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Take a Look at reStart!

Thanks to KMBC-TV and reporter Rob Hughes for their terrific four-part overview feature about the work being doing at reStart. Check out all four vignettes:

https://www.kmbc.com/article/part-1-of-4-local-organization-working-to-end-homelessness-in-kc-1553164813/26892764

https://www.kmbc.com/article/part-2-of-4-local-organization-working-to-end-homelessness-in-kc/26892548

https://www.kmbc.com/article/part-3-of-4-local-organization-working-to-end-homelessness-in-kc/26892819

https://www.kmbc.com/article/part-4-of-4-local-organization-working-to-end-homelessness-in-kc/26892900

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Here’s Who We Helped in 2018

2,505 people came to us for help last year, including:

  •      1,917 single adults and 154 families (which included 588 individuals)

  •      459 of those individuals were age 17 and younger

  •      237 were veterans

  •      231 were unaccompanied youth

201,956 bed nights of shelter provided

400,770 meals served

568 individuals were placed in permanent housing

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Please note that we now have new hours for dropping off in-kind donations at reStart. We are only able to accept drop-off donations on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please see our “Contributions” page for new guidelines on what in-kind items are accepted.

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Volunteering for reStart?

If so, please note that effective January 1, 2019 all volunteers are required to have a fingerprint background check prior to volunteering at reStart. Please contact Ann Klockau, Volunteer Manage, for information.

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Did You Know…

* You can now donate the items most needed by reStart residents when they move into permanent housing (sheets and towels, dishes and cookware, cribs, vacuums and much more) by using our Amazon Wish List!

* reStart has received the highest Charity Navigator rating for nonprofit organizations — four stars!