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Partner Agencies

Alphapointe

7501 Prospect Ave., Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 421-5848
www.alphapointe.org

Manufacturer of office and pharmaceutical products; vocational counseling; job placement; low vision clinic; occupational therapy and rehabilitation; brailling; audio recording services; computer training; youth programs; senior services; dual-disabilities; volunteer opportunities; on-site store with adaptive devices.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT ALPHAPOINTE:
    Senior Adult Services (H)
    Work Adjustment Center (H)

American Cancer Society

1100 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 842-7111
www.cancer.org

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering, through research, education, advocacy and service.
UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY:
    Patient Support Services (H)

American Heart Association, Greater Kansas City Division

6800 W. 93rd St., Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 652-1913
www.heart.org/kansascity

A national voluntary health agency that funds medical research and education; inspires policy change through advocacy; provides science-based standards of care for heart disease and stroke survivors; and promotes a healthy lifestyle.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION:     Community Heart and Stroke Initiatives (H)
    Cultural Health Initiatives (H)
    Go Red for Women (H)

American Red Cross, Greater Kansas City Chapter 211

West Armour Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-8400
www.redcross.org/mo/kansas-city

Provides response to disaster victims and emergency communications for military families, preparedness information, international tracing services, first aid, CPR, water safety and family caregiving training, collects and distributes blood products.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT AMERICAN RED CROSS:
    Emergency Assistance (I)
    Influenza Immunization (H)
    Safety Training for Healthy Communities (H)

American Red Cross, Eastern Kansas Chapter (WYCO)

1600 Washington Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 321-6314
www.kck.redcross.org

Assistance and education is provided to help all ages prevent, prepare for and respond to the unexpected through emergency services, health & safety services and blood services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT AMERICAN RED CROSS:
    Emergency Services (I)
    Health & Safety Community Education (E)

American Stroke Foundation

5916 Dearborn, Mission, KS 66202

Blue Springs Family YMCA, 1300 Adam's Dairy Parkway, Blue Springs, MO 64014
(913) 649-1776
www.americanstroke.org

Provides wellness services for stroke survivors who have completed their initial rehabilitation. Those services empower stroke survivors and their families to overcome ongoing challenges of life after stroke and rejuvenate their lives.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT AMERICAN STROKE FOUNDATION:     Community-Based Wellness Centers (H)

Associated Youth Services (WYCO)

803 Armstrong, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 831-2820
www.aysusa.org

Helping youth and families become productive, effective members of the community through the Resource (foster care) Family Program, temporary/emergency shelter, drug and alcohol treatment and prevention, alternative education and community health program.
UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT ASSOCIATED YOUTH SERVICES:     ADAPT (H)
    AYS Academy (E)
    Home Ties (I)

Benilde Hall

3220 East 23rd St., Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 842-5836
www.benildehall.org

Promotes responsible independent living by treating chemically dependent homeless men through a transitional living facility with mental health and substance abuse treatment, as well as permanent housing apartments. Residents receive food, housing, and therapeutic services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT BENILDE HALL:
Homelessness Programs (I)

Bethel Neighborhood Center (WYCO)

14 South Seventh St., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 371-8218
www.bethelcenter.org

Serves the community with recreation and meal programs for adults ages 60 and above, after school and summer enrichment programs for youth ages 6-19 and support services including notary public, Spanish-speaking staff and a registered nurse.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT BETHEL NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER:
    Bethel Bridges (H)
    Support, Refer, Repair, Educate (E)
    Youth Enrichment Program (E)

BFMA (Budget & Financial Management Assistance)

P.O. Box 414711, Kansas City, MO 64141
(816) 474-2972
www.bfmakc.org

Budget and Financial Management Assistance (BFMA) fosters financial stability by providing budgeting, bill payment, and advocacy to disabled, homeless and elderly persons in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT BFMA :

    Budget and Financial Case Management (H)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City

3908 Washington, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-5269
www.bbbskc.org

Matches children ages 8-14 from one-parent or non-traditional households with caring, adult mentors. "Bigs" and "Littles" spend a few hours each week for at least one year doing everyday activities that lead to life-changing friendships.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS:
    General Mentoring Program (E)
    Mentoring Children of Prisoners (E)

Boy Scouts of America - Heart of America Council

10210 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 569-4980
www.hoac-bsa.org

Prepares young people to make ethical choices and builds self-esteem by emphasizing leadership, citizenship and physical fitness. Serves boys and young men ages 6 to 20, and young women ages 14 to 20.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS AT BOY SCOUTS:
    Learning for Life/Exploring (E)
    Scouting (E)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City

6301 Rockhill Road, Suite 303, Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 361-3600
www.helpKCkids.org.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City promotes the development of self-esteem, values, and skills for boys and girls, ages 5-18, with special emphasis on youth from disadvantaged circumstances. UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS:     Bright Smiles (dental care) (H)
    Youth Development (after school) (E)

Cabot Westside Health Center

2121 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 471-0900
www.cabotcares.org

A full- service, bilingual/Spanish comprehensive health and dental facility; services include family medicine, adult health, pediatrics, prevention programs, women's health, OB program, WIC programs, cardiology services, health education and preventative and restorative dental care.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CABOT WESTSIDE:
    Medical and Dental Health Care (H)

Camp Fire

1100 Walnut St., Suite 1900, Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 285-2006
www.campfire.org/Heartland_Programs.aspx

Helps youth find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are through experiences that meet the needs of youth and families: Out-of-School-Time Programs; Teen Service and Leadership; and, Environmental and Camp Programs.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CAMP FIRE:
    Heartland Operations Division (E)

Cancer Action, Inc.

10520 Barkley, Suite 100, Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 642-8885
www.canceractionkc.org

Provides programs and services addressing the physical, social, emotional and financial needs of those living with cancer: case management, support groups, educational information, wellness programs, transportation, prescription assistance, wigs, turbans, medical equipment/supplies and comfort items.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CANCER ACTION:
    Patient Services Program (H)

CASA of Jackson County

625 East 26th St. Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-2272
www.JacksonCountyCASA.org

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Jackson County recruits, trains and supports volunteers (CASAs) to give abused and neglected children a voice and ensure their safety and needs for a permanent, loving home are met.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CASA OF JACKSON COUNTY:
    Child Advocacy Program (H)

CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties

5700 Broadmoor, Suite 201, Mission, KS 66202
(913) 715-4040
www.casajwc.org

CASA empowers abused and neglected children with a volunteer's voice in court by seeking safe and permanent homes for each child. CASA gathers information for court decisions that are in the children's best interests.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT CASA OF JOHNSON COUNTY:
    Children in Need (H)
    Family Violence Advocacy (H)

Cass County Council on Aging

2400 Jefferson Parkway, P.O. Box 133, Harrisonville, MO 64701
(816) 380-8980, ext. 2

Cass County Council on Aging's goal is to increase the percentage of seniors/older adults who are able to live safely, healthy and independently in their own homes. Services include congregate meals, delivery of meals on wheels.

Cass County Council on Aging is a small grant recipient.

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph

20 West 9th St., Suite 600, Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 221-4377
www.catholiccharities-kcsj.org

Financial Literacy, Homeless Prevention and Housing Assistance, Assistance to Seniors to maintain independence, Senior Employment Training, Veteran Programs, Community Safety through ex-offender program, Crisis Pregnancy and Supportive Services, Adoption Services, Counseling, Disability and Deaf Services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT CATHOLIC CHARITIES:
    Healthy Lifestyle Choices (H)
    Community Services (I)
    Caring Community Resource Centers (H)
    Counseling Solutions (H)
    Northland Supportive (homelessness program) (I)
    Senior Care Services (H)
    Services for Young Families (H)
    TurnAround Program (i)

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, Inc.

9720 West 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 433-2100
www.catholiccharitiesks.org

Services include emergency assistance and case management, food pantries, a men's homeless shelter, employment assistance, legal immigration services, marriage enrichment, hospice ministry, and in-home support.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF NORTHEAST KANSAS:
    Johnson County Emergency Assistance (I)

Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA)

503 E. 23rd St., Independence, MO 64055
(816) 252-8388
www.childabuseprevention.org

CAPA's mission is to prevent and treat all forms of child abuse by creating changes in individuals, families and society that strengthen relationships and promote healing.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT CAPA:
    CAPA Family Support Services (E)
    Counseling Services (H)

Child Protection Center, Inc.

