Avenue of Life avenueoflife.org

Central to our mission is our commitment to equip and mobilize the community. Our goal is to facilitate the journey from hand-outs (emergency relief) in crisis, to hand-ups (individual betterment) for those ready to rise above their circumstances, to hand-offs (community development) to indigenous leaders of a transformed community.

Beauty for Ashes bfa-ministry.org

The vision of Beauty for Ashes Ministry is to drastically reduce recidivism in prisons across the United States by providing biblically based, Christ centered programs for prisoners and ex-offenders that will help them discover for themselves who Christ is, who He has designed them to be, and His plan and purpose for their life, relationships and restored place in society.

Bessie’s House bessieshouse.org

Bessie’s House is a small home in the historic Northeast neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri where people of the street can come to find a safe place to chill, find a hot shower, do some laundry, get a bite to eat and find people who love them just because Jesus loved them first. Jesus loves all of us so please come and see. You will want to love others as well.

Cherith Brook cherithbrookcw.blogspot.com

Cherith Brook is a residential Christian community committed to sharing table fellowship with strangers and all our resources with one another. We have found our inspiration from the early church, the Church of the Saviour and the Catholic Worker.
Eleos Coffee eleoscoffee.com

Through strategic partnerships and our own ministries, Eleos Coffee is helping to provide food, clothing, and other essentials to the poor and needy. While being committed to producing great coffee, the best part of Eleos Coffee is knowing that a large portion of your purchase price is being used to bring hope to the needy in the inner city of Kansas City.

Forest Avenue Family Shelter forestavenuefamilyshelter.org

The mission ofForest Avenue Family Shelter is to fulfill the Great Commission as defined in Matthew 28:19-20 by providing for the spiritual and physical needs of homeless and/or battered women and, if necessary, their children.
Freedom Fire Urban Ministries freedomfire.org

Freedom Fire desires to see God transform lives; specifically the lives of those living in the urban core. We are dedicated to equipping the young people of the inner city to guide their community spiritually, economically, and socially. We have lots of opportunities that are designed to facilitate sharing the gospel, building relationships, working together for reconciliation, and as a distinguishing element we strive to build bridges between the suburban and urban communities.

Grand Avenue Temple grandavenuetempleumc.org

We see ourselves as a realized expression of the Kingdom of God and that Grand Avenue Temple will be a community where anyone is welcome and everyone has a place. Lazarus Ministries will be the means through which that will happen for those who come to the Table looking for a place in the family.

HART Ministries hartministries.net

We are seeking to bring a holistic approach to healing, by focusing on the body, mind, spirit, emotions, and relationships of each individual who enters our facility. Our vision is to create a safe and accepting community for all to find this kind of healing. (Serving meals and worship)

Harvesters harvesters.org

Harvesters’ mission is to feed hungry people today and work to end hunger tomorrow.

Healing House  healinghousekc.org

Our faith-based recovery homes in the Kansas City metro area provide spiritual growth, emotional stability and direction to prepare men and women on their journey from addiction while seeking a purposeful life in our community.

Hope Community Church facebook.com/pages/Hope-Community-Church

Hope Community Church exists to glorify God and build His kingdom.

Hopefaith Ministries hopefaithministries.org

Our vision is to transform our community by breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty in Kansas City through mobilizing the community to create a culture of generosity.

Kansas City Rescue Mission kcrm.org

“Kansas City Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community offering freedom and hope to the poor and homeless, empowering them to reach their full potential.”

Mission Adalante missionadelante.org

The cross-cultural mission field is arriving on our doorstep! Learn about our mission and how we are maximizing this exciting kingdom opportunity in our urban Kansas City neighborhood to reach Latino immigrants and Bhutanese refugees.

The Upper Room upperroomprogram.org

“The Upper Room is a neighborhood-based non-profit organization providing high-quality programs to low-income families in the urban core of Kansas City. Our mission statement is “Education for Life.”

Our main programs include our Summer Academic Program & our After School Program, which provide education to the children of Kansas City and prepare them for a greater future. These opportunities, among others, fight poverty and try to escalate the standard of living for all those in the urban core at no cost to the families. We serve approximately 3,000 students each year.”