There are many ways for both individuals and groups to support CIS of Ottawa. Whether through time and effort, skills and expertise, or financial and in-kind support, your support can change lives. When you invest in CIS, you invest in the success of our youth.
Please contact Rachel Smith for more information about how you can help.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Big Brothers Big Sister – Inspire young people to succeed by mentoring through a one-one-one match during the school day.

Tutoring – Help children and/or youth with homework or a specific school subject.

Skilled volunteering – Bring your skills to the table to help Communities In Schools be successful.

Program volunteering – Say “yes” to helping with one-time programs.

Other mentoring opportunities – mentor children and/or youth through programs such as Boys Club or Girls Club.


Make a difference in the life of a child!
By supporting Communities In Schools of Ottawa, you help the young people in our community achieve their highest potential!

Donate by Mail or EFT

To donate by mail, simply download the form from the link below, print it, and mail the completed donor form with your check to the address below. To donate by EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) Bank of the West, simply download the form from the link below, print it, and mail the completed donor form to the address below:
Communities In Schools of Ottawa
1404 S. Ash St
Ottawa, Kansas 66067



To donate online, simply click the donate button below which will direct you to PayPal:


Attend one of the many CIS sponsored programs!

2015-2016 Program/Event Partners

American Eagle Outfitters

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Boy Scouts of America

Career Fair Volunteers

City of Ottawa


Douglas County Dental Clinic

Dress for Success Volunteers

ECKAN Franklin County Human Services

ECKAN Volunteer Center

Elizabeth Layton Center

Franklin County Development Council

Franklin County EMS

Franklin County Health Department

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department

Frontier District #11

Girl Scouts of America

Girls On The Run, Kansas City

Harvesters Food Network

Hope House

Junior Interview Fair Volunteers


Kansas Mentors

Kansas National Guard

Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy

Keith King State Farm Insurance

Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home

Ottawa BPW

Ottawa Church of the Nazarene

Ottawa Library

Ottawa Optimist Club

Ottawa Police Department

Ottawa Recreation Commission

Ottawa Rotary Club

Ottawa University

Prairie Paws Animal Shelter

Ransom Memorial Hospital

RC&D Lake Region

Reality U Volunteers

Royal Cleaners

Soroptimist International

The Rink

Walmart Transportation Division

Weekend Warrior Volunteers

Willow Domestic Violence


2015 – 2016 Financial/Goods Partners

21st Century Community Learning Center Grant

A Cut and a Clip

American Eagle Outfitters Foundation

American Family Insurance

Bank of the West Foundation

Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks #803

Beta Sigma Phi Preceptor

Bienie’s Body Shop

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Foundation

Cottonwood Animal Hospital

Community Revival Center Church

Communities In Schools of Mid-America

Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation

Dr. William Burks, DDS

Epic Vision Eye Center

Farm Bureau Financial Services, Kelly Neufeld

First Baptist Church, Ottawa

First United Methodist Church

Four Square Community Church

Fry Orthodontic Specialist

Grace Community Fellowship

Hasty Awards

Kiwanis Club of Ottawa, Inc.

Lamb Roberts Funeral Home

Life Mission Church, Ottawa

Neosho County Community College

North Baptist Church

Orschlen Farm & Home

Ottawa Business and Professional Women

Ottawa Chapter AU P.E.O.

Ottawa Community Partnership

Ottawa Family Physicians

Ottawa Optimist Club

Ottawa University

Over the Road Gang

Ransom Memorial Hospital Charitable Association

Ream Law Firm

Sigma Upsilon Sorority

SOL Sisters

Soroptomist International

Dr. Steven Thompson

The Gun Guys

Trendel Lumber Company

Trinity United Methodist Church

United Way of Franklin County

USD 290

Walmart Foundation/Walmart Super Center

Westminster Presbyterian Church