The Child Protection Center's mission is to respect the child and preserve their voice throughout the investigation of abuse by providing supportive services to assist children and their families begin the path toward healing.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CHILD PROTECTION CENTER:
    Child Protection Program (H)

Children's Center for the Visually Impaired

3101 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 841-2284
www.ccvi.org

Provides early education to blind or visually impaired children. Services include special instruction, orientation and mobility, braille, speech-language, physical, occupational, and aquatic therapy; deaf blind instruction, low vision, assistive technology, family support, and consultation services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CCVI:
    Early Childhood Special Education (E)

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 234-3000
www.childrensmercy.org

Through leadership in clinical care, education and research, Children's Mercy provides access to state-of-the-art comprehensive, family-centered inpatient and outpatient pediatric care for children ages birth to 18, regardless of their family's ability to pay.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT CHILDREN'S MERCY:
    Buckle Up Kansas City (H)
    Pediatric Dental Clinic (H)
    Pediatric Care Center (primary care) (H)
    SCAN Clinic (child abuse and neglect) (H)

The Children's Place

Two East 59th St., Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 363-1898
www.childrensplacekc.org

Helps heal the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma through treatment, education and family support. Addresses the emotional, behavioral and mental health needs of the most vulnerable members of our community's children.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT THE CHILDREN'S PLACE:
    Day Treatment Services (H)
    Outpatient Treatment Services (H)

Children's Therapeutic Learning Center

3101 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 756-0780
www.childrenstlc.org

Serves children birth thru eight with disabilities, developmental delays and fragile medical conditions. Year round, full day, five day Therapeutic Preschool and extended hours Therapy Clinic. Includes Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy and Academic Instruction.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CHILDREN'S TLC:
    Early Intervention Program (E)

Clay County Clothes Closet

3939 North Cleveland, Kansas City MO 64117
(816) 454-3960
www.clothescloset.org

Clay County Clothes Closet provides free clothing to Northland families in need. Our volunteers assist children and families who are referred to the Clothes Closet by churches, schools, and social agencies. Clay County Clothes Closet is a small grant recipient.

Communities Creating Opportunity

2400 Troost Ave., Suite 4600, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 221-9900
www.cco.org

CCO works with residents to develop community leaders, create innovative programs, build cross-sector relationships, and establish funding and policy solutions to transform our communities. Priorities include health care access, citizenship, economic empowerment, and neighborhood safety.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CCO:
    Community Health Access Project (H)

Community LINC

4012 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 531-3727
www.communitylinc.org

Since 1988, Community LINC has served 3,700 homeless families, totaling 11,000 individuals. Programs stabilize and equip parents to provide for their children. Since 2007, 80% of residents who have left Community LINC remain permanently housed.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT COMMUNITY LINC:
    Transitional Supportive Housing Program (I)

Community Mediation Center

1212 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050
(816) 461-8255
www.communitymediationkc.org

Helps in resolving, managing and preventing conflicts through training, facilitation and mediation in hopes of building communities where all address their differences in a peaceful way. Conflict resolution services provided on a sliding fee scale.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTER:
    Conflict Resolution (H)

Community Services League

404 North Noland Road, Independence, MO 64050
(816) 254-4100
www.cslcares.org

Food, clothing, utility and prescription assistance, housing counseling, Work Express (employment), school supplies and Christmas gifts/meals. Volunteer opportunities are available at each of its seven locations throughout Jackson County.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT COMMUNITY SERVICES LEAGUE:
    Emergency Services Program (I)
    Work Express Employment Services (I)

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc.

17844 E. 23rd St., Independence, MO 64057
(816) 254-3652
www.thecmhs.com

Provides mental health and addiction recovery services in Eastern Jackson County and in Kansas City, MO. Services include medication services; psychiatry; rehabilitation; education; residential and outpatient therapy for adults, families, youth and elderly.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES:
    Addiction Recovery Services (H)
    Elder Services (H)
    Integration of Health Care (H)

Concerned Care

320 Armour Road, Suite 101, North Kansas City MO 64116
(816) 474-3026
www.concernedcarekc.org

The mission of Concerned Care, Inc. is to maximize the capability of individuals with developmental disabilities to manage their own lives and minimize their dependence on others.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CONCERNED CARE:
    Independent Living Assistance Program (H)

Cornerstones of Care

300 East 36 St., Kansas City, Missouri 64111
(816) 508-1700
www.cornerstonesofcare.org

Cornerstones of Care is an organization of Kansas City agencies providing therapeutic treatment services to children and families. Each day, the agencies of Cornerstones of Care provide direct services to 2,000 children and families

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CORNERSTONES OF CARE:
    Tender Beginnings (E)

Crittenton Children's Center

10918 Elm Ave., Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 765-6600
www.crittentonkc.org

Services include: acute psychiatric children's hospital; intensive adolescents' residential treatment - juvenile aggression programming, service to military dependents; adolescent chemical dependency outpatient program; foster care and adoption case management; in-home treatment; and pre-school early intervention programming.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT CRITTENTON CHILDREN'S CENTER:
    Residential Treatment Program (H)
    School Partnership Program (E)
    Substance Abuse Program (H)

Cross-Lines Community Outreach, Inc. (WYCO)

736 Shawnee Ave., Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 281-3388
www.cross-lines.org

Provides people affected by poverty with basic services and opportunities that encourage self-confidence and self-sufficiency through emergency assistance, hunger relief, highlight programs, nutrition classes, job club, budget workshops and a thrift store.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT CROSS-LINES COMMUNITY OUTREACH:
    Utility Assistance (I)
    EFSP (I)

Cultivate Kansas City

4223 Gibbs Road, Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 831-2444
www.cultivatekc.org

Cultivate Kansas City works with community partners building a healthier food system for all. With urban agriculture, they are increasing food access, building vibrant communities, helping urban farmers thrive and improving the health of families.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT CULTIVATE KANSAS CITY:
    Urban Farm Development (H)

DeLaSalle Education Center

3740 Forest Ave., Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 561-4445
www.delasallecenter.org

A fully accredited, innovative high school serving urban students in need of an alternative to traditional school. Students find success because of small classes, personalized education, holistic support services, and workforce development through experiential learning.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT DELASALLE:
    Drug and Alcohol Abuse (H)
    Parent and Child Education Support (E)
    Personalized Education (E)
    Student Press @ DeLaSalle (I)
    Team of Care Mental Health Program (H)

Della Lamb Community Services

500 Woodland, Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: (816) 842-8040
www.dellalamb.org

Provides community-based programming for low-income Kansas Citians including K-8, infant/ toddler/pre-K education, adult education/ESL, emergency assistance, seasonal services, out-of-school time care, refugee supportive services, and youth services including educational, recreational, athletic, and drug/violence prevention.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT DELLA LAMB:
    Adult Education and Employment (I)
    Early Education Child Care Program (E)
    Emergency Assistance Social Services (I)
    Youth Services Program (E)

Don Bosco Center, Inc.

580 Campbell St., Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 691-2900
www.donbosco.org

Through our Senior Center, ESL School and Work Empowerment Program, The Don Bosco Center empowers the immigrant and ethnically diverse population of all ages in the metropolitan area of Kansas City to be self-sufficient and contributing members of their community.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT DON BOSCO COMMUNITY CENTER:
    Senior Center (H)
    Youth Development Center (E)

Drumm Foundation

3210 Lee's Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055
(816) 373-3434
www.drummforkids.org

Helps foster children to build successful lives by providing stable, nurturing, long-term family-style homes and positive growth opportunities. Priority is keeping sibling groups together and to breaking the cycle of frequent and disruptive placement changes.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT DRUMM FOUNDATION:
    Drumm Family Home Program (E)

Duchesne Clinic (WYCO)

636 Tauromee, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 321-2626
www.duchesneclinic.org

Community-based primary health care clinic serving the uninsured poor of Wyandotte County. Services include primary health care, medication assistance and chronic disease management education and services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT DUCHESNE CLINIC:
    Health Care Clinic (H)

Economic Opportunity Foundation (WYCO)

1542 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 371-7800
www.eofkck.org

Head Start, homeless assistance, HUD housing counseling, mortgage counseling, rent assistance, emergency assistance (utilities, clothing, food pantries and commodity distribution, etc.), Total Family program, education assistance and job development/placement.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION:
    Utility Assistance (I)
    EFSP (I)

El Centro, Inc.

