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Spirit of Caring 2021

Welcome to the official kickoff to the 2021 United Way campaign! We are excited for the official beginning of another year of impact in this community. Though it will be different from years past, we are thrilled that you’re joining us for this exciting, virtual event.

Sept. 24, 2021

Conversation Rooms

Following the event, join the discussion below!

Spirit of Caring

UWGKC Executive Team

Meet and hear from President and CEO Chris Rosson; Chief Operating Officer Tony Kline; and Chief Impact Officer Jim MacDonald as they prepare to usher in a new era at United Way of Greater Kansas City.

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UWGKC Community Impact Areas

United Way of Greater Kansas City improves lives by concentrating on specific initiatives that have been proven to create impactful, long-term results. From Choice Neighborhoods to School Attendance to Emergency Assistance and United Way 211, join UWGKC staff in conversation about how these initiatives support the Health, Education and Financial Stability of every Kansas Citian.

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About the Awards

Each year, United Way of Greater Kansas City recognizes one individual and one company for their outstanding contributions to the Greater Kansas City community.

The Adele Hall Spirit of Caring Award is given to a person who exemplifies the extraordinary compassion and selflessness of Adele Hall. The winner will have:

  • Demonstrated a passion for United Way’s work in the areas of health, education and financial stability
  • Given generously of their time and talents through United Way
  • Served as a volunteer leader through United Way
  • Mentored others to develop a similar spirit of philanthropy

The United Way of Greater Kansas City Pinnacle Award is given to a company that partners with United Way and stands out for its community impact, volunteer engagement and philanthropic engagement.


To make an even greater impact, you can make a donation to the United Way Community Care Fund by texting SPIRITKC to 41-444. As a bonus, you'll be entered into a sweepstakes to win tickets for the Chiefs vs. Broncos on December 5. 

Rules and Entry