Mission Statement: Transform the way youth impact the world.

The root of our mission is being able to provide children with the opportunity to engage in high-quality, character-building experiences that can forever change the trajectory of their lives.

Our hope is one day our organization will no longer be needed.

One day every child in Saline County will have access to high-quality experiences through recreational classes, sports teams, and extracurricular activities without regard for financial or logistical constraints.

Board of Directors

Leading the Way


Brooke Plack


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Andre Webster

Vice Chair

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Jamey South


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Sharon Short



Committed to the Cause

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Desiree Paulhamus

Director of Development & Communications

Contact me for more information on how to give, volunteer or partner with our cause. If you are part of a group that would like to learn more about the EMpact One Foundation, let us schedule a time for me to speak with your organization. 


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Lisa Weeks

Finance & Grants Manager

Contact me if you or your organization have grant opportunities for youth and families. If you'd like to learn more about the history of our organization, I'd welcome the chance to share why this cause is meaningful to me.