BBBS serves children from a one-parent home in the Kansas City community. Kids from a one-parent home make up 25% of the population. That 25% makes up 90% of our juvenile court cases, 90% of our high school dropouts and 60% of our teen suicides. BBBS is working closely to increase graduation rates, keep kids out of the justice system, and improve their self esteem.
The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.
Every year, 20-25 families receive the heartbreaking news that their childs cancer has returned after being declared cancer-free. in an effort to provide these families some light during a very dark time, The Victory Project and Sporting KC grant these children a wish. Whether it is a trip to a volcano, swimming with dolphins, or meeting their favorite Disney Princesses, The Victory Project will make their dreams come true.
Veterans Community Project is dedicated to supporting every man and woman who took the oath for our country. They are determined to make a difference in the lives of homeless Veterans, a task accomplished by the community for the community. They are building a specialized community of tiny-homes and onsite services to provide housing stability and address the underlying cause of the Veteran’s homelessness.
The mission of Hope House is to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing safe refuge and supportive services that educate and empower those impacted by domestic violence. Hope House will advocate social change that protects and engenders a person’s right to live a life free of abuse.