Providing Warmth and Sustenance to Low Income Families for Over 50 Years

(913) 341-4342

Sponsors, Grantors & Community Partners

To view Sponsorship Levels and become a Sponsor of the Johnson County Christmas Bureau, please complete our Sponsorship form

We are pleased to provide a link to the website of our contributors. More links to come…

2017 Sponsors  Community Partners  2017 Grantors

Committee Sponsor

Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management
First National Bank
The Scoular Foundation

Caring for Kids
Atmos Energy
Commerce Bank
Leawood Rotary Foundation
Midtec Associates, Inc.
Rotary Club of Shawnee Foundation
Shawnee Mission La Sertoma

Feeding Families
Ascension Catholic Church
Richard & Betty Athey
Maxine Burner
John & Janell Engelhardt
Mark & Sherry Humphrey
Kansas Gas Service
Leawood Rotary Foundation
Jim in memory of Deborah Owens
Frank Slovick & Susan Mou

Providing Support
Larry & Ruth Bigus
Joanna Bramlett with Edward Jones
Jim & Cheryl Gettinger
Ed Hill & Barbara Kopack Hill
Jerry & Joy Kaplan
Kay King
William Koenigsdorf
Don & Judy Lind
John & Julie Mills
Rosedale Auto Sales
Ken Selzer & Deb Grimes
Georgia Smedley & Thomas Arnold
Jim & June Winter


Arbor Creek Ace Hardware     
Ash Grove Press, Inc.               
City of Olathe                            
Delta Dental
Ernie’s Shopping Carts          
Feed the Children                    
Gill Studios                                
Giving the Basics                      
Great Day Moving                     
The Green Company
Hallmark Cards
Happy Bottoms
Holiday Boutique
Kansas City Steak Company
Lakeview Village
The Meritex Company
Merriam Christian Church
Olathe Ford
Rotary International
Salvation Army
Serve KC
Vita Craft
Will to Succeed Foundation







Allstate Foundation Helping Hands in the Community
Bank of Labor
Blessings Abound
Brian M. Anselmo Memorial Foundation
General Mills Foundation Hometown Grantmaking Program
Hallmark Corporate Foundation
Johnson County Young Matrons
National Christian Foundation
       on behalf of JB and Anne Hodgdon
Olathe Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund
Overland Park Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Fund
United Way of Greater Kansas City
Walmart, 7701 Frontage Road, Overland Park
Walmart, 16100 W 65th St., Shawnee




















Our Mission

Our Mission

We have a three part mission to: provide warmth and support, during the winter holiday season, to low-income Johnson County families; increase awareness and understanding of poverty in Johnson County; and give neighbors an outlet to help neighbors. Read More

Who We Help

Who We Help

We help our Johnson County neighbors who live below 150% of the poverty level. The neighbors living in poverty are moms, children, the clerk at the store, and others we interact with every day. Learn More

How We Help

How We Help

We provide warmth and support to low-income Johnson County families at the Holiday Shop and through nursing homes. Read More



Volunteers are vital to the fulfillment of our mission. Over 150 volunteers serve year-round; over 3,000 volunteer slots are available seasonally. Learn More

We are a grass roots agency that gives generous souls the opportunity to give to others. JCCB provides holiday assistance each year to 10,000-12,000 low-income residents of Johnson County, Kansas. Yes - There is poverty in Johnson County, Kansas.


If poverty were a city, it would be the fifth largest city in Johnson County.


34,000 Johnson County residents live below the federal poverty level.

Who is Poor

Children and Youth represent 1/3 of the poor.



Funds and in-kind donations are needed in order to help our neighbors. Please consider donating. Donate

Sponsors & Partners

Sponsors & Partners

Thank you to all of our sponsors, grantors and community partners. Please take a moment to see who are our sponsors, grantors and partners. Sponsors-Grantors-Partners

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees is a display of uniquely decorated holiday trees and wreaths sold at silent auction. Proceeds help provide warmth and support to over 10,000 low-income Johnson County neighbors. Learn More



Our monthly newsletters have a lot of information about our activities, committees, and events. Read Our Newsletters

The Holiday Shop and What We Give Our Neighbors

The Holiday Shop

The Holiday Shop. December 1-9, 2017. Set up days to be announced. To volunteer click the word volunteer. 


Every family visiting the Shop receives enough food for the entire family to have fully balanced nutritional meals for three days. Please consider running a food drive to help our neighbors. 


Every client who needs a warm winter coat receives a coat. Imagine not having a winter coat for your child on a cold winter day. 


A toy for all children. We try to obtain educational toys that are manipulative and promote literacy. Children without educational toys are at a disadvantage when starting school. 


Diapers. Toothbrushes. Tooth Paste. Hygiene products. Soap and shampoo. Toilet paper and paper towels. Imagine not being able to stay clean, not having toilet paper and/or not having clean diapers. 


We distribute gifts for children, teenagers and adults. Often it is the only holiday gift a child receives. Many mom’s cry when they find out their child will receive a gift this year.


One of each for every child of each family we help. Many of these items are knitted by volunteers. A true neighbor helping neighbor experience. 


We give a new outfit to our client’s children. Many of these children will not receive any other new clothing this year. All clothing is new. 


We have books for all members of all of our families. Each family gets to select books that interest them. Childrens’ books are important to cognitive development. 


Nursing home residents on medicaid, who are not receiving assistance from their own families, receive items such as lap blankets, sweaters, slipper socks, walker bags and more.


“I want to express my gratitude for what you have done for me through the Christmas Bureau. I have no close family left. That’s why I am so grateful for your Christmas Bureau. Last year you helped me find a light jacket that fit me and I wear it around the house ALL the time. That way I can keep the heat lower. This year I got another jacket that fit, and I am so happy about that. I sincerely appreciate your volunteers that helped me find the foods that I wanted and could eat. Your volunteers were so helpful, cheerful and kind. I know some people don’t recognize that there is poverty in Johnson County. There, however, are people like me. You are SO important to SO many people!! Thank you, one and all, for your kindness and your caring.”

(913) 341-4342

PO Box 14786
Lenexa, KS 66285-4786

Office Hours

Mon. - Thus. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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