The KANZA Mental Health Foundation seeks to promote charitable giving that will benefit the KANZA Mental Health & Guidance Center, Inc. Consumers and communities will benefit from a well-funded mental health center. The Foundation seeks to promote payment for, and maintenance of, the physical facilities of KANZA Mental Health & Guidance Center, Inc. Other financial needs of the KANZA Mental Health & Guidance Center, Inc. are also recognized as important to the fulfillment of the Foundation’s mission.

The Foundation has investments managed by Nations Financial Group, and also owns the building at 713 Idaho Avenue in Holton, KS, which houses KANZA Mental Health & Guidance Center’s outpatient services for Jackson County. In addition, the Foundation holds its annual Fall Call event, which is a fund raising event supported by its generous donors. Recent projects supported by the Foundation include a playground and basketball pad facilities for children with severe emotional disorder, remodeling to provide adult crisis beds for 24 hour crisis services, painting and re-carpeting of the Main Office hallways, conference rooms, waiting room and complete remodel of the children’s play therapy room in the Hiawatha office.

The Foundation publishes its annual donor list annually in the Center’s annual report. The KANZA Mental Health Foundation and KANZA Mental Health & Guidance Center, Inc. wish to thank the generous donors for their gifts of support.

Jackson County Challenge!
The donations for Jackson County will go towards expanding services to be under one roof with the recent purchase of the Moser building this past August. This building occupies 13,500 square foot of space for KANZA Mental Health and Guidance Center to offer a variety of services to the customers of Jackson County.

Services that are offered by KANZA include: individual, family, couples and group counseling, psychiatric evaluation and medication management, psychological evaluations, mental health case management, psychosocial training services, and attendant care.

The money raised for the Challenge will stay in the Jackson County service area. All donations are tax deductible. The deadline for this fundraising event is December 31st.

To make a contribution to the Jackson County Challenge mail donations to the KANZA Mental Health Foundation, Attn: Jackson County Challenge, PO Box 319, Hiawatha, KS 66434. For more information on the Jackson County Challenge, please contact David Elsbury, CEO at 785-742-7113, ext. 122 or