650 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 677-0100
www.elcentroinc.com

El Centro's mission is "Strengthening communities and empowering families through educational, social, and economic opportunities." To meet that mission, we provide programs and services aimed at strengthening family ties and, as a result, to make the community a better place to live and work.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT EL CENTRO:
    Johnson County Family Support Services (I)
    VITA Site (I)

Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri & Kansas

Research Medical Hospital
6400 Prospect, Suite 300, Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 444-2800
www.efmk.org

Provider of services to people who have epilepsy/seizure disorders in Kansas and Missouri, including information, referral, community education, direct service and advocacy.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT EPILEPSY FOUNDATION:
    Not Another Moment Lost (support/education/medication) (H)

Episcopal Community Services

11 East 40th St., Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-8920
www.episcopalcommunity.org

The mission of Episcopal Community Services is to engage the Episcopal and broader communities both in feeding the hungry and empowering the poor to move beyond the barriers of poverty with dignity.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT EPISCOPAL COMMUNITY SERVICES:
     Culinary Cornerstones (I)
     Kansas City Community Kitchen (I)

The Family Conservancy

444 Minnesota Ave., Suite 200, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 342-1110
www.thefamilyconservancy.org

The Family Conservancy helps children and families achieve a lifetime of success. Our core competencies are: early childhood mental health, school readiness, mental health, anti-poverty programs, healthy lifestyles and strengthening parents and families.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT THE FAMILY CONSERVANCY:
    Child Care Resource and Referral (E)
    Early Learning Professional Development (E)
    Family Asset Building (I)
    Healthy Lifestyles (H)
    Safe Families (H)
    Student Assistance (E)
    Substance Free (H)

First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery

633 E. 63rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 361-5900 or (913) 233-0747
www.firstcallkc.org

It is the mission of First Call to reduce the impact of alcohol, drugs and other addictions by providing quality services to individuals, families and the community.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT FIRST CALL:
    Family Services (H)
    Referral and Assessment Program (H)
    Speas Resource Center (H)

Genesis School

3800 E. 44th St., Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 921-0775
www.promiseacademykc.org

Offers creative approaches to learning by adapting to each student's needs. Serves at-risk students in the urban core, 1st through 8th grades, many who are multiple grade levels behind and come from challenging family situations.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT GENESIS SCHOOL:
    Schoolwide Support Program (E)

Gillis Center, Inc.

8150 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 508-3500
www.gillis.org

Provides residential treatment for boys, emergency shelter for youth, therapeutic day treatment school for emotionally disturbed and developmentally delayed children, evidence-based foster care program and evidence-based outpatient and community based therapy services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT GILLIS:
    Day Treatment Services (H)
    Functional Family Therapy (E)
    Gillis Children's Center (H)
    Residential Treatment (H)

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri

8383 Blue Parkway Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 358-8750
www.girlscoutsksmo.org

Through activities in science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouting provides girls with opportunities for fun and friendship while fostering development of leadership skills and self-esteem.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT GIRL SCOUTS:
    Girl Scouts (E)

Good Samaritan Center of Excelsior Springs

108 Thompson Ave., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
(816) 630-2718
www.goodsamaritancenter.com

Our mission is being dedicated to preventing homelessness and hunger by providing basic life needs and access to life skills. Good Samaritan Center of Excelsior Springs is a small grant recipient.

Good Samaritan Project

3030 Walnut, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 561-8784
www.gsp-kc.org

Provides supportive and responsive care for individuals affected by HIV/AIDS through care, education and advocacy, including case management, financial assistance, transportation, care teams, support groups, and prevention and education programs.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT GOOD SAMARITAN:
    Volunteer Services/Community Relations (H)

Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas

1817 Campbell, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-7425
www.mokangoodwill.org

Offers education; training and employment through evaluation; specialized training for the head injured; computer skills training; job placement; and sheltered, supported, transitional and competitive employment for persons with disabilities, the homeless and other disadvantages.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT GOODWILL:
    Extended Employment Services (H)
    Job Hunters Program (I)
    Vocational Services (I)

Grace Early Childhood Education Center

614 W. Mills St., Belton, MO 64012
(816) 348-1514
www.beltonschools.org

The Grace ECCE Center houses a variety of early childhood programming including Parents As Teachers, Early Childhood Special Education, Title I Preschool, Part-Time Free Pre-K Preschool, Full-Day Missouri Project Classes and infant and toddler child care programming.

Grace Early Education Center is a small grant recipient.

Grace United Community Ministries

801 Benton Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 231-5745
www.graceunitedkc.org

Our mission is to break the cycles of poverty, substance abuse and violence through three core programs: Children's/Family Education; Substance Abuse Recovery; and Emergency Assistance, offering Holistic ministry, fellowship, worship and Christian education.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT GRACE UNITED COMMUNITY MINISTRIES:
    Aim for Success (after school program) (E)

Grandview Assistance Program

1121 Main St., Grandview, MO 64030
(816) 761-1919
www.gapcares.org

Provides emergency assistance including a food pantry; USDA government commodities; utility assistance; rental assistance; school supplies; budget guidance; referrals; Christmas gifts and food for low-income seniors, individuals and families; computer center for employment issues.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT GRANDVIEW ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:
Emergency Assistance (I)

Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center

3200 Wayne Ave., Suite 222, Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 931-0443
www.gkchic.com

Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center's mission is to ensure that all people in the Kansas City metropolitan area have safe, decent and affordable housing on an equal opportunity basis.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT GREATER KANSAS CITY HOUSING INFORMATION CENTER:
    Homelessness Prevention (I)

Guadalupe Centers, Inc.

1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-1015
www.guadalupecenters.org

Services/programs include emergency assistance/homeless program, job placement, teen pregnancy, bilingual substance abuse counseling, afterschool/summer enrichment, senior citizen center, culinary and cultural arts, catering services, facility rentals, charter elementary, middle and high school, preschool, youth athletics and recreation.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT GUADALUPE CENTERS:
    Alta Vista Alternative School (E)
    Belton Newcomer Center (I)
    Comprehensive Emergency Assistance (I)
    Comprehensive Youth Development (E)
    Culinary Arts Institute (I)
    Dia Por Dia Outpatient Treatment Program (H)
    Plaza De Ninos Preschool (E)
    Seniors Program – Por Tu Salud (H)

Harrisonville Ministerial Alliance

P.O. Box 626, Harrisonville, MO 64701
(816) 380-3505, Tuesdays 10 am to 2 pm

The Harrisonville Ministerial Alliance provides a variety of services to Cass County residents, including food, low-cost clothing and utility assistance.

Harrisonville Ministerial Alliance is a small grant recipient.

Harvesters - The Community Food Network

3801 Topping, Kansas City, MO 64129
(816) 929-3000
www.harvesters.org

A regional food bank serving 26 counties of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas. Harvesters collects food and household products, which are distributed through more than 620 non-profit agencies, including food pantries, kitchens, and shelters.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT HARVESTERS:
    Childhood Hunger Initiative (E)
    Emergency Food Distribution (I)

Head Start of Shawnee Mission, Inc.

8155 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS 66204
(913) 649-9714
www.smks-headstart.org

Programs include early childhood education for children birth to five, services for pregnant women and their families, and comprehensive family services including health, mental health, nutrition, services to children with disabilities, parent education and engagement.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT HEAD START OF SHAWNEE MISSION:
    Early Childhood Education (E)
    Family and Community Services (E)

Health Partnership Clinic

7171 W. 95th St., Suite 100, Overland Park, KS 66212
407 S. Clairborne, Suite. 104, Olathe KS 66061
(913) 648-2266
25955 W. 327th St. Paola, KS 66071
(913) 294-9223
www.hpcjc.org

Provides medical and dental care to all individuals regardless of ability to pay. We accept KanCare (Medicaid), Medicare, commercial insurance and offer sliding scale discounts to the uninsured based on income.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT HEALTH PARTNERSHIP CLINIC:
    Medical Home for Johnson County's uninsured (H)

High Aspirations

6320 Brookside Plaza, Suite 263, Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 914-0983
www.highaspirationskc.org

High Aspirations is a faith- based program that solely focuses on young African American males ages 8-18. The program supports them in four areas: socially, academically, emotionally and spiritually. High Aspirations is a small grant recipient.

The Hispanic Economic Development Corporation (HEDC)

2130 Jefferson, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 221-3442
www.kchedc.org

Develops and implements economic development initiatives that positively contribute to the quality of life for Latinos by providing business development services, employment and other asset-building initiatives.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT HEDC:
    Business Development Program (I)

Hope Haven of Cass County

P.O. Box 754, Harrisonville, MO 64701
(816) 380-2833
www.hopehavenofcasscounty.org

Hope Haven of Cass County is a domestic and sexual violence program with emergency shelter. For survivors of abuse, services include 24-hour hotline; support groups, counseling, court, child, and hospital advocacy, outreach and community referrals.

Hope Haven of Cass County is a small grant recipient.

