Teammates for Kids
Teammates for Kids began in 1999 with the love and support of 67 Major League Baseball players who made a pledge to help kids. Since then, over 4,700 professional athletes from baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, rodeo and racing have joined our team. "Once a Teammate ... Always a Teammate"
Big League Impact partners with professional athletes through unique, sports-related fundraising platforms to help people meet basic human needs like food, clean water, medical care, shelter, and education in an effort to save lives, restore dignity, and instill hope.
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The mission of Head for the Cure is to raise awareness and funding to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit, and energy. We accomplish our mission by three endeavors: 1) Building Awareness for a disease that is not widely known and needs advancements in treatments to help patients; 2) Raising Funds through 5K run/walk events and other fundraising events and campaigns to support clinical research and programs; and 3) Igniting Hope for all who have faced this disease. Learn more about how we achieve those goals below.
Consider The Lily is a home created to rescue and redeem girls in Manila, Philippines from exploitation. We believe, with Jesus, all things are possible and have witnessed the restorative miracles only He can bring. Join the team to end sexual abuse in the Philippines one girl at a time.
For single women or parents with children who need shelter and assistance with life necessities.
Inspired by Christian faith, Bishop Sullivan Center shows God’s love to people in financial hardship by providing food, help in finding jobs and other aid. Beyond material assistance, Bishop Sullivan Center strives to build relationships between those who live in poverty and those who do not, promoting mutual understanding and affirming the dignity of all. Working in service of that mission, we are making a difference in our community.
The mission of the Guadalupe Centers is to improve the quality of life for individuals in the Latino communities of Greater Kansas City. We accomplish our mission by: Providing early childhood, secondary, adult education and workforce training programs. Facilitating access to health and social services for all ages. Promoting and providing Latino cultural enrichment events. Sponsoring social activities that engage our diverse communities.
Provide warmth and support, during the winter holiday season, to low-income Johnson County, Kansas families; Increase awareness and understanding of poverty in Johnson County, Kansas; and Give neighbors an outlet to help neighbors.
Della Lamb’s annual Operation Santa Claus, which typically begins the second Friday in December, provides 1,200+ low-income families and 2,200+ children toys, clothing, books and grocery items including a frozen turkey to celebrate the holidays. When it began in 1974, 100 families were served.