Stay Safe with Destination Safe

Destination Safe believes that everyone deserves to feel safe on our roadways. We’re committed to improving transportation safety in the greater Kansas City area. But we can’t do it alone. We need our community to help increase awareness and practice safe driving tactics. Destination Safe, Drive to Zero and the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety […]

Stay Safe with Destination Safe

Destination Safe believes that everyone deserves to feel safe on our roadways. We’re committed to improving transportation safety in the greater Kansas City area. But we can’t do it alone. We need our community to help increase awareness and practice safe driving tactics. Destination Safe, Drive to Zero and the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety […]

SkyCast with Mid-America Regional Council

Ozone season in the Greater Kansas City region began on March 1 and will continue through Oct. 31. During ozone season, the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) monitors air quality to let you know when ozone levels are expected to be unhealthy. MARC issues the SkyCast, the region’s daily ozone season air quality forecast, each afternoon […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Cleaning out closets or decluttering your space? You can donate your used clothing and shoes of any size or small household items to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Donations turn into funds that support your local Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program. Donate local. Defend potential. Visit HERE for more info.

Opioid Awareness

Today’s Drugs Are Different. The drug supply and patterns of drug use are changing–whether or not you use opioids,stimulants, or other drugs. It’s more important than ever to understand the increased risk of overdose. Know the facts. Test for fentanyl. Carry naloxone. Never use alone. Treatment and support are just one call or click away. […]

Walk to School

Create good lifelong habits — walk to school! We are all pedestrians at some point in our day. Walking is active transportation that can help kids establish a lifelong habit of physical activity. And teaching kids safe walking habits now will serve them well into the future. Beyond individual safety, communities with more people walking […]

Destination Safe

The “100 Deadliest Days” is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, nationwide more than 7,000 people died in teen-related crashes from 2011–2020 during this summer period. In 2021 alone, 900 people were killed in these types of crashes, a […]

MARC Head Start

Looking to give your little ones a head start? Families in Clay, Platte and Jackson Counties may qualify for high-quality early learning services! MARC Head Start is accepting applications from families with children up to age five and pregnant women. Apply now HERE!

Foster Adopt Connect

Foster Adopt Connect works with children, youth, and families as they navigate the complexities of the child welfare system. With the help of innovative tools, a dedicated professional staff, and over 20 years of experience working in the Kansas and Missouri foster care systems, we’re equipped to connect children with families that provide love, healing, […]

HELP US PLANT 500 FRUIT TREES IN HONOR OF ARBOR DAY!

Help us plant 500 fruit trees in honor of Arbor Day!  Every fruit tree planted has the potential to provide hundreds of servings of free, fresh fruits, nuts, and berries every year. A $50 donation can provide a fruit tree and the supplies needed for its upkeep in an urban neighborhood. The Gattermeir Family Foundation has generously […]