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Hot Dog Wednesday on #NKCFirstDay at First Community Christian Church

Hot Dog Wednesday First Christian Church North Kansas City

We recently found out about an act of service that occurs every Wednesday down in North Kansas City. Starting at a little before 11 AM and running until roughly 12:45 PM, members of the First Community Christian Church serve hot dogs to anyone that walks through their doors at 2018 …

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A New Year For Gladstone Rotary Club

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Guest Post, Jason Shore, President Gladstone Rotary Club In early June, members of the Gladstone Rotary Club met for a strategic visioning meeting. The goal of this meeting was to set up a long-range plan for the next 3-5 years for our club. As President this year, it’s my goal …

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Hillcrest Hope Making a Difference in the Clay County Missouri Community

Hillcrest Hope

We sat down with Faith Weber, Rachel Hollinberger, Laurie Sutton, and Anne Nordwald of Hillcrest Hope earlier in the week. Hillcrest operates two transitional housing complexes for the homeless in Clay County, Missouri. The apartment complex in Liberty has eleven units, and the complex in Avondale has ten. Candidates for …

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Northlanders Tackle Fundraising for Overloaded Service Center

Northlanders Tackle Fundraising for Overloaded Service Center

For more than 30 years, a small home on Vivion Road has served the Northland as a critical but often unseen resource for homeless and low-income residents. Located at St. James Lutheran Church, the small house is the Northland Service Center for Metro Lutheran Ministry. Over three decades, tens of …

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A Community of Support for Adam Hassan

Saturday morning, The Northland News headed down to Adam’s Run in Liberty, Missouri. We first told you about Adam’s Run last month. The run was organized by eighteen-year-old Stephanie Boan and her friend Hannah Milks to benefit the family of twelve-year-old Adam Hassan who was diagnosed with brain cancer. Hassan is the …

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Feed Northland Kids Feeds Nearly 3,000 Students in the Northland

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Article by Chris Evans, Executive Director Feed Northland Kids Hungry children aren’t just statistics or sad stories on TV commercials. They are real and all too many of them are right here in Kansas City, Missouri. It is the mission of Feed Northland Kids, an organization serving school-age children living …

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Eat Buffalo Wild Wings Help Liberty Missouri Relay For Life

For you Buffalo Wild Wings fans out there, this is a great excuse to eat there for the next…THREE MONTHS (July 27th through November 1st)! Just cut out the Home Team Advantage card below (also on the Relay For Life Liberty Facebook page). Stop by the Shoal Creek Buffalo Wild …

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North Kansas City Schools Wants to “Stuff the Bus”

Stuff the Bus

A new year of school is upon us which means that “Tax-Free Weekend” is nearing. In conjunction with “Tax-Free Weekend,” the North Kansas City School District is collecting school supplies for families that are in need. Volunteers will be on-hand at the Gladstone Walmart (7207 N. M1 Hwy) to collect …

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Calling All Barbers and Hairstylists! Hillcrest Transitional Housing Needs Your Help

We recently saw a note on Facebook about a volunteer opportunity with Hillcrest Transitional Housing. While this specific opportunity is not directly in the Northland community, Hillcrest does serve the Northland. The Hillcrest Transitional Housing Youth Program (located in Kansas City, KS) is looking for barbers and hairstylists to donate …

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Liberty Women’s Clinic Launches #EmbraceEveryLife Campaign

embraceeverylife liberty womens clinic

Social media feeds lit up earlier in the week when the California-based Center for Medical Progress released a controversial video showing Dr. Deborah Nucatola, senior director of medical services at Planned Parenthood, discussing their “tissue”-donation program. It goes without saying that abortion is one of the most controversial issues in …

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