The U.S. Figure Skating Championships are held annually to crown U.S. Champions in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dancing events. The 2017 event was located in Kansas City, Mo.
Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care
Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care opened their doors in 1995. They are committed to being at the forefront of the hospice care industry and to continually shape the way palliative and hospice care are viewed and administered.
City Year KC
City Year is wholly focused on fighting the national dropout crisis. They have committed to leverage the talent, energy and idealism of corps members to serve as tutors, mentors and role models in schools to help students graduate.
NKC Schools Education Foundation
North Kansas City Schools Education Foundation recognizes innovation and excellence in education by funding grants and college scholarships and by supporting schools and school-related programs. The Education Foundation provides students and staff opportunities that are not supported by tax dollars.
My Father's House Furnishings Ministry
My Father's House furnishes hope to those in need by collecting, preparing and distributing donated furnishings and home essentials. They seek to offer a 'hand up' by meeting the household furnishings needs in Kansas City's urban and suburban communities through donated resources.
Heritage Middle School
Heritage Middle School provides an engaging and creative learning environment where students and staff collaborate, communicate, and think critically. This learning community works to motivate lifelong learners and socially responsible individuals.
Sunflower House is a non-profit that was founded in 1977. It is a non-residential children’s advocacy and abuse prevention center serving Johnson and Wyandotte counties. The agency addresses abuse and neglect through a comprehensive approach, engaging children, parents, child-serving professionals and the community.
Kansas City's Big 12 Run
Kansas City's Big 12 Run is a 5k and 12k run to kick off March basketball. Proceeds help benefit The Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation, which is a privately-funded nonprofit. Their mission is to drive Kansas City's overall sports strategy, to enrich the quality of life, create economic impact and raise visibility for our region.
Liberty Hospital Foundation
The Liberty Hospital Foundation was created in 1984, dedicated to seeking support for Liberty Hospital. Guided by the Hospital’s strategic plan, the Foundation’s mission is to provide financial support to Liberty Hospital by funding programs that will have a positive impact on the patients and employees of Liberty Hospital, and therefore the community and the region.
Warrior's Best Friend
Often, men and women in the military return from serving our Country with Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Warriors' Best Friend is bringing the power of the Human-Animal Bond to help these soldiers heal. Medical studies prove that service dogs can help speed up a soldier’s recovery, both physically and emotionally. And unlike other treatments, service canines provide a lifetime of assistance and companionship.