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Phone: 816.453.6011
6101 N Chestnut Ave
Gladstone
Missouri 64119
USA
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Target demographics: fulfill the unmet needs of children, families and seniors

Direct beneficiaries per year: During 2012-2013, over 16,500 children and adults were served by our diverse community-based philanthropic programs.

Geographic areas served: the Greater Kansas City community

Programs: Operation School Bell, Operation Child In Need, Assault Survivor Kits, Birthday/Celebration Bags, I'm In Charge, Operation Hug, Senior Outreach Service and Best Foot Forward.

Mission:
Assistance League of Kansas City, a chapter of National Assistance League, fulfills the unmet needs of the Greater Kansas City area through diverse programs operated by committed volunteers and community partnerships. Assistance League of Kansas City provides school clothing, backpacks, school supplies and other necessitites for children in need, teaches practical skills to children home alone, gives teddy bears to comfort children in crisis, provides clothing to women and men who are victims of sexual assault, supports seniors in area nursing homes through social activities and provides clothing for individuals who are entering or re-entering the job market using our thrift shop as a resource.
Results:
Assistance League of Kansas City has over 352 members who contributed 48,900 volunteer hours to serve 16,535 children, adults and seniors in 2012-2013. There are no paid employees.

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04/16/14
What are great organization that so benefited and helped our community! I am a school counselor at Heritage Middle School in Liberty, MO and this program served many of my students and their families who needed help. It was wonderful to see and hear the gratitude from the parents and the students ... more »
04/14/14
What a fabulous local resource! I have used the I'm In Charge program with students and it is a great way to approach potentially uncomfortable topics with kids! The video is well done and the kids LOVE the booklets! It does a great job of bridging the gap between home and school as safety is one... more »
04/10/14
This dynamic organization fills unmet local needs efficiently and with impressive kindness. Over my 20 years as an elementary school counselor I've watched The Assistance League of Kansas City expand and improve their school clothing program (Operation School Bell) both in quality of clothing and ... more »
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