Operation Breakthrough: The mission of Operation Breakthrough is to help children who are living in poverty develop to their fullest potential by providing them a safe, loving and educational environment. Operation Breakthrough also strives to support and empower the children’s families through advocacy, referral services and emergency aid. To volunteer, contact Jenny Horsley, Volunteer Coordinator, or call (816) 329-5233.
Seton Center Family & Health Services: Seton Center is a Catholic sponsored human service agency in Greater Kansas City which helps people break cycles of poverty. Seton Center provides health, social and educational programs to address current community needs and tools to support people in transforming their lives. Contact Bruce Palmer at (816) 231-3955 ext. 109 to volunteer.
Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOSCA): Greatest need is with the Crisis Line and Hospital Advocates, but also need assistance with fundraising, special events and more. Applications and a training process is required. Contact Lindsay Benson, BSW at (816) 931-4571 ext. 276 for more information.
Bridging The Gap; Kansas City's Community Recycling Centers: Help with Kansas City Wildlands community restoration and cleanup, Earth Day volunteers, and much more. To volunteer, contact Laura O'Brien, Volunteer Coordinator, by email or at (816) 561-1090 unless otherwise indicated.
The Children's Place: Since 1978, The Children’s Place has been committed to meeting the developmental and mental health needs of the youngest victims of child abuse, neglect and other trauma. Within the Kansas City community and beyond, the agency’s specialized expertise in working with traumatized young children has made The Children’s Place a recognized leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Email or call (816) 363-1898 to find out how to help.
National Volunteer Corps Coordinator and Boys Hope Girls Hope International: The mission of Boys Hope Girls Hope is to help academically capable and motivated children-in-need to meet their full potential and become men and women for others by providing value-centered, family-like homes, opportunities, and education through college. For more information contact Maureen Hoeft at 314-298-1250 x142.