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

(913) 341-4342

Sponsors, Grantors & Community Partners

2018 SPONSORS

Ball Conference Center
Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management
CenturyLink

Atmos Energy Corporation
Church of the Ascension
Hallmark Cards
Leawood Rotary Foundation
Midtec Associates, Inc.

Sterck Barnes
Jon & Sarah Baum
Joanna Bramlett, Edward Jones Investments
Maxine Burner
Commerce Bank
Barbara Kopack Hill & Ed Hill
Kansas Gas Service
InStore Design Display
James E. Owens
Rotary Club of Shawnee

Larry & Ruth Bigus
Bob D. Campbell & Company
Doug & Karen Boyd
Brian Anselmo Memorial Foundation
Betty and Bill Cummings
John & Janell Engelhardt
First National Bank
Jim & Cheryl Gettinger
HomeAdvisor
Jerry & Joy Kaplan
Kay King
William Koenigsdorf
John & Julie Mills
Rosedale Auto Sales (Dennis & Andrea Cloughley)
Ken Selzer & Deb Grimes
Drew & Martha Sleypen
Frank Slovick & Susan Mou
Mark & Kristin Welch
Jim & June Winter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 GRANTORS

Bank of Labor
H&R Block Foundation
Johnson County Young Matrons
Olathe Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund
Rotary Club of Shawnee Foundation
Sam’s Club Lenexa
Sam’s Club Overland Park
United Way of Greater Kansas City
Walmart K-7 Olathe

COMMUNITY PARTNERS   

Community for Kids
Delta Dental
Ernie’s Shopping Carts          
Feed the Children                    
Fry-Wagner
Gill-line                                 
Giving the Basics                      
Great Day Moving                     
Happy Bottoms
Holiday Boutique
Lakeview Village
The Meritex Company
Merriam Christian Church
Olathe Ford
Overland Park Rotary Club
Safehome
Salvation Army
Serve KC
UPS
Will to Succeed Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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

Volunteer

Volunteer

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.

Poverty

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

34,000

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

Who is Poor

Children and Youth represent 1/3 of the poor.

Donate

Donate

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

Events

Events

Holiday Shop, Nov. 30 - Dec. 8, 2018. We plan to help 12,000 low-income Johnson County neighbors. Holiday Shop

Newsletter

Newsletter

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. November 30-December 8, 2018. Set up days to be announced. To volunteer click the word volunteer. 

GROCERIES

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. 

COATS

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. 

TOYS

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. 

PERSONAL CARE

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. 

A GIFT FOR ALL

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.

HATS, GLOVES AND SCARVES

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. 

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING

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. 

BOOKS

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 HOMES

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.

Testimonial

“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

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PO Box 14786
Lenexa, KS 66285-4786

Office Hours

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

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