Put away the summer handbag whites and stripes; it’s time to establish your fall/winter look for 2016! When you switch out fashions for the season, donate your gently-loved designer handbags to the Love Fund for Children; they could be featured in our “It’s in the Bag” handbag auction on Saturday, November 12th!
Love Fund volunteers restore and authenticate donated designer handbags, purses, totes and clutches, preparing them for auction. All proceeds benefit Kansas City area children who are in need and who are served by the Love Fund. A donated handbag can actually provide medical or therapeutic equipment, …
Getting a student “back to school ready” is a challenge for nearly every family, but it’s even more difficult for many Love Fund families. Facing poverty or the overwhelming expenses of caring for special needs children, school supplies often fall toward the bottom of necessity spending.
Here are two ways you can help the children served by the Love Fund:
Throw a neighborhood “back to school party” and ask guests to donate five of their favorite must-have school items! Distribute our suggested School Supply List 2016 and place collection boxes in your office, retail shop or place of worship.
This Father’s Day, give Dad a day off to tee it up! Sign him up today for a round of golf at the Love Fund’s 27th Annual Golf Classic, set for Friday, June 24th at Sycamore Ridge Golf Course in Spring Hill, KS. The tournament will feature local Fox 4 on-air favorites, prizes, great food and top-notch golfer’s swag, plus he might even drive away in a new Lexus! Better yet, he may even win the opportunity to play 54-holes of golf in Pebble Beach and vie for a $100,000 charity purse!
Have you been holding off on registering for the upcoming Hospital Hill Run, waiting for a last minute weather check? Aw, c’mon! Go for it! Because when you do, you’ll be helping local little kids who are facing really big challenges!
RUN OR VOLUNTEER
Your participation as a runner or volunteer will help wonderful things happen for the 3,000+ local children served by the Love Fund each year. Helping is simple! When you register to run, please indicate your support of the Love Fund by entering LOVE10 at checkout; not only will you be giving our kids a nod, …
On a recent out of town trip I found myself in a lot of elevators. You’ve heard of the elevator pitch, “Who you are, what you do, what are your strengths?” Quick, succinct information that is important to the intended audience. I often consider what my Love Fund elevator speech would be; what would I want to convey about the Love Fund in 20-30 seconds if I were standing next to Warren Buffett or Bill Gates. Get your timer out because here we go…