Past Service and Giving Projects
Souper Bowl 2023 —
Newhouse Women’s Shelter — Some of our families spent a Saturday morning serving Newhouse & Show Me KC Schools at a free of charge Christmas Boutique. We helped shoppers, passed out stockings, new winter socks and wrapped lots presents! We also collected warm winter clothes to be donated to Newhouse.
Della Lamb — During Operation Holiday we sent volunteers to help organize canned goods, sort toys and adult gift items. In additoan, we collected a special Christmas offering to support Della Lamb.
Pennies for Trees — During the Lenten season we issued a challenge to our ccKids to collect pennies to help buy trees to plant in our church yard or in a designated heat island in our city. Over the year, we have collected $624 pennies! Thanks to Carol Mehl for leading this effort and for all those that contributed.
Brookeside Charter School — Our partership with BSC kicked off with a book drive. We donated over 80 titles to the Library at Bookside Charter.
Kansas City Community Garden — A special Easter offering was gifted to KCCG in support of thier mission. They currently support 670 community garden and orchard sites as well as 2,548 home gardeners!
Blue River Rescue — On the first Saturday in April, we join the Swope Park community clean-up project at Montello’s Holler, a tributary of the Blue River.
Souper Bowl 2022 — during the souper bowl season we partnered with our Child Development Center and neighborhood to collect 999 lbs of canned goods, or 833 meals for families who are food insecure in our community.
Festival of Sharing — personal hygiene kits donated to provide necessities for people in homeless shelters, at community centers and prisons.
Newhouse Women’s Shelter — Provided Children’s Books for the families receiving care and safety at the shelter.
Hope for Families: Coping with the Pandemic — a community event Sept. 18, 2021 offering support with play therapy, music therapy, prayer and meditation to help families during hard times.