitional Housing
  • Salvation Army
  • YMCA
  • American Cancer Society
  • Heart to Heart International
  • Honor Flight
  • City Union Mission
  • Mosaic of Northeast Kansas

The schedule is as follows:

Goodwill Donation Drive

Grantham University Parking Lot

16025 West 113th Street

Lenexa, Kansas  66219

Tuesday, March 1, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 2, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

For a list of acceptable items visit:


Community Volunteer Fair

Grantham University Training Room (please check in with receptionist)

16025 West 113th Street

Lenexa, Kansas  66219

Wednesday, March 2, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Contact Leila Gallagher for more information, email:, phone: 913-309-4804.

About Grantham University: With 2016 marking the University’s 65th birthday, Grantham University was established in 1951 and today offers 50 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. With a mission to provide quality, accessible, affordable, professionally relevant programs in a continuously changing global society, Grantham’s courses are 100 percent online, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty or from almost anywhere in the world. Continuously accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning more than six decades of service.