Hope House

P.O. Box 577, Lee's Summit, MO 64063
(816) 461-4188 Hotline: (816) 461-4673
www.hopehouse.net

Operates emergency shelters for women and children, a 24-hour hotline, support groups, individual and group therapy, court advocacy, civil legal services, outreach counseling, children's services, supervised visitation center and hospital advocacy.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT HOPE HOUSE:
    Guardian Program (H)
    Metropolitan Family Violence (H)
    Shelter, Children's Services (H)

Hope.wrx

900 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City, Missouri, 64118
(816) 729-2095
www.hopewrx.org

Provides programming and facilities to fill the unmet social, economic, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of people in the Inner Northland neighborhoods — transforming individuals, families, institutions and ourselves by connecting assets with opportunities.

Hope.wrx is a small grant recipient.

Independence Meals on Wheels, Inc.

409 North Liberty, Independence, MO 64050
(816) 254-9566
www.independencemealsonwheels.org

Provide nourishing, dietetic noon meals delivered by volunteers Monday - Friday to house-bound residents, convalescent or disabled persons unable to prepare balanced meals for themselves. Evening and week-end meals also offered, delivered at noon.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT INDEPENDENCE MEALS ON WHEELS:
    Meals Delivered (H)

Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City

5801 West 115th St., Suite 101, Overland Park, KS 66211
(913) 327-8000
www.JCCKC.org

Jewish Community Center offers programs for individuals, children and families of all ages and from all religious and cultural backgrounds. All programs are designed to infuse the lives of our participants with wellness, meaning and joy.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER:
    Children's After School Programs (E)
    Child Development Center (E)
    Day Camp (E)
    Heritage Center (senior adults) (H)

Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City

5801 West 115th St., Suite 103, Overland Park, KS 66211
(913) 327-8250
www.jfskc.org

Jewish Family Services offers support at every point in a person's life cycle with our six main program areas: Older Adult, Mental Health Services, Life Crisis Assistance, Family Life Education, Chaplaincy, and Volunteering.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES:
    Counseling (H)
    Help @ Home (for older adults) (H)
    JET Express (transportation for older adults) (H)
    Life Crisis Assistance (I)

Jewish Vocational Service

1608 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 471-2808
www.jvskc.org

JVS provides employment services for people with disabilities, refugees and members of the Jewish community; refugee resettlement; immigration and citizenship services; interpreter and cultural competency training; interpreter services, social work services and a sheltered workshop.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT JEWISH VOCATIONAL SERVICE:
    Cultural Bridge: Interpreter (H)
    Sheltered Workshop (H)
    Social Integration Program (H)

Johnson County Christmas Bureau

9503 Johnson Drive, Merriam, KS 66203
P.O. Box 14786, Shawnee Mission, KS 66285
(913) 341-4342
www.jccb.org

JCCB provides assistance to pre-qualified low-income residents of Johnson County, Kansas at the nine-day Holiday Shop in December. Clients, by appointment, select groceries, personal care items, children's clothing, outerwear, gifts, and books pegged to family size, age, and gender.

Johnson County Christmas Bureau is a small grant recipient.

Johnson County Housing Coalition

403-A West Poplar, Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 390-0413
www.jocohousingcoalition.com

Provides affordable housing opportunities in Johnson County for low-income and disabled households; maintains an inventory of approximately 200 housing units for qualified families; works with other community services to assist with housing and related issues.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT JOHNSON COUNTY HOUSING COALITION:
    Affordable Housing (I)

Johnson County Interfaith Hospitality Network

11503 S. Strang Line Road, Suite C, Olathe, KS 66062
(913) 345-2121
www.jocoihn.org

Our mission is to unite and enable the faith community to provide homeless families with emergency shelter and meals, as well as compassionate assistance with social services, and relationships with caring people in the faith community.

Johnson County Interfaith Hospitality Network is a small grant recipient.

Kansas Children's Service League

15717 College Blvd., Lenexa, KS 66219
(913) 621-2016
www.kcsl.org.

KCSL's mission is to protect and promote the well-being of children through a number of statewide programs that strengthen families, empower parents and prevent child abuse. For information on programs and volunteer opportunities:

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT KCSL:
    Healthy Families Johnson County (E)

Kansas City Community Gardens

6917 Kensington, Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 931-3877
www.kccg.org

Provides self-help and educational assistance to low-income people, children and community groups in the metropolitan area to grow their own food from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, school-yards and at community sites

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY GARDENS:
    Self-Help Gardening (H)

Kansas City Care Clinic (formerly KC Free Health Clinic)

3515 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-5144
www.kccareclinic.org

The Kansas City CARE Clinic, formed in 1971, provides basic health services to those who cannot afford care. Services include: general medicine, dental, testing/screening, HIV care, health education, prevention, counseling, case management and support groups.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT KANSAS CITY CARE CLINIC:
    Behavioral Health Care for Underinsured Adults (H)
    Dental Care for Uninsured Adults (H)
    General Medicine (H)
    Youth Prevention Initiative (E)

Kansas Legal Services

400 State Avenue, Suite 1015, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 621-0200
www.kansaslegalservices.org

Kansas Legal Services provides legal advice and representation to Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Linn, Franklin and Wyandotte county residents in civil cases.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT KANSAS LEGAL SERVICES:
    Domestic Violence Program (H)
    General Legal Services (H)

KCK Huggers/Special Olympics (WYCO)

5033 State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 573-8331
www.kckhuggers.org

Sports and activities for developmentally disabled youth and adults, 8-years-old and up, to build self-esteem, promote a healthy lifestyle and to increase social skills and interpersonal relationships through competition, travel and classes.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT KCK HUGGERS/SPECIAL OLYMPICS:
    Sports (H)

KidsTLC

480 S. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
(913) 764-2887
www.kidstlc.org

KidsTLC affords opportunities that transform kids and families in our community by providing a continuum of care with innovative and successful on-campus psychiatric treatment, community outreach, behavioral health, and autism treatment for kids and families.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT KIDS TLC:
    Psychiatric Residential Treatment (E)
    Street Outreach Services (I)

KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc.

KVC sees potential in every child and knows children grow best in strong, healthy families. KVC is an integral human service provider committed to enriching the lives of children and families through medical and behavior healthcare, social services and education.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT KVC BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE:
    Children Grow Best in Families (H)

Lee's Summit CARES

901 NE Independence Ave., Lee's Summit MO 64086
(816) 347-3298
www.lscares.org

Lee's Summit CARES-Mission: combat substance abuse and youth violence, Coalition: comprised of key stakeholders from education, businesses, local government, family, public safety, media and faith. Focus: parenting, character, anti-bullying, prevention and youth leadership

Lee's Summit CARES is a small grant recipient

Lee's Summit Social Services

108 SE 4th St., Lee's Summit, MO 64063
(816) 525-4357
www.lssocialservices.com

Emergency Assistance for low to moderate income families includes food, utility, rent, medical needs, small home repairs for elderly, budgeting, school supplies, Christmas store, and holiday baskets.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT LEE'S SUMMIT SOCIAL SERVICES:
    Emergency Assistance (I)

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

1125 Grand Blvd., #1900, Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 474-6750
www.lawmo.org

Legal Aid provides free legal services to low-income persons in Jackson, Platte and Clay counties. We focus on domestic violence, denial of public benefits, housing, immigration, guardianships and other legal issues.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT LEGAL AID OF WESTERN MISSOURI:
    Access to Health Care (H)
    Domestic Violence Prevention (H)
    Guardianships for Minor Children (H)
    Housing and Home Ownership (I)
    Public Benefits and Income Maintenance (I)

Lifeskills Management Center

413 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 254-0001
www.theskillstosucceed.org

Lifeskills Management Center, d.b.a. Skills to Succeed, services focus on needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Asperger Syndrome, High Anxiety and other developmental or clinical challenges. Services are research based on cognitive behavioral therapies.

Lifeskills Management Center is a small grant recipient.

