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Cierra: Hillcrest came through for me

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It is through the dedicated support of individuals like you that Hillcrest is able to change the lives of homeless individuals, youth and families. We are providing hope and a future to those ...

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You can help City Union Mission ‘Celebrate Hope’

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City Union Mission began their CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor or Homeless campaign on October 1 with the objective of securing about half of the Mission’s yearly operating budget by January 31, 2019. They ...

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As ‘Season of Giving’ arrives, ministries ramp up

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Weather forecasters are saying this will be brutal winter for the region. Record snow and low temperatures included. That means more families in need, more homeless looking for shelter and more opportunities ...

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No bleach but you still need classes to feed homeless

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The group of individuals known by what they do, provide Free Hot Soup and other food for the homeless, is not satisfied with the city’s revised policies this week. The Kansas City, ...

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Escaping cold, homeless fill shelters overnight

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Frigid temps are pushing more homeless to seek shelter. Area facilities were packed Monday night as temps dipped to 7 degrees in many areas. More than year ago, Kim Clays’ her husband ...

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Royals to again serve meals to homeless

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Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy, along with other Kansas City Royals representatives, will serve full barbecue meals to more than 250 men, women and children at City Union Mission on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Every ...

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City Union Mission and churches to honor veterans

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City Union Mission is partnering with local churches to hold a special dinner and chapel service to remember and celebrate all U.S. veterans Sunday, Nov. 11. Cornerstone Presbyterian Church will host the chapel ...

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Salvation Army invites public to help on Thanksgiving

The Salvation Army of Kansas City will continue a longtime area holiday tradition with the return this month of its annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner. The dinner, which is open and free ...

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‘No soup for you!’ Health department shuts down homeless outreach

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It wasn’t the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld but it just as well could have been. The Kansas City Health Department is receiving harsh criticism for dumping food that was prepared for the ...

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City Union Mission needs help with Christmas store effort

City Union Mission is preparing their big Christmas outreach program. The ministry’s Christmas Store will open on Monday, November 26, at 9 a.m. for shelter guests, residents of their programs and income-qualified ...

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Church of 30 people does amazing thing for homeless

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“Would anyone in the community even notice if our church closed?” That was the question Pastor Donald Foster asked his small congregation of just 30 members in Yakima, Washington. For the members of Terrace ...

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Cold weather catches Rescue Mission, others off guard

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Area ministries that serve the homeless were caught off guard by the recent, seemingly instant, change from summer to fall. The Kansas City Rescue Mission as one of those ministries and says they currently ...

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Girl discovers how energy-efficient lighting can help homeless

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Last summer, Olivia Truesdale had a bright idea. The 13-year-old from Raytown decided to put her passion for both helping the homeless and helping the environment through an energy and lighting audit ...

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As panhandling gets out of hand, new law proposed

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With the strongest economy in 60 years, you would think that panhandling on street corners would decline. Not so in most American cities–including Kansas City. While many are truly in need, the ...

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With your help, City Union Mission exceeds goal

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City Union Mission Executive Director Dan Doty announced today that $6,237,098 was raised through the Celebrate Hope: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor and Homeless campaign, exceeding the goal of $6 million. Celebrate ...

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