Ingram's Magazine: December 2022

Ingram’s December 2022 Digital Edition

Our annual Philanthropy issue is here at Ingram’s November 2022 Digital Edition    more

Philanthropy Industry Outlook Assembly

A Whirlwind of Change for Non-Profits and Donors Roughly 90 minutes after two dozen non-profit executives, volunteers and donors gathered Dec. 6 at Mission Hills Country Club for the 2022 Philanthropy Industry Outlook assembly, the emerging reality was clear to…more

2022 Local Heroes

Debby Ballard We all know the maxim about “to whom much is given,” but Debby Ballard knows that those implied gifts are not defined by the size of one’s investment portfolio. The daughter of a Baptist minister and a kindergarten…more

2022 Corporate Champions

Ingram’s Corporate Champions turns 15 this year, and we can’t think of a better time to reflect on the commitments made by companies to improve the overall quality of life in the Kansas City region. This year’s honorees—Bank of America,…more

Building Blocks of Giving

For close to 100 years, the name Dunn has been synonymous with the concept of corporate philanthropy in the Kansas City region. For nearly half that time, Terry and Peggy Dunn have been moving that same ball down the field,…more

Q&A … With Joseph Growney

Q: If there’s a deeper economic downturn in 2023, should we expect changes in levels of giving? A: I haven’t seen numbers from the past, but logic would dictate that when people are watching their budgets more closely and cutting…more

Picking Up the Tab

In its most recent annual report, The University of Kansas Health System—home to the region’s largest medical center—noted $96.2 million in uncompensated care costs. If you averaged that across the 970 staffed beds at The University of Kansas Hospital, you’d…more

One Year Later: Revisiting COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

In late 2021, President Biden announced a series of sweeping vaccine mandates as part of his administration’s plan to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the most-far reaching mandates were the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Emergency Temporary Standard, the Centers…more

Long-Term Care in a Post-Pandemic World

Of course, the long-term care industry—that is, the caregiving industry, not the insurance industry—suffered with patients and staff incurring high COVID-19 incidence rates. Usage of nursing homes for LTC purposes had been decreasing even before the pandemic, as the assisted-living…more

Supply Chain: Here We Go Again …

Stocks had happy trading sessions pre- and post-Thanksgiving. The positive sentiment may even hold up after the turkey leftovers. However, and this is a big however, things in China are beginning to concern global leaders. Renewed COVID-related disruptions in the…more