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Join us for the 15th Annual Village Crawfish Festival hosted by The Secret Order of Crawdaddies on Saturday, May 14. reStart is the featured charity with proceeds from the event benefiting our shelter and programming. Join us at St. Pius (Mission) for a day of fresh crawfish and tasty barbecue, live music, raffles, and more! Get more information here.


Kansas City Point in Time (PIT) | January 27 – 28, 2016

We are seeking volunteers to assist with the 2016 Greater Kansas City Point in Time (PIT) homeless count, a federally mandated biennial survey, will be conducted in Kansa City from 3:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27 and 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 28.  More than 100 trained volunteers will take to the streets, shelters, outdoor camps, churches, libraries, feeding, and other locations to conduct personal one-on-one interviews.

To sign up for a volunteer spot, please visit PIT here.

Mommy Dearest | May 10, 2014

Drag your mom out on Mother’s Day eve to Uptown Arts Bar! Come dressed as a mom, bring your mom, and enjoy a variety show as we raise funds for our youth arts program. More details to come!


revUp for reStart | June 13, 2014

2014 revUp Eventbrite

RevUp for reStart will be held at Assurant Employee Benefits in Kansas City, Missouri. This event is filled with fun games, entertainment, delicious bites and beverages; all for $100 per ticket. Thank you to our generous 2014 sponsors that make this event possible:

Limousine Level Sponsors


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Cruiser Level Sponsors

  • Linda Word & Don Mackey

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Sedan Level Sponsor

  • Atterbury Family Foundation

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Coupe Level Sponsor


  • Evie Craig
  • Rosemary Polk
  • Timothy Stepp


Honorary Chairs


  • Mary Steeb
  • Barb Mueth & Steve Rinne
  • Dirk Shafer
  • Joe & Susan Fahey

Sponsorships start at just $1,000. For information on tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Melissa Taylor, Director of Resource Development, 816.472.5664, ext. 228 or