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Reflection on 2016 turns to determination for 2017 for The Call KC

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When I originally sat down to write this year-in-review, 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 the best year ever for The Call KC. By every measuring …

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One Love Tennis spreading the love this holiday season

Music filled the air Wednesday as a group of children from the Salvation Army Children’s Shelter were treated to some holiday cheer playing tennis at the Clayview Country Club in the northland of Kansas City. The charity event, which lasted close to four hours gave kids from the home the …

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City working with Bishop Sullivan Center to “Drive KC to Work’’

With cooperation from the City of Kansas City’s Tow Services Department, Bishop Sullivan Center’s Drive KC to Work program is helping more people get to work and stay on their feet. Drive KC to Work provides affordable transportation to individuals without a reliable way to get to work. “Many of …

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One Love Tennis coming to Kansas City

On Wednesday, December 28th, One Love Tennis Inc., a non-profit organization designed to reach underprivileged and low income youth through affordable tennis, education, and fitness will be hosting its First Annual Play Day Event at the Clayview Country Club in Kansas City, MO. Founder of One Love Tennis Inc., Michael-Ray …

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Missouri Mavericks and Variety KC Team Up for “We Can Play 2!”

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The Missouri Mavericks announced on December 2 that they have partnered with Variety Children’s Charity of Kansas City and Silverstein Eye Centers Arena for a project named “We Can Play 2!” The project is designed to provide opportunities for special-needs children to learn to play hockey and ice …

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Over 8,000 Pairs of Socks Donated to Socktober 2016

Throughout the month of October The Call KC, a Northland based charity, hosts what it calls Socktober. This was the second year the charity held the drive. According to their website, socks are often the most needed item for area homeless shelters. The Call partnered with  the Boy Scouts Heart of …

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High School Athletic Trainers Receive Life-Saving Equipment from Mosaic Life Care

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Athletes and spectators can enjoy more peace of mind at the next sporting event they attend. Thanks to Mosaic Life Care Auxiliary, eleven automated external defibrillators (AED) are now in the hands of St. Joseph and Kansas City athletic trainers. “In early spring, we approached a Mosaic …

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KC Water Recognizes World Toilet Day, November 19th

In recognition of World Toilet Day, KC Water employees discuss the volunteer work they’ve done to improve sanitation in developing countries In Kansas City, most people probably take for granted how the toilet works, or even that they access to a toilet. But, 2.5 billion people in the world don’t …

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Missouri Viewpoints 2016 Holiday Special: Feeding Missouri & Improving Charities

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Holiday Special 2016: Feeding Missouri & Improving Charities from Missouri Viewpoints on Vimeo. The holiday season is upon us. Missouri Viewpoints took a break this week from its usual topics to focus on charity. Feeding Missouri spokesperson Monica Palmer explains what the food banks do for every county in the …

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Seaport Family Dentistry Supports the Community

At Hillcrest Hope, we are founded on the belief that everyone deserves dignity. This dignity is often something that we work to restore in our interactions, education, and support of the families. One of our most valuable partnerships is with Seaport Family Dentistry. This dental practice has been providing dignity …

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