A burn of determination for 2017

A burn of determination for 2017

When I originally sat down to write this year-in-review post, I was ready for the victory lap. From our number of volunteers and completed service hours to the new partnerships and projects to our funding and staff increases, 2016 was our best year ever as organization. But as I poured over the numbers, documents and photos, my pride quickly became replaced with something quite different.

Children's Services Fund of Jackson County

Children's Services Fund of Jackson County

I think we can all agree this year's political cycle has been a circus, and by no means do we here at The Call KC plan to become a part of it. However, when projects of noteworthiness come across our desk that affect the local nonprofit community, we want to share the word. So, without endorsing nor denouncing a vote for this upcoming measure, please take a second to learn about the Children's Services Fund of Jackson County.

Sock it to Homelessness: Socktober 2016 kicks off

Sock it to Homelessness: Socktober 2016 kicks off

You can feel it in the air, that crisp greeting of fall. A season full of pumpkins, warm drinks and cozy nights – but for some it’s got a darker side. On any given night, over half a million people are experiencing homelessness in the United States.  Are you ready to make a difference this season? Socktober is a great way to start.

Now introducing — our very first corporate partner

Now introducing — our very first corporate partner

This is BIG NEWS for us here at The Call KC. As many of you know, education is a huge part of our work. We believe that when introduced at the right time, service can become a way of life for anyone. However, to make our education programs possible, it’s important that we expand on our Corporate Partner Program.