The good, the bad and the downright ugly

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Need a reason to buy some beer? Probably not, but here’s one. Every three months, Boulevard Brewing Company donates 10 percent of one of its craft beer’s sales to several charities in the Kansas City area. This quarter, KC Pet Project will receive the majority of the donation.

Buckle up, ladies and gentlemen, and get ready for the transfer of wealth. The older generation’s money will soon be handed over to the younger, and most likely out of the local community. But wait, there’s hope! Keep 5 in Kansas is a program designed to keep that money in the community.

There’s a storm a-brewin’ in the world of welfare. Kansas Department for Children and Families rejected federal funding that would help lower-income people receive food stamps and child-care assistance. Local food bank Harvester’s alone lost out on over $14,000 of funding.

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