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Fundraiser to Benefit Kearney Teenager that is Battling Rare Cancer

Dalton Hanna, 15 of Kearney, MO, was diagnosed in July 2014 with DSRCT (Desmoplastic small-round-cell tumor).  DSCRT is an aggressive and rare cancer that primarily occurs as masses in the abdomen. Dalton should be a sophomore at Kearney High School right now but instead is in the fight of his …

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MLM Volunteers Learn While Helping Harvesters’ Food Effort

Nearly 100 volunteers from throughout Greater Kansas City helped two area organizations with food for the area’s needy during a special event Wednesday, March 29. “Metro Lutheran Ministry Night at Harvesters” took volunteers to Harvesters Food Bank at 3801 Topping Ave., Kansas City. While there, they spent almost three hours …

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BriarFest 2017 to Benefit Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

SPONSORED POST Briarfest 2017 has been a growing event in the heart of the Northland for the last several years. The event is organized by the Briarcliff Business Partnership Alliance. This year promises to be bigger than ever. Click HERE for more information about Kansas City Down Syndrome Guild. Admission …

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MLM Celebrates Munch Madness Success

Thousands of Greater Kansas City residents are celebrating the recent success of Munch Madness, a month-long fundraising and hunger awareness effort that generated nearly $141,000 in March. Organized by Metro Lutheran Ministry (MLM), the effort was boosted by two matching gifts, one from Blessings Abound Thrift Store in Overland Park …

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John Paul Michael Memorial Blood Drive at Fairview Christian Church

Please join us on Monday April 3rd from 2PM – 6PM at Fairview Christian Church Date: 04/03/2017 End Time: 2:00 PM End Time: 6:00 PM Where: Auditorium Address: Fairview Christian Church Kansas City MO 64118 Why Give Blood? Community Blood Center must collect almost 600 units of blood daily to …

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Northland Shepherd’s Center to hold Jazz It Up Gala Fundraiser

  On April 29, Northland Shepherd’s Center will hold its annual gala fundraiser, Jazz It Up!, at the Argosy Casino Hotel and Spa in Riverside. Cocktails and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m. Joel Nichols, co-host of KSHB Channel 41’s KC Live, is the emcee with The James Rojas Band …

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Mental Health To Get Boost with Sixth Annual Run/Walk

Tri-County Mental Health Services will hold its sixth annual Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk May 6 at Happy Rock Park, 7600 NE Antioch Rd., Gladstone. This event will support the Children’s Services Holiday Fund for Tri-County Mental Health Services, a nonprofit organization. This is a fun way for community members …

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Gladstone Rotary Serves Pancake Breakfast

Gladstone Rotary will sponsor its annual pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on March 11 before the Snake Saturday parade. Advance tickets are $5 a piece and include all you can eat of pancakes, sausage and biscuits and gravy. Ticket-holders are eligible for door prize drawings throughout the morning. …

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Local retail line launched to support Kansas City charities

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The Call KC launches Shop Local, Give Local. With every shirt purchased, $10 covers wholesale costs, $5 covers operational costs, and the remaining $15 goes to the cause or non-profit of your choice. Not only are you buying a trendy, new shirt that promotes volunteerism in local communities, you’re actively giving …

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Missouri Viewpoints Discusses Poverty in Missouri

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“Missouri Viewpoints” is a weekly non-partisan news, information, public affairs program that is produced by Mike Ferguson. The show is on television and radio throughout Missouri.  Focus on Poverty in Missouri from Missouri Viewpoints on Vimeo. Kurt Brewer from the Missouri Association of Community Action Agencies and Dr. Howard Wall, …

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