Literacy Kansas City

211 Armour Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 333-9332
www.literacykc.org

iteracy Kansas City's mission is to advance literacy through direct services, advocacy and collaboration. Literacy Kansas City provides reading, writing and math instruction to adults, age 16 and older, through individual tutoring and small group instruction. The agency serves students from basic literacy levels through GED preparation.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT LITERACY KANSAS CITY:
    Literacy Works (I)

Marillac Center

8000 W. 127th St., Overland Park, KS 66213
(913) 951-4300
www.Marillac.org

Marillac provides comprehensive mental health services for children, adolescents and their families. Programs include: an outpatient clinic; a residential treatment program;
a therapeutic day school; and the only children's psychiatric hospital in Johnson
County, KS.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT MARILLAC:
    Residential Treatment (H)
    Therapeutic Day School (H)
    The Discovery Program (children with disabilities) (H)

Mattie Rhodes Center

1740 Jefferson St., Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 471-2536
www.mattierhodes.org

The Mattie Rhodes Center provides a holistic approach to the well-being of Kansas City's individuals, families and communities through the delivery of bilingual and bicultural mental health counseling, social services, community initiatives, and arts programming.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT MATTIE RHODES CENTER:
    After School Arts Program (E)
    Mental Health Treatment (H)
    Nuevo Amanecer Substance Abuse Program (H)
    Nuevo Dia Domestic Violence (H)
    Youth Development Program (E)

Mental Health America of the Heartland

739 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 281-2221
www.mhah.org

MHAH promotes the mental health of the community and improves the lives of persons with mental illness through advocacy, education and support. Programs include: housing, peer services, children/youth mental health promotion, community education, and information/referral.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA:
    Advocacy and Recovery Services (H)
    Child & Youth Mental Health Initiative (E)
    Mental Health Promotion (H)

Metro Lutheran Ministry

3031 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 931-0027
www.mlmkc.org

Metro Lutheran Ministry assists low-income families and individuals with emergency assistance (utilities, rent, food,), case management, permanent supportive housing, Saturday breakfasts, job search and GED, minor home repair and a Christmas Store.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT METRO LUTHERAN MINISTRY:
    Emergency Assistance (I)

Metropolitan Council on Early Learning

600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 474-4240
www.marc.org/mcel

The vision of the Metropolitan Council on Early Learning is that all children will enter school prepared for success. MCEL and community stakeholders develop and implement an exceptional early learning system in Greater Kansas City.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT METROPOLITAN COUNCIL ON EARLY LEARNING:
    Early Learning Quality Investment Project (E)

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)

3100 Broadway, Suite 400, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-4527
www.mocsa.org

MOCSA provides: 24-hour crisis line; hospital advocacy for rape survivors; counseling and support for child and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault, and their significant others; and prevention education and professional training.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT MOCSA:
    Community/Professional Education (E)
    Sexual Assault Intervention Services (H)
    Teen Exchange and Strength Clubs (E)
    Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program (H)

Miles of Smiles, Inc.

6301 North Oak Trafficway Suite 204, Gladstone, MO 64118
(816) 413-9009
www.milesofsmilesinc.org

Miles of Smiles Inc.'s mission is to provide free, comprehensive dental care to the needy children of Clay and Platte counties in a community-based setting such as schools, churches, apartments, and health departments.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT MILES OF SMILES:
    Portable Dental Program (H)

Mid America Assistance Coalition, Inc.

One West Armour Blvd, Suite 301, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-2727
www.maaclink.org

MAAC provides no direct client services; only services to other nonprofits. MAAC provides MAACLink data system for HMIS, fund management, shelter management and emergency assistance services tracking and reporting and promotes community wide data sharing.

Mid America Assistance Coalition is a contract agency.

Missouri Association for Social Welfare (MCHC)

606 E. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-634-2901
www.masw.org

Missouri Association for Social Welfare conducts research on public policy and its impact on social and economic justice and then uses the results of that research to educate the public, to build new coalitions or enhance existing ones and to advocate to opinion leaders and policymakers.

Missouri Association for Social Welfare is a contract agency.

Mother and Child Health Coalition

6400 Prospect Ave., Suite 216 Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 283-6242
www.mchc.net

Mother & Child Health Coalition works together with community partners and families to promote wellness and advocate excellence in health care.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT MOTHER & CHILD HEALTH COALITION:
    Mid-America Immunization Coalition (H)
    SAFE KIDS METRO KC (H)

Mother's Refuge

14400 E. 42nd St. South, Suite 220, Independence, MO 64055
(816) 353-8070
www.mothersrefugre.org

Provides a safe-haven for homeless, pregnant and parenting teenagers and their babies.

Mother's Refuge is a small grant recipient.

Mount Carmel Redevelopment Corporation (WYCO)

1220 Troup Ave., Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 621-4111
www.mtcarmelrc.org

Holistic services including emergency assistance; food, utility, rent/mortgage, case management, transitional housing, crisis intervention, information and referral, youth development initiatives, ex-offender reentry support, life skills training and affordable single family and senior housing.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT MOUNT CARMEL REDEVELOPMENT CORP.:
    Case Management (I)
    Utility Assistance (I)
    EFSP (I)

Myasthenia Gravis Association

6400 Prospect-East, Suite 300A, Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 256-4100
www.mgakc.org

The Myasthenia Gravis Association (MGA) is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those who are affected by this autoimmune, neuromuscular disease through awareness, education and member services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT MYASTHENIA GRAVIS ASSOCIATION:
Client Assistance (H)

National Kidney Foundation Serving Kansas and Western Missouri

6405 Metcalf Ave, Suite 204, Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 262-1551
www.Kidneyksmo.org

The National Kidney Foundation aims to enhance the lives of all individuals who are at risk for, or are affected by kidney disease through awareness, prevention, and treatment.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION:
Early Intervention and Prevention Program (H)

Newhouse

P.O. Box 240019, Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 474-6446
www.newhouseshelter.org

Newhouse provides tools allowing women to make positive choices and break the cycle of domestic abuse. Services include emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline, individual, child and group therapy, education, job readiness, court advocacy and housing assistance.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT NEWHOUSE:
    Women's Domestic Violence Services (H)

Niles Home for Children

1911 East 23rd St., Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 241-3448
www.nileshomekc.org

Niles Home celebrates 130 years serving high risk children ages 6-17. Accredited core programs include: Residential Treatment, 24-hour custodial and trauma focused therapeutic care and Day Treatment, education services provided in a therapeutic setting.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT NILES HOME FOR CHILDREN:
    Niles Prep (behavior management school) (H)
    Residential Therapeutic Treatment (H)

Nonprofit Connect

125 E. 31st St., Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64108
www.npconnect.org

Nonprofit Connect has been Kansas City's premier provider of networking, training and resources in fundraising, marketing, governance, finance, administration and volunteer management helping organizations to more effectively achieve their missions for nearly 40 years.

Nonprofit Connect is a contract agency.

Northland Health Care Access

P.O. Box 14414, Parkville, MO 64152
(816) 365-8683
www.nhcakc.org

NHCA coordinates quality health care to people without access through direct service programs, community collaboration, and advocacy.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT NORTHLAND HEALTH CARE ACCESS:
    NorthlandCARE/MetroCARE (H)

NorthWest Communities Development Corporation

217 S. Cedar, Independence, MO 64053
(816) 252-5094
www.nwcdc-mo.org

We rehabilitate existing housing stock, provide affordable housing, social and recreational activities at our Community Center, operate a bus for senior transportation, manage a home repair program, and provide job training.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT:
    Northwest Independence Senior Program (H)

Olathe Meals on Wheels

222 S. Pine St., Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 782-3046

Delivery of meals to shut-ins and temporarily disabled people of all ages living within the city limits of Olathe; minimum cost, three days a week (M,W,F), no income requirement.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT OLATHE MEALS ON WHEELS:
    Olathe Meals on Wheels (H)

Operation Breakthrough, Inc.

3039 Troost Ave. Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 756-3511
www.operationbreakthrough.org

The center provides early childhood education for more than 300 children and before and after school services to another 140 children, plus emergency services, food, clothing, on-site medical and dental care, occupational, speech and play therapy and case management for parents and caregivers.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT OPERATION BREAKTHROUGH:
    Children's and Adults' Health Care (H)
    Early Childhood Development Program (E)

Ozanam

421 E. 137th St., Kansas City MO 64145
(816) 508-3600
www.ozanam.org

Provides co-educational, residential treatment/group home services (ages 12-18) including intensive in-home after care services; co-educational day treatment for children /families experiencing emotional problems and learning difficulties (ages 12-18); independent living/support services (ages 17-21); educational consultation services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT OZANAM:
    Residential Treatment (H)
    Pathways Program (I)

Platte Senior Services, Inc.

