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



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Dear Westside CAN Center Friends: Here are some ways you can be involved with our programs by becoming a volunteer or with your tax deductible donation or in-kind donation. 


Westside CAN Center Volunteer: Year round we are looking for volunteers for the Summer Splash, Back-Pack school readiness Project, the Family Fall Festival, The Guatemala / Honduras / Salvador and Nicaragua Mobil Consulate and the Christmas Toys-for-Tots. Please contact Jorgec[@]westsidecan.org or visit our website:  www.westsidecan.org for volunteer opportunities.

Westside CAN Supporter: You, your family, your church or your company can sponsor one of the events during the year. Here are some examples:

Summer Splash: Your tax deductible donation will help to purchase, hot dogs, buns, apples, oranges, beverages for children and families that participate in these events at the beginning of the summer. $300.00.

Backpacks - School Readiness: In August we provide 250 backpacks to students of the neighborhood. You can help with cash donations or with the collection of school items for the backpacks such as: crayons, markets, notebooks, sharpeners, erasers, rulers, pen, pencils, paper, calculators, folders, etc. $18 per backpack or $450 for 25 backpacks or $900 per 50 backpacks or $1,800 per 100 backpacks.

Family Fall Festival: Your donation will help to purchase 100 pumpkins, decorations, candy, hot dogs, buns, beverages and prizes for at least 150 participants. $500 per event.

Turkey Tuesday at the Westside CAN: Tuesday before Thanksgiving we support 20 to 30 families with turkeys and supplies. Your donation will go directly to support these families less fortunate. $35 per family. Or $350 per 10 families.

Winter Coats, Gloves and Hats: As winter approaches we want to support the participants of the Day Labor program with winter gear. We support between 60 to 70. $40 per coat or $400 per 10 coats.

Christmas Toy-for-Tots: your donation will help us to purchase toys, batteries, cookies, hot dogs, stockings, and supplies for the Christmas party. $750 per event. We also are in need of volunteers.

Westside CAN Center Day-by-Day: During the year we are in need of dental / hygiene kits, Bleach, Pine-sol, mops, brooms, office supplies, work gloves, coffee, sugar, etc. $100 per month.


Please let us know how you can support programs by your tax deductible donation:

Please consider supporting us at the following levels: $25 $50 $100 $300 $500 $1,000

You can make your donation: One time__ Monthly___ Every other month____ Twice a year ____

Use our Donation Button at the top of this page...

Let us know how we can contact you:
Phone:_______________________________________ Address:______________________________________
Which program you will like to designate your donation:_________________

Make your check payable to:

Westside CAN Center. 2138 Jefferson Street. KC, MO 64108



Below is our wish list for in-kind donations or financial sponsorships.

Office Supplies: file folders, pencils, scotch tape, postage, toner.

Volunteer Medical Professionals: for free or low cost dental work, eye testing, hearing testing.

Kitchen:  stove hood, large pots, pans and utensils.

Storage Unit - $150.00 per month - We do not have the space to store items we collect or maintain for our programs such as school supplies for the Back To School Pep Rally.

Clipart / Software / Constant Contact for e-newsletters / bulletins or membership to Clipart.com, ConstantContact.com which is $350.00 per year

Seeking Donations for Day Laborer Program
Cooking Oil
Canned tomatoes
Garlic powder
Dish Detergent
Toilette paper
Paper plates
Styrofoam cups (8oz)
Plastic Ware (spoons, forks, etc.)
Mens clothing
Winter gloves
Mens shoes / boots
garden tools
snow shovels
wood working tools
actually - any tools
domino sets
chess sets
soccer balls


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