2018 Charities

2018 Chip In for CharityThe Board of Trustees selected three Northland charities to benefit from the hospital’s 26th annual Chip In For Charity Open golf tournament set for Saturday, Sept. 15, at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex in Smithville. Since 1993, the tournament has raised more than $2.8 million for 35 different Northland charities.

Artists Helping the Homeless

Artist Helping the HomelessThe mission of this small, local agency is to reduce the need and cost of care for Kansas City’s homeless. AHH is recognized for its innovative solutions to individual and systemic challenges. It helps improve outcomes and efficiency annually for over 2,000 people from all segments of the city’s homeless population. The group also partners with organizations that provide homeless and emergency services. A true collaboration, AHH tailors a widely diverse variety of services to meet immediate needs or address issues that lead to or result from being homeless. One person at a time, AHH is Helping the Homeless, Helping the Community.

Clay County Clothes Closet

Clay County Clothes ClosetFounded in 1959, CCCC has continuously provided clothing to over 95,000 impoverished Clay County residents. Staffed solely by volunteers, CCCC works in close partnership with a number of other organizations (schools, churches, hospitals, social service agencies), who provide needs assessments and referrals. CCCC offers clothing assistance for 2,400 individuals each year with 2/3 recognized as at-risk children. CCCC’s program helps empower these children to remain in school and obtain their education. It provides adults with the confidence they need to seek and maintain employment.

Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas CityThis organization provides support and resources to over 1,600 individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who serve them in 37 Missouri and Kansas counties. DSG shares information and education with the entire community to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.