11724 NW Plaza Circle, Suite 700, Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 270-4104
www.platteseniors.org

Platte Senior Services provides information and services to allow seniors to stay independent through nutritional services, transportation and essential shopping trips, health screening, and much needed socialization opportunities including group meals, recreational activities, information and referral.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT PLATTE SENIOR SERVICES:
    Platte Senior Services (H)

Rainbow Center for Communicative Disorders

900 NW Woods Chapel Road, Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 229-3869
www.rainbow-center.org

An educational day school for children with special needs. Also, transition and prevocational programming for older students; summer programming; before and after school care; day habilitation program for adults with severe disabilities; and respite care.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT RAINBOW CENTER:
    Rainbow – Into the Community (H)

Raytown Emergency Assistance Program

9300 E. 75th St., Raytown, MO 64138
(816) 356-0054
www.raytownreap.org

REAP provides emergency assistance for daily living, food pantry, school supplies, Christmas store, budget counseling and client self-help classes.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT REAP:
    Emergency Assistance (I)

Reconciliation Services

3101 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 931-4751
www.rs3101.org

Provides emergency assistance and therapeutic services to individuals and families in the metropolitan area. Reconciliation Services rebuilds community one person at a time by enabling growth, forging connections, and empowering individual.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT RECONCILIATION SERVICES:
    Emergency Services (I)

Redemptorist Social Services Center

207 W. Linwood, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-9942
www.kcsocialservices.org

Emergency Client Assistance: provides direct client assists to individuals in crisis with shelter, utility and medical expenses, food, clothing and transportation, educational and work related needs.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT REDEMPTORIST SOCIAL SERVICES CENTER:
    Emergency Client Assistance (I)

ReDiscover

901 NE Independence Ave., Lees Summit, MO 64086
(816) 966-0900 (24 Hour Crisis)
www.rediscovermh.org

ReDiscover provides community-based mental health and substance abuse treatment for person's primary in Jackson County. The comprehensive programs and services help men, women, and children who have limited income, no insurance or who are under-insured.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT REDISCOVER:
    School-Based Prevention Program (H)
    Women with Children (H)

Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City

3011 Baltimore, Kansas City MO 64108
(816) 751-7700
www.rehabkc.org

Helps those it serves achieve greater independence at home, school or work, and in the community. A comprehensive team of professionals provides the support, encouragement, knowledge, and skills needed to help individuals succeed in their rehabilitation process.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT REHABILITATION INSTITUTE:
    Adult Medical Rehabilitation Program (H)
    Assistive Technology Program (H)
    Community Supported Employment Program (I)
    Driving Evaluation and Training Program (H)
    Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation (H)
    RI Industries (for adults with disabilities) (H)

reStart, Inc.

918 East Ninth St., Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 472-5664
www.restartinc.org

reStart provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent housing, emergency assistance, outreach and supportive services to homeless men, women, families with children and unaccompanied youth. reStart's goal is to help persons move toward independence and self-sufficiency.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT RESTART:
    Family Transitional Living Program (I)
    Family Emergency Shelter (I)
    Youth Network Emergency Shelter (H)
    Overnight Emergency Shelter (I)

Riverview Health Services (WYCO)

722 Reynolds Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 371-7070
www.riverviewhealthservices.org

Comprehensive and free programs to help uninsured individual's access healthcare, medication and diabetes self-management education and testing supplies. Group diabetes education staffed by certified diabetes educators.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT RIVERVIEW HEALTH SERVICES:
    Parish Nurse Access to Health Services (H)

Rose Brooks Center

P.O. Box 320599, Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 523-5550 24-Hour Crisis Line: (816) 861-6100
www.rosebrooks.org

Rose Brooks Center provides comprehensive services to adult & children survivors of domestic violence including: 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, permanent housing, case management & counseling, court advocacy, 24-hour hospital advocacy services, & prevention education.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT ROSE BROOKS CENTER:
    Project SAFE (E)
    Economic Empowerment (I)
    Rose Brooks Center Services (H)

Safehome, Inc.

P.O.Box 4563 Overland Park, KS 66204
(913) 432-9300
www.safehome-ks.org

The mission of Safehome is break the cycle of domestic violence and partner abuse for victims and their children by providing shelter, advocacy, counseling and prevention education.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT SAFEHOME:
    Transitional Living (I)
    Education and Prevention Program (E)
    Emergency Shelter (H)

The Salvation Army

3637 Broadway St., Kansas City MO 64111
(816) 756-1455
www.salarmymokan.org

Emergency assistance, homeless services and prevention, substance abuse treatment, social programs for all ages and spiritual and emotional care to the community. Addiction recovery services including diagnosis, referral, social detox, intermediate and reintegration.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT THE SALVATION ARMY:
    Access House (I)
    Bellefontaine Community Center (E)
    Children's Shelter (H)
    Crossroads Homeless Shelter (I)
    Dial-A-Ride (H)
    Emergency Assistance (I)
    Honk 'n Holler (homeless street outreach) (I)
    Independence Community Center (E)
    Johnson County Family Lodge (I)
    Linwood Center Supportive Housing (I)
    Missouri Shield of Service (substance abuse recovery) (H)
    Northland Homeless Prevention Program (I)
    Westport Early Learning Center (E)

The Salvation Army (WYCO)

6723 State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 232-5400
www.salarmy-mokan.org

Emergency assistance, homeless services and prevention, substance abuse treatment, social programs for all ages and spiritual and emotional care to the community. Addiction recovery services including diagnosis, referral, social detox, intermediate and reintegration.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT THE SALVATION ARMY:
    Utility Assistance (I)
    EFSP (I)R

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

825 Euclid, Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 474-4920
www.rodgershealth.org

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center provides medical, dental and behavioral health care services to low-income and uninsured residents of all ages, in the Kansas City area. Imaging, pharmacy and lab services are also available.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT SAMUEL RODGERS HEALTH CENTER:
    Chronic Disease Model of Care (H)
    Community Connections (H)

Shepherd's Center of Kansas City Central

(Please see Westport Cooperative Services)

Shepherd's Center of Kansas City, Kansas (WYCO)

757 Armstrong Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 281-8909
www.shepherdscenterkck.org

An interfaith, multicultural volunteer organization that promotes and supports successful aging through health enrichment, education and home services programming. Hosts support groups for those affected by Alzheimer's, Parkinson disease or diabetes.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT SHEPHERD'S CENTER OF KANSAS
CITY, KS.
    Home Services (I)

Shepherd's Center of Raytown

7900 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64138
(816) 356-9000
www.shepherdscenterraytown.org

Shepherd's Center of Raytown is dedicated to helping persons 55 and older live in their homes and community by providing supportive programs and services through an extensive volunteer network.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT SHEPHERD'S CENTER OF RAYTOWN:
    Senior Supportive Services (H)

Shepherd's Center of the Northland

4805 NE Antioch Road, Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 452-4536
www.shepherdscenternorth.org

Shepherd's Center Northland provides services and enrichment activities that help older adults remain in their homes and enrich their lives. Service area is southern Clay and Platte counties. Donations encouraged.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT SHEPHERD'S CENTER OF THE NORTHLAND:
    Services for Older Adults (H)

Sherwood Center for the Exceptional Child

7938 Chestnut Ave., Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 363-4606
www.sherwoodcenter.org

Sherwood Center provides year-round special education, adult day services and in-home family support for children and adults with autism and related developmental disabilities

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT SHERWOOD CENTER:
    Adult Day Services (H)
    Special Education Program (H)

Society of St. Andrew West

P.O. Box 300323, Kansas City MO 64030-0098
(816) 921-0856
www.endhunger.org/sosawest

A faith-based, hunger-relief, nonprofit dedicated to fighting hunger with fresh produce in states west of the Mississippi River. Its mission is to get produce that might be wasted to people who might otherwise go hungry.

Society of St. Andrew West is a small grant recipient.

Somali Bantu Foundation of Kansas (WYCO)

2001 N. 2nd St., Kansas City, KS, 66101
(913) 839-6282
www.somalibantuofkansas.org

Advocates on behalf of Somali Bantu community members in Kansas for access to professional and educational services so that families can make a successful cultural, economic and social transition to life in the United States.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT SOMALI BANTU FOUNDATION OF KANSAS:
    Basic Needs Program (I)

Spofford

9700 Grandview Road, P.O. Box 9888, Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 508-3400
    www.spoffordhome.org

Spofford is a leading provider of prevention and therapeutic services offering intensive residential and community-based services for young children with severe emotional and behavioral disorders stemming from abuse, neglect and childhood mental illness.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT SPOFFORD:
    Residential Treatment (H)
    SCAMPS Summer Day Camp (E)

StandUp Blue Springs

PO Box 614, Blue Springs, MO 64013
(816) 478-4500
www.standupbluesprings.org

StandUp Blue Springs' Dental for Kids program provides free dental care for low-income children living within the boundaries of the Blue Springs School District, which includes Blue Springs

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT STANDUP BLUE SPRINGS:
    Dental Care for Kids (H)

Sunflower House

15440 W. 65th St., Shawnee, KS 66217
(913) 631-5800
www.sunflowerhouse.org

Sunflower House is a Children's Advocacy Center whose mission is to protect children from physical and sexual abuse. We provide personal safety education to children and coordinate a multidisciplinary response to child abuse investigations.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT SUNFLOWER HOUSE:
    Child Assessment (H)
    Prevention Education (E)

Sunshine Center

18400 E. Salisbury Road, Independence, MO 64056
(816) 461-0893

Sunshine Center provides early childhood education and therapy in an inclusive setting where children with special needs are grouped with typically developing children in the classroom.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT SUNSHINE CENTER:
    Early Childhood Education (E)

Swope Corridor Renaissance/The Upper Room

5930 Swope Parkway Kansas City MO 64130
(816) 363-3819
www.upperroomprogram.org

The Swope Corridor Renaissance/Upper Room Inc is a neighborhood-based non-for-profit organization providing high-quality out-of-school education programs to low-income families in the urban area of Kansas City, MO. Our mission is "Education for Life."

