Westside Community Action Network
Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services +
Faith Groups + Government Together
2038 Jefferson Street, Kansas City, MO  64108
Office: 816.842.1298  Fax: 816.842.1241  E-mail: info[at]westsidecan.org

 

 

Westside Community Action Network (CAN) Center events are scheduled:

Please contact program director for volunteer opportunities or for sponsor/donations:

jorgec[@]westsidecan.org - 816.842.1298

All indoor/outdoor activities will follow Jackson County, Health Department, CDC and City Covid-19 recommendations.

WCAN will enforce the use of masks and keep social distance as possible. Some activities will be virtual-online, or drive thru or door to door

 

PLEASE SEE PROGRAMS PAGE

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Service Project- Martin Luther King Jr 2022
 MLK Jr. service project clean-up day will be Monday

January 17 th from 9 to 11 am.

This service project engaged volunteers to help with picking up debris around the  Observation Park, Westside Orchard and Butterfly Garden. Volunteers will meet  at Tony Aguirre CC at 2050 West Pennway KC MO 64108 at 9:00 am.

 

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Safe and Healthy Westside - Blue Bags Program


 Last Saturday of each month from 9:30 to 11:00 am 

WCAN is seeking for 8 to 12 volunteers to help with organize adopt street/adopt a  park-blue bag program.  Next adopt street/adopt a park will be on: Feb 26, March 26, Abril 30, May 21,  June 25, July 30, Aug 27, Sept 24 and Oct 22


Volunteer with your family, friends or coworkers

For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

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Pruning Day

  February 26h 2022

 From 9 am to 12:00 noon.  WCAN is seeking for 20 to 30 volunteers to help with pruning 135 fruit trees at  Westside CAN Orchard located at 21st Street and Belleview KC MO 64108. 

WCAN is seeking for donations to purchase, mulch and pruning tools (new tools  or to replace the damage ones)

For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org

 

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Community Orchard - Westside CAN

 March to November 2022

WCAN is seeking for 10 to 15 volunteers once a month from 9 to 12 to help with  pruning, mulching, picking fruits, etc. The Orchard is located at 21st street and  Belleview, KC MO 64108. 

WCAN is seeking for donations to purchase supplies for chain saws, string  trimmer, oil, gas, etc.
For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org

 

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Winter Camp-Spring Camp-Summer Camp

At Tony Aguirre Community Center

 Need More Information? Contact:  Steve Z. at Tony Aguirre Community Center - 816.513.8531

 

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Spring Frolic
Saturday, Noon - 3pm
April 6th, 2019
Irene H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas
For more information contact:
Mashonda Harris – Mashondaharris[@]kclibrary.org
tel. 816-701-3487
 

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Teen Nights
Contact Amy at the Ruiz Branch
Library about this monthly teens activities
(Irene H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas)
Amy - amymorris[@]kclibrary.org - 816-701-3587
 

 

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Monthly Seed Library Workshops
Remember to check with Amy at the Ruiz Branch
for the monthly seed library workshops : compost,
pruning, butterfly gardens, and more!
(Irene H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas)
Amy - amymorris[@]kclibrary.org -
 

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Dumpster day at Westside
Saturday, June 5th and Oct. 2nd 2021
From 8 am to 12:00 noon.
For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org

 

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12th Annual Westside Yard & Sidewalk Sale
“Shop with mon...shop for mom”
Saturday, May 11th, 2019
8am - 3pm
For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center tel. 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

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Summer Splash Picnic!

Saturday June 11th and Saturday July 23rd, 2022

TACC - 11 to 2pm

WCAN is seeking for 8 to 12 volunteers to help with organize games and activities  for children and families WCAN is seeking for donations to purchase supplies for supplies, snacks, fruits,  crafts activities.


For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

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Remember to check with Amy at the Ruiz Branch Library for special activities
(Irene H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas)
Amy - amymorris[@]kclibrary.org  816-701-3587

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Back To School Pep Rally

 Friday, July 29th, 2022

 WCAN is seeking for 8 to 10 volunteers to help with organize backpacks per grade  k-12 and help with the drive-thru distribution. WCAN is seeking for donations that will be used to purchase school supplies and  backpack for grades K-12 for students of the Westside.


For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

 

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7th Annual Drive-thru Pet Clinic -Spay and Neuter Clinic at 

Saturday, October 8th 2022

 8:30 am - Noon

We are seeking for 6 to 8 volunteers to help directing traffic and participants  during the pet clinic at 21st street Jefferson Under I-35 bridge. For more information contact:  Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

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Westside Family Campout
Saturday ??, September 2019
For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center tel. 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org

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Summer reading club
Remember to check with
Amy at the Ruiz Branch
Library for special activities
(Irene H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas)
Amy - amymorris[@]kclibrary.org
 

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Day of The Dead – Mattie Rhodes Art Center & Gallery, Check with them for schedule of classes and events.
October - November 2021
www.mattierhodes.org
 

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12th Annual Westside Yard & Sidewalk Sale
Saturday, October 6th, 2019
For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center tel. 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org

 

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Dumpster day at Westside
Saturday, October 3rd, 2021
From 8 am to 12:00 noon.
For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center tel. 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org

 

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Old Fashioned Family Fall Festival

 Saturday, October 29th, 2022

 11 AM - 1 PM at Tony Aguirre Center

WCAN is seeking for 8 to 12 volunteers to help organize fall festival including the distribution of pumpkins, and family craft activities.  WCAN is seeking for donations that will be used to purchase the pumpkins, food,  snacks and craft materials.

For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center tel. 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

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Westside Turkey Day

 Sunday November 19th 2022

at Westside CAN Center WCAN is seeking for 8 to 10 volunteers to help organize Turkeys, supplies and  distribution.

WCAN is seeking for donations that will be used to purchase the turkeys and  fixings for 50 families.

For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

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Westside Family Harvest
Party/Dance
October  2019
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Tony Aguirre Community Center
2050 W. Pennway, KCMO
 
Questions? Need More Information? Contact: Tony Aguirre Community Center Staff 816.513.8531
 

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Annual - Our Lady Of Guadalupe celebration

 Monday December 12th , 2022

at Westside CAN Center 

WCAN is seeking for a donations that will be used to purchase food and  refreshments for the celebration for Day Labor Workers and families.

For more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

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Saturday, December 10th, 2022

Westside Christmas Party
at Tony Aguirre Community Center
  10:00 am - 1:00 p.m.

WCAN is seeking for 8 to 10 volunteers to help organize Toys and craft materials,  supplies and distribution.

WCAN is seeking for donation that will be used to purchase the toys age 0 months  to 15 y/o, snacks and supplies.

Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org

 

 

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Annual Day Labor Workers Christmas Eve celebration

 Saturday December 24th , 2022

WCAN is seeking for 8 to 10 volunteers to help organize Christmas presents for the  participants of the Day Labor Program and distribution. WCAN is seeking for a donations that will be used to purchase food and  refreshments, new winter coats, hats and gloves for Day Labor Workers
 

For donation and more information contact:
Westside CAN Center - 816.842.1298
info[@]westsidecan.org
 

 

Please CALL or E-mail the appropriate contact person for more information.  Thank you.

To participate as volunteer or to sponsor a community event contact


Westside CAN Center at 816.842.1298 or jorgec[@]westsidecan.org


Together we continue promoting a healthy and safe Westside... the Bestside!

 

 

All indoor/outdoor activities will follow Jackson County, Health Department, CDC and City Covid-19 recommendations.

WCAN will enforce the use of masks and keep social distance as possible. Some activities will be virtual-online, or drive thru or door to door

 

 

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