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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – The Children’s Place

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To nurture and promote 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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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Jackson County CASA

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To be a child’s voice in court. To recruit, train and support lay volunteers who act as advocates on behalf of the best interests of abused and neglected children.

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – TNC Community

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To be the region’s foremost provider of high quality services to persons with developmental disabilities by providing consumers the opportunity to achieve their goals in a safe and healthy environment.

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Nonprofit Connect

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To link the nonprofit community in Kansas City to education, resources and networking so organizations can more effectively achieve their mission.

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Giving the Basics

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* Giving the Basics is the community hub for individuals and businesses to donate hygiene products and financial resources, for the purchase of human dignity products, which are then distributed effectively to local organizations of need.

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