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT SWOPE CORRIDOR RENAISSANCE:
    After School Program (E)

Swope Health Services

3801 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 923-5800
www.swopehealth.org

Swope Health Services is a community-based, outpatient health delivery system that offers an array of accessible and affordable primary medical and behavioral healthcare services to the uninsured and underinsured of the Greater Kansas City area.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT SWOPE HEALTH SERVICES:
    Swope Health Northland (H)

Swope Ridge Geriatric Center

5900 Swope Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 333-2700

Swope Ridge Geriatric Center is a Medicare, Medicaid certified provider, which offers Skilled Long and Short term array of services for the elderly and disabled ,which includes, PT,OT,ST, and Respite Care.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT SWOPE RIDGE GERIATRIC CENTER:
    MDS Coordinator/Geriatric (H)

Synergy Services, Inc.

400 East Sixth St., Parkville, MO 64152
(816) 587-4100
www.synergyservices.org

Synergy Services strives to end family violence in our community by providing safe places for victims of violence, empowering survivors to rise above their circumstances and providing anti-violence programs.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT SYNERGY:
    Children's Center (H)
    Get Connected (bullying prevention) (E)
    Homeless Youth Campus (H)
    Safehaven Women's Center (H)
    Synergy Family Care (H)
    Synergy House (emergency youth shelter) (H)
    Teen Parent Support (E)
    BRIDGE/SPAN (H)

TNC Community

12404 E. U.S. 40 Highway, Independence, MO 64055
(816) 373-5060
www.tnccommunity.com

TNC Community provides residential services and integration into the community to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout the Greater Kansas City area. Individuals choose from residential, community integration, health care oversight, and recreation activities.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT TNC COMMUNITY:
    Community Integrated Residential Living (H)

Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.

3100 NE 83rd St., Suite 1001, Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 468-0400
www.tri-countymhs.org

Tri-County provides comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment and prevention services for the Northland. We focus on evidence-based practices for all ages. Prevention staff seeks to reduce use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT TRI-COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES:
    Community-Based Prevention Services (H)
    Youth Prevention Services (H)

Truman Medical Centers

2301 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 404-1000
www.trumed.org

Truman Medical Centers (TMC) are critical to Kansas City's healthcare with two acute-care hospitals, primary and specialty clinics, and mental health services. Areas of distinction include care in asthma, diabetes, trauma, and women's health.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER:
Outpatient Clinics (H)

Turner House Children's Clinic (WYCO)

21 N. 12th St., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 342-2552
www.thcckc.org

Quality, competent health care for uninsured and underserved children including well-child exams, non-emergency acute and chronic care, developmental screenings, immunizations, lab, medications and referrals for specialty care. Services provided regardless of ability to pay.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT TURNER HOUSE CHILDREN'S CLINIC:
Health Care for Children (H)

UCP of Greater Kansas City

3100 Broadway, Suite 330, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 531-4454
www.ucpkc.org

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas City provides services and support to individuals with developmental disabilities including cerebral palsy, autism, and intellectual disabilities.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT UCP:
    Family Support (H)

United Community Services of Johnson County

12351 W. 96th Terrace, Suite 200, Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 438-4764
www.ucsjoco.org

United Community Services of Johnson County (UCS) provides data analysis, leads collaborative planning and mobilizes resources to enhance the availability and delivery of health and human services. UCS is United Way's planning partner.
United Community Services of Johnson County is a contract agency.

United Inner City Services

2008 E 12th Street Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 994-5400
www.uicskc.com

Provides opportunity and support to individuals and families for the promotion of community and personal empowerment to enhance the quality of their lives. Programs include early childhood education, youth services, emergency assistance, homelessness prevention, food pantry and drug prevention.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT UNITED INNER CITY SERVICES:
    St. Mark Child and Family Center (E)

United Services Community Action Agency

6323 Manchester Ave., Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 358-6868
www.choose-hope.org

United Services Community Action Agency (USCAA) is a private, nonprofit corporation confronting both the immediate and the long term needs of low-income individuals and families living in Jackson, Clay and Platte counties. Programs include utility, housing, food, rent and clothing assistance.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT UNITED SERVICES COMMUNITY ACTION:
    Case Management (I)
    Northland Emergency Assistance (I)

Urban League of Greater Kansas City

1710 Paseo Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri 64108
(816) 471-0550
www.iamempoweredkc.org

The mission of the Urban League is to enable African Americans and other disadvantaged persons to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT THE URBAN LEAGUE:
    Career Marketplace (I)
    Education Empowerment Center (E)

Urban Rangers

5908 Swope Parkway, Kansas City MO 64130
(816) 333-6455
www.urckc.org

A year-round program working with inner city young men, offering summer employment and mentoring during the school year to ensure they achieve adequate grades to move to the next grade level.

Urban Rangers is a small grant recipient.

Vaughn Trent Community Services (WYCO)

246 Shadyside, PO Box 75, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
(913) 441-0461
www.vaughntrent.org

Emergency assistance center for low-income residents of Kansas Unified School District #204. Provides food, clothing and utility assistance. Thrift Store: 205 Oak, Bonner Springs, KS 66012, (913) 441-2194.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT VAUGHN TRENT COMMUNITY SERVICES:
    Utility Assistance (I)

Veronica's Voice

P.O. Box 172472, Kansas City, KS 66117
(816) 483-7101
www.veronicavoice.org

Through survivor-informed leadership, Veronica's Voice empowers victims of commercial sexual exploitation to make lifestyle changes, educates communities on the realities of sex trafficking in America, and advocates for systemic change that focuses on demand reduction.

Veronica's Voice is a small grant recipient.

Visiting Nurse Association Corporation

1500 Meadow Lake Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 531-1200
www.vnakc.com

Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is a nonprofit home health agency. We offer a wide range of in-home services for people in and around Kansas City

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT THE VISITNG NURSE ASSOCIATION:
    Health Promotions (H)
    Home Health Care (H)

W.E.B. DuBois Learning Center

5501 Cleveland Ave, Kansas City 64130
(816) 523-5343
www.duboislc.org

The organization's mission is to raise the performance level of underserved communities through educational services and applied state-of-the-art technology.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT W.E.B. DuBOIS:
    DLC Tutorials (E)

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency

106 West Fourth Street, PO Box 125, Appleton City, MO 64724
660- 476-2185 or 800-293-3532

WCMCAA's mission is to assist families in moving out of poverty. Services provided: emergency assistance, housing, Head Start, employment and training, home weatherization, In-Home Health Services for the elderly, and Women's Health Services.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI COMMUNITY ACTION:
    Early Childhood Education (E)
    Emergency Assistance (I)

Westport Cooperative Services

(includes Shepherd's Center of Kansas City Central, formerly funded as a separate agency)
5200 Oak, Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 444-1121

Provides unique community-based programs for mid-life and older adults serving the Plaza, Brookside and Waldo neighborhoods in Kansas City, MO as well as Johnson County, KS.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT WESTPORT COOPERATIVE SERVICES: Keeping Seniors in Their Homes (H)

Whatsoever Community Center

1200 Ewing, Kansas City, MO 64126
(816) 231-0227

Whatsoever Community Center is a complete social service agency focusing on our community families. Programming includes an after-school youth program, G.E.D., amateur boxing, tutoring, community assistance, E.S.L., Spanish classes, employment readiness and accredited preschool.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT WHATSOEVER COMMUNITY CENTER:
    Employment Readiness (I)
    Early Childhood Education (E)
    Youth Services (E)

The Whole Person, Inc.

3710 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-0304
www.thewholeperson.org

The Whole Person (TWP) is a Center for Independent Living providing a full range of community-based, consumer-driven services for people with all types of disabilities. TWP empowers people with disabilities to live independently.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT THE WHOLE PERSON:
    Independent Living (H)

Working Families' Friend

1021 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 842-5600
www.wffriend.org

Working Families' Friend is a not-for-profit agency whose mission is to gather community resources in order to enable employed and recently unemployed individuals to sustain and maintain quality of life through assistance, training, advocacy and financial support.

