BBB Accredited Charities


American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Kansas City

1120 Pennsylvania Avenue 
Kansas City, MO 64105 
(816) 218-7200

Mission: We understand that undergoing treatment for cancer can be both financially and emotionally overwhelming. In an effort to ease the burden of cancer, the American Cancer Society provides free housing to cancer patients traveling to Kansas City for treatment.

Finding emotional and social support from other survivors can be as important as getting the proper medical care. At Hope Lodge, patients live with other patients going through similar experiences and are supported by caring staff and volunteers. The nurturing, comfortable environment provided to patients during their stay allows them to focus on what is most important—fighting cancer!

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Angel Flight Central

500 Richards Road
Kansas City, MO  64116
(816) 421-2300

Mission: Serve people in need by arranging charitable flights for health care or other humanitarian purposes.

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Assistance League of Kansas City

6101 N Chestnut Ave
Gladstone, MO 64119
(816) 453-6011

MissionFounded in 1983 and chartered in 1986, ASSISTANCE LEAGUE of Kansas City, a chapter of National Assistance League, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a 33 year history of philanthropic service to the greater Kansas City community. The organization raises its own funds and has no paid staff; all programs and resource development activities are staffed and operated by over 300 member volunteers with two auxiliaries: Heartland Auxiliary and Assisteens®.



Brain Injury Association of Kansas & Greater Kansas City

6701 W. 64th St., Suite 120
Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 754-8883

Mission: Our vision is to be the voice of brain injury in our community. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by brain injury.


Children International

2000 East Red Bridge Road, Post Office Box 219055 
Kansas City, MO 64121
(800) 888-3089

MissionWe help kids around the world break free from poverty. Through a proven approach, local staff in each country and 70+ community centers strategically located in 10 countries (Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Mexico, the Philippines, the USA and Zambia), we're working to give our kids the tools to grow up healthy, educated, employed and empowered to break the cycle of poverty.



The Children's Place

2 E. 59th Street
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 363-1898

Mission: Nurturing and promoting the healthy  development of young children who have survived abuse, neglect and trauma by providing specialized services and family support, within a safe and caring environment.

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City Union Mission

1100 E. 11th Street
Kansas City, MO  64106
(816) 566-5085

Mission: City Union Mission is an evangelical Christian ministry committed to sharing the gospel and meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women, and children who are poor or homeless.

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First Call Alcohol Drug Prevention & Recovery

9091 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO  64114
(816) 361-5900

Mission: First Call provides clinical, educational and prevention services to individuals and families in the Greater Kansas City area impacted by alcohol and drug addiction.

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Happy Bottoms

14820 W. 107th Street
Lenexa, KS  66215
(855) 479-2867

Mission: Working with our partner social service agencies to provide diapers to low-income families while raising awareness of diaper need in our community



3801 Topping  Avenue
Kansas City, MO  64129

Mission: Harvesters’ mission is to feed hungry people today and work to end hunger tomorrow.

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Heart to Heart International

13250 West 98th Street
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 764-5200

MissionHeart to Heart International strengthens communities through improving health access, providing humanitarian development and administering crisis relief worldwide. We engage volunteers, collaborate with partners and deploy resources to achieve this mission.





215 W. Pershing Road, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 472-7617

MissionAccelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications



Kansas City Rescue Mission

1520 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-7643

Mission: Kansas City Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community offering freedom and hope to the poor and homeless, empowering them to reach their full potential.


Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants or the Arts (KCVLAA)

P.O. Box 413199
Kansas City, MO 64141
(816) 974-8522

 Mission: KCVLAA is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides legal and accounting assistance to qualifying artists and arts organizations from all creative disciplines. Our ArtSmarts program provides seminars in arts law to help artists avoid common pitfalls in their professional arts careers.

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Patriot Outreach

425 Shawnee Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048


First - To provide private and confidential access to simple and effective resources to those troubled or suffering as a result of stressful or traumatic experiences while in the service of our nation.

Second - To provide a forum whereby concerned and experienced professionals can share their expertise and experience. To promote better understanding of the needs of our Noble Warriors among our Military, Health Professionals and Government Leadership. By doing so we hope to improve mission readiness and to provide hope to the guardians of our nation.


Ronald McDonald House Charities K C

2501 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-8321

Mission:  Our mission is to reduce the burden of childhood illness on children and their families by providing a "home away from home" while the children are receiving medical care in Kansas City-area hospitals.

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Rose Brooks

P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 523-5550

Mission: Rose Brooks Center provides emergency shelter to women and children escaping life-threatening abuse. Once they are safe, these families receive the tools and resources they need to begin rebuilding their life - a life built on respect, love and compassion

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P.O. Box 4563
Overland Park, KS 66204
(913) 432-9300

Mission: SAFEHOME’s mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence and partner abuse for victims and their children by providing shelter, advocacy, counseling, and prevention education in our community.


Second Harvest Community Food Bank

915 Douglas Street,
St. Joseph MO 64505

MissionSecond Harvest Community Food Bank is dedicated to providing assistance to our 54,000 neighbors living in food-insecurity in our 19-county service area, across both Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. Second Harvest plays a critical role in providing help to struggling families and seniors in the region.

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One Elmwood Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 384-6500

MissionUnbound is an international nonprofit founded by lay Catholics grounded in the Gospel call to put the needs of the marginalized and vulnerable first. We build relationships of mutual respect and support that bridge cultural, religious and economic divides. We invite all people of goodwill to join us.

Working side by side with people of diverse faith traditions in 20 countries, we bring people together to challenge poverty in new and innovative ways.

We inspire confidence and offer opportunity and encouragement to children and families living on the margins of society. We create practical and trustworthy means for people to help others and nurture human connections that uplift us all.

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Youth Volunteer Corps

1025 Jefferson Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 472-9822

Mission: We create volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service.

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