The U.S. Figure Skating Championships are held annually to crown U.S. Champions in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dancing events. The 2017 event was located in Kansas City, Mo.
Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care
Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care opened their doors in 1995. They are committed to being at the forefront of the hospice care industry and to continually shape the way palliative and hospice care are viewed and administered.
City Year KC
City Year is wholly focused on fighting the national dropout crisis. They have committed to leverage the talent, energy and idealism of corps members to serve as tutors, mentors and role models in schools to help students graduate.
NKC Schools Education Foundation
North Kansas City Schools Education Foundation recognizes innovation and excellence in education by funding grants and college scholarships and by supporting schools and school-related programs. The Education Foundation provides students and staff opportunities that are not supported by tax dollars.
My Father's House Furnishings Ministry
My Father's House furnishes hope to those in need by collecting, preparing and distributing donated furnishings and home essentials. They seek to offer a 'hand up' by meeting the household furnishings needs in Kansas City's urban and suburban communities through donated resources.
Heritage Middle School
Heritage Middle School provides an engaging and creative learning environment where students and staff collaborate, communicate, and think critically. This learning community works to motivate lifelong learners and socially responsible individuals.
Sunflower House is a non-profit that was founded in 1977. It is a non-residential children’s advocacy and abuse prevention center serving Johnson and Wyandotte counties. The agency addresses abuse and neglect through a comprehensive approach, engaging children, parents, child-serving professionals and the community.
Kansas City's Big 12 Run
Kansas City's Big 12 Run is a 5k and 12k run to kick off March basketball. Proceeds help benefit The Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation, which is a privately-funded nonprofit. Their mission is to drive Kansas City's overall sports strategy, to enrich the quality of life, create economic impact and raise visibility for our region.
Liberty Hospital Foundation
The Liberty Hospital Foundation was created in 1984, dedicated to seeking support for Liberty Hospital. Guided by the Hospital’s strategic plan, the Foundation’s mission is to provide financial support to Liberty Hospital by funding programs that will have a positive impact on the patients and employees of Liberty Hospital, and therefore the community and the region.
Warrior's Best Friend
Often, men and women in the military return from serving our Country with Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Warriors' Best Friend is bringing the power of the Human-Animal Bond to help these soldiers heal. Medical studies prove that service dogs can help speed up a soldier’s recovery, both physically and emotionally. And unlike other treatments, service canines provide a lifetime of assistance and companionship.
Liberty Hospital is a comprehensive medical center with a full range of services, the latest technology and a compassionate staff focused on providing patient's with exceptional care. The hospital is governed by a six-member, publicly elected board of trustees who serve six-year terms
American Diabetes Association KC
The American Diabetes Association KC is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. They fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. They deliver services to hundreds of communities. They provide objective and credible information. They give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
Connecting for Good
Connecting for Good has been bridging the Digital Divide since 2011 with wireless mesh networks, community technology centers, low cost refurbished PCs and free digital life skills classes. It is the only Kansas City area nonprofit, that has digital inclusion as its core mission. That’s because our core belief is that connectivity equals opportunity.
The Blue Door Project
The Blue Door Project, INC. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to invest in youth in our community; providing them a safe and supportive environment and helping them to reach their fullest potential
Scraps KC reduces the cycle of poverty through creative reuse, redistribution and renewal. ScrapsKC 's retail store is filled with a multitude of creative, colorful, and useful industrial, household, and educational materials that would normally end up in the landfill. Scraps KC is honored to be able to provide opportunities for the homeless of Kansas City to volunteer in their retail store.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
KCRiverFest brings our community together for a fun, family-oriented celebration on our Nation’s birthday. Located at Richard L. Berkley Riverfront Park.
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Camp Encourage's mission is to encourage social growth, independence, and self-esteem in youth with autism spectrum disorders through a quality, overnight camp experience located in the greater Kansas City area
Turn the Page KC
Turn the Page KC is a nonprofit organization working to dramatically increase the number of Kansas City students that can read at grade level by 3rd grade.
City of Liberty, Missouri
The City of Liberty is powered by a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to community impact, improvement, and innovation. We believe that creating community connections by providing the highest quality parks, programs, services, and facilities is essential to a prosperous and healthy community.
Blessings Abound is a community of volunteers, neighbors, friends, family, students and community leaders, collectively serving our community. They also redistribute quality second hand items and proceeds through various outlets.
North Cross United Methodist Church
North Cross United Methodist Church's mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. They have a vision for ordinary people coming together to make an extraordinary impact in the world as they play, learn, and share together.
Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. Meeting twice a week in small teams, they teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games.
Pinky Swear Foundation
Pinky Swear Foundation eases the financial and emotional impacts experienced by children with cancer and their families by providing basic needs support and during a very challenging time. They do not limit requests from families, nor discriminate on socioeconomic status.
Kansas City Community Gardens
For over 30 years, Kansas City Community Gardens has helped thousands of gardeners with low-cost gardening resources in the KC metro area. The mission of KCCG is to assist low-income households and community groups in the Kansas City metropolitan area to produce vegetables and fruit from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, and at community sites.
The Birthday Party Project
The Birthday Party Project celebrates the lives of homeless children and youth by partnering with homeless shelters to provide birthday parties and gifts for all resident children between the ages of one and eighteen.
Let Me Run KC
Let Me Run inspires boys through the power of running to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships, and to live an active life.
Harvest Ball Society
Founded in 1987, the Harvest Ball Society has become the largest not-for-profit organization devoted to raising funds for charities serving causes primarily in the Northland. Proceeds from the Society’s events benefit programs and services that enrich, stabilize, and strengthen the lives of adults and children within our community.