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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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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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Text to 9-1-1 now available in Kansas City region

In emergency situations, “Call if you can, text if you can’t.” All emergency dispatch centers in the Kansas City metro area’s Regional 9-1-1 System can now receive and respond to text messages. Text to 9-1-1 service can provide a lifesaving option for people in situations where they cannot speak safely …

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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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