Douglas County Food Resources

This guide is a product of a Douglas County and LiveWell Douglas County – Healthy Kids and Healthy Food for All Initiative. This collaborative document shares community food resources available in the Douglas County area. Continuously updated, comprehensive and easy to read, just to make it easier for neighbors to find, we’re linking it here:

Enews Link on Website

During our state’s Stay at Home order and this time of collective crisis, we’ve been trying to keep a listing of resources in our weekly enews — of ways to get free food and other things you need, plus news and ways to connect. This document is updated weekly. Have a peek at it via … Continue reading »

ELNA Mower and Tiller for Rent

The predicted last frost/freeze date for Lawrence Kansas is April 25th! Get those gardens in! You can rent a lawn mower from ELNA for $10 per half day, or a tiller for $20. Contact Phil, in the 900 block of Pennsylvania at 785-843-8098 or  Or, if you’re south of 12th, there’s a mower a … Continue reading »

April 2020 ELNA Meeting

7-9pm, 4/13/20 Zoom meeting link in our facebook event:

April 2020 ELNA Meeting Online

We’ve decided to attempt a Zoom meeting for our monthly ELNA meeting. Monday April 13th, 7-9 pm Use this link to get there: Meeting ID: 325 214 110 Password: 802791 We will be sending out a meeting protocol doc with some tips on how to use zoom for this meeting.  Hope to see you … Continue reading »

Yart Sale and other events POSTPONED

Hi neighbors. It’s been a wild ride the last 48 hours or so, eh? How you all doing? Staying calm? Practicing good self care? We hope so. We’ve had a moment to take a few deep breaths and thought about the situation ourselves, and we’ve had some pressing questions. What about that Burroughs Creek Trail … Continue reading »

New Ad Rates

Have you considered advertising in the ELNA paper newsletter?   The East Lawrence News is published bi-monthly in odd months.  Over 1200 copies are printed and distributed to over 1000 East Lawrence homes, several local businesses, and mailed to associate members far and wide. We have special rates for ELNA members! You may submit a membership … Continue reading »


Come To the YART Sale! Come one, come all, to the annual ELNA YART (yard/art) Sale! This year’s sale will be Saturday, March 28th, 8am-1pm, in the New York School Gym. The YART sale is ELNA’s biggest annual fundraiser, where neighbors donate their gently used items to sell, local artists vend their creations, and we … Continue reading »

March 2020 Meeting at Depot

MARCH ELNA MEETING Mon. Mar 9th, 7-9pm, Santa Fe Depot, 7th & NY Because our usual meeting place, New York School, will be closed for Spring Break on our March meeting date, we will instead meet at the Santa Fe Depot at 7th and New York Street. Same time, same format. Meeting agendas, updated as … Continue reading »