2019 Charities

2019 Chip In for CharityThe Board of Trustees selected three Northland charities to benefit from the hospital’s 27th annual Chip In For Charity Open golf tournament set for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex in Smithville. Since 1993, the tournament has raised more than $3 million for 39 different Northland charities.

Metro Lutheran Ministey

Metro Lutheran MinistryFor over 47 years, Metro Lutheran Ministry has provided housing and emergency services to people experiencing homelessness and poverty in Clay, Platte, Jackson and Wyandotte counties. MLM ministers to the needs of our community’s poor, homeless, elderly and disabled. It is one of Kansas City’s pioneering social service agencies, sponsoring innovative housing and emergency assistance programs. In 2018, the agency helped more than 8,500 Kansas City metro households representing over 21,000 people. Chip In For Charity funds will help MLM expand its services to meet the needs of homeless and low-income households in the Northland.

Northland Neighborhoods, Inc.

Northland Neighborhood, IncBetter housing, better communities, better lives. For 23 years, Northland Neighborhoods, Inc., has worked to keep the Northland a great place to live by providing critical home repairs to lower-income homeowners and strengthening communities. Over the years, NNI has invested $8 million in roofs, furnaces, plumbing, fall prevention products and numerous other repairs to help keep vulnerable people safe in their homes. To help keep neighborhoods strong, NNI supports homeowners associations by offering crime watch education and other safety trainings. Monthly programs such as Meet Your Councilperson connect citizens with elected officials and government agencies, giving Northlanders an opportunity to share their voices.

Northland Shepherd's Center

Northland Shepherd's CenterFor over 28 years, Northland Shepherd’s Center has helped more than 4,000 people who are age 60 and older and on limited incomes live meaningful and purposeful lives as they age in place. With the support of more than 500 volunteers, NSC provides 20 enrichment and service programs to older, vulnerable people so they can feel safe and confident in their homes and thrive in the community. More than 85% of NSC’s clients live on annual
incomes of $20,000 or less. Offering transportation, providing hot meals,
hosting engaging enrichment activities and helping people locate the benefits
to which they are entitled are just a few of NSC’s services that help strengthen the Northland’s aging population.