Working Families' Friend is a contract agency.

YMCA of Greater Kansas City

3100 Broadway, Suite 1020, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-9622
www.KansasCityYMCA.org

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City strengthens communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y engages 168,000 people of all ages across the metro, and offers financial assistance for memberships and programs.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THESE PROGRAMS AT THE YMCA:
    Early Childhood Education (E)
    Health and Wellness (H)
    School Age Services (E)
    Sports Development (E)

Youth Volunteer Corps of America

1025 Jefferson St., Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 472-9822
www.yvc.org

Founded in 1987 in Kansas City, YVC coordinates high-quality youth service projects with service-learning components. It has grown to nearly 30 Affiliates throughout the U.S. and Canada, with its flagship program still based locally.

UNITED WAY INVESTS IN THIS PROGRAM AT YOUTH VOLUNTEER CORPS OF AMERICA:
    Youth Volunteer Corps (E)

 

Community Health Charities

Community Health Charities of Kansas and Missouri

6701 W 64th Street, Suite 112, Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 831-7002
www.healthcharities.org/ksmo

Partnering with Kansas and Missouri's most trusted health charities to deliver credible health information, community-focused volunteer activities, and efficient charitable giving to employees in the workplace.

The ALS Association Keith Worthington Chapter

6950 Squibb Road, Suite 210, Mission, KS 66202
(913) 648-2062
www.alsa-midwest.org

The Keith Worthington Chapter of the ALS Association is the only non-profit voluntary health care organization dedicated solely to the fight against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease through research, patient services, information dissemination and public awareness.

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc.

3846 W 75th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66208
(913) 831-3888
www.alz.org/kansascity

The Alzheimer's Association provides program, services, support, and assistance to individuals with Alzheimer's, families and caregivers, research dollars for the prevention, treatment and cure of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

American Diabetes Association-Kansas

6900 College Boulevard, Suite 250, Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 383-8210
www.diabetes.org

Committed to finding a cure for diabetes, improving care, and providing information and support to people with diabetes through research community programs and advocacy.

American Lung Association of the Plains-Gulf Region, Inc.

6701 W. 64th Street, Suite 110, Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 912-7190
www.breathehealthy.org

To fight lung disease and promote lung health through education, advocacy, research and community programs for all residents.

Arthritis Foundation – Heartland Region

1900 W. 75th Street, Suite 200 Prairie Village, KS 66208
(913) 262-2233
www.arthritis.org

Supports research and improves the quality of life for people with arthritis and their families through public and professional education programs and patient services.

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, Greater Kansas City Chapter

400 E. Red Bridge Road Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 333-6608
www.aafakc.org

Provides educational programs for nurses, physicians, daycare workers, adults and children, breathing machines, peak flow meters, spacers and other equipment needed to control asthma. AAFAKC has adult discussion groups, college scholarships and a summer day camp.

Be the Match Foundation

8700 State Line Road, Suite 340, Leawood, KS 66206
(913) 901-3103
www.bethematchfoundation.org

NMDP - Heart of America Donor Center recruits, manages and supports donors from throughout the United States who are willing to become marrow donors for patients whose lives depend upon marrow transplants.

Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City

6701 W. 64th Street, Suite 120, Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 754-8883
www.biaks.org

We provide resource coordination and educational programs for survivors of brain injury, their families and the professionals who treat them.

CaringBridge

1715 Yankee Doodle Road, Suite 301, Eagan, MN
(651) 452-7940
www.caringbridge.org

CaringBridge is a nonprofit that brings family, friends and loved ones together during any type of health event..

Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

10200 W. 75th Street, Suite 281, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
(913) 384-4848
www.kcdsg.org

Our organization provides seminars conferences social events support groups other services and literature for individuals with Down Syndrome and the professionals that serve them.

Fibromyalgia Coalition International, Inc.

5201 Johnson Dr., Suite 210, Mission, KS 66205-2920
(913) 384-4673
www.fibrocoalition.org

Fibromyalgia Coalition International provides information and resources, conducts support group meetings, holds an annual conference, supports research, publishes newsletters/magazines, hosts a website and offers empowerment and hope for people suffering with Fibromyalgia/CFS.

Gift of Life, Inc.

6405 Metcalf, Suite 109, Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 851-1947
www.giftdonor.org

Build awareness of the critical need for organ and tissue donation through Lifesavers school program and mentoring services to those waiting for a lifesaving transplant.

International Essential Tremor Foundation

11111 W 95th St., Suite 260, Overland Park, KS 66214
(913) 341-3880
www.essentialtremor.org

IETF provides information, services and support to individuals and families affected by essential tremor. The organization supports research to determine the causes, treatment and cure for essential tremor.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – International – Kansas City Chapter

920 Main Street, Suite 280, Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 472-7997
www.jdrf.org/kansascity

Help us improve the lives of children and adults living with type one diabetes (T1D) through funding research to cure, and prevent this disease.

Kansas City Hospice, Inc.

9221 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 363-2600
www.kchospice.org

Kansas City Hospice provides hospice home care, hospice in nursing homes, Hospice House, various counseling services, Carousel pediatric services, and (pre-hospice) Palliative home health care.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. - Mid-America Chapter

6811 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Suite 202, Shawnee Mission, KS 66202-4003
(913) 262-1515
www.LLS.org/mid

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is a national voluntary health agency dedicated solely to seeking the cause and eventual cure of Leukemia and its allied diseases - lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma - and improve the quality of life of patients and families.

March of Dimes Foundation - Greater Kansas Chapter

4400 College Boulevard, Suite 180, Overland Park, KS 66211
(913) 387-3608
www.marchofdimes.com

The March of Dimes Foundation aims to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality through programs of research, community services, education and advocacy.

Midwest Ear Institute

4200 Pennsylvania Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 932-1660
www.saintlukeshealthsystem.org

Your generosity helps make miracles happen for the hearing impaired. With your support you give children and adults the opportunity to hear the world.

Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Inc.

2222 Weathered Rock Road, Suite C, Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-634-5514
www.mohospice.org

The mission of Missouri Hospice Organization is to improve education, communication, technical assistance and referrals. Advocate for the needs of patients and families at the end-of-life.

NAMI Greater Kansas City

406 W. 34th Street, Suite 603, Independence, MO 64111
(816) 931-0030
www.namikc.org

Improve the lives of people/families with mental illness and eradicate the stigma through support, education, advocacy and research.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid America Chapter

7611 State Line Rd., Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64114
(913) 432-3927
www.msmidamerica.org

The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is to end the devastating effects of MS. The Mid-America Chapter provides information and referral services, support groups, education programs, medical equipment loans, wellness classes, financial assistance, long-term care support and other services to people with MS, their families, and health care providers.

Northland Therapeutic Riding Center

13608 Henson Road, Holt, MO 64048
(816) 808-1209
www.northlandtrc.org

Northland Therapeutic Riding Center provides equine-oriented, rehabilitative therapy for children and adults with special needs, including autism, MS, hearing, speech and visual challenges, cerebral palsy and Down Syndrome.

NOVA Center, Inc.

8401 Hickman Mills Drive, Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 761-8614
www.novacenter.org

NOVA Center provides individualized supports geared to all levels of developmental disabilities with the goal of enabling each person to lead independent and productive life.

Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland

8900 State Line Road, Suite 320, Leawood, KS 66206
(913) 341-8828
www.parkinsonheartland.org

Improving the quality of life for people affected by Parkinson's Disease through programs, education, advocacy, and research in Kansas and Missouri.

Ronald McDonald's House Charities of Kansas City, Inc.

2502 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-8321
www.rmhckc.org

Ronald McDonald House provides temporary lodging in a homelike, supportive environment for families with children undergoing critical medical care.

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America - Uriel Owens Chapter, Inc.

444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 735-2622
www.sicklecellkck.org

Provides various services to persons with sickle cell disease which includes: transportation vouchers, emergency financial assistance, scholarship assistance, referral assistance and speakers.

Special Olympics Kansas, Inc.

5280 Foxridge Drive, Mission, KS 66202
(913) 236-9290 Fax: (913) 236-9771
www.ksso.org
Donna Zimmerman

Dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive, respected members of society through sports, health and wellness programs, and leadership development.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Resources, Inc.

4051 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 569-6956
www.sidsresources.org

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Resources provides free supportive services and education to those affected by the sudden and unexpected death of an infant – birth through 12 months. Provides education and support to professionals and communities regarding healthy and safe infant care practices.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Greater Kansas City Affiliate

1111 Main Street, Suite 450, Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 842-0410
www.komenkansascity.org

Imagine life without breast cancer. We can make it a reality by racing for the cures and funding life-saving